Moving into a new era of Trauma-Informed Care
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Moving into a new era of Trauma-Informed Care

Children’s author Wendy Mass’s book The Candymakers is a playful mystery about four children invited to compete in a candy-making competition. The story becomes clearer as Mass reveals each child’s…

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Suicide Prevention: help save a life
Mental health, PTSD and suicide prevention. Post-traumatic stress disorder.

Suicide Prevention: help save a life

Before the pandemic, suicide was the tenth leading cause of death in the United States with an average of 132 Americans dying by suicide each day. The American Foundation for…

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Yvonne Serrano: a story of survival
Teal ribbon awareness on woman's hand for Ovarian Cancer, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) disease, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Tourette's Syndrome, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Yvonne Serrano: a story of survival

When Yvonne Serrano learned she had uterine cancer, it had already spread to her ovaries and nearby lymph nodes. She was in Stage 3C uterine and ovarian cancer, moving toward…

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This is not the year to skip your flu shot
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This is not the year to skip your flu shot

Flu season is around the corner and with the threat of COVID-19 still circulating within our communities, we need to do everything within our power to prevent getting the flu.…

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Heart failure is frightening but manageable for most people
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Heart failure is frightening but manageable for most people

Although the term “heart failure” can be alarming, many people live normal lives for longer periods through early diagnosis and treatment. Heart failure is actually quite common, affecting nearly 6.5…

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