Tag Archives: prevention

First Aid

By Michelle Wagaman, Prevention Services Coordinator I married into a family that is really into games - like dedicate entire large closets to shelves and shelves of board games. There are childhood classics like Sorry! and Life, every version of Trivia Pursuit, card games like Bridge and 500, newer games like Apples to Apples and…
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Sparking Hope

Besieged by a rising tide of overdoses and suicide, the American life expectancy rate dropped for the third year in a row in 2017, according to reports released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Life expectancy in the United States peaked in 2014, when Americans lived for an average of 78.9 years.…
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Picture-Perfect Parenting

From toilet training to learner’s permits, parenting is filled with challenges. Raising children comes with a huge set of challenges, and there aren't many easy answers. But we can help you create a brighter picture for you and your family.  We offer a series of interactive workshops that teach effective discipline techniques, positive parenting approaches,…
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Keeping Kids Healthy

What do Spice, Bath Salts, Fentanyl, and Ecstasy have in common? They're all synthetic--and illegal--drugs. This week is National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week and a great time to make sure any teens in your life understand the dangers of alcohol and drugs. The National Institute on Drug Abuse uses this week to share information…
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