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drug overdose

help for addiction

July 14, 2021  |  Addiction, Opiates, overdose, treatment

Today's news that drug overdose deaths across the U.S. in 2020 hit the highest levels every recorded is deeply concerning. It also points to a need for more education and access to treatment and recovery services. Our

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friends helping friends

on being helpful

Last weekend the Dayton Daily News published a story about a young girl who took her own life shortly after COVID-19 shut things down last March. That got me to thinking - are people taking time to check in on friends

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sleep and mental health

fixing your sleep

June 10, 2021

We've had a rough year - well, more than a year, really. Adjusting life amidst a pandemic has meant not just working more from home and spending more time indoors. It's also meant a lack of sleep. Admittedly, my sleep

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kids learning online

Kids, COVID and Mental Health

May 11, 2021  |  Anxiety, COVID-19, Kids, school

NOTE: This article appeared in the Wilmington News Journal on May 11, 2021:     Not long after COVID-19 started shutting things down last year, I got a call from my sister. Her oldest, a 13-year-old who had been

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beautiful garden

Life's weeding process

April 29, 2021  |  Coping, mental health

Our guest blog writer this week is Michelle Rolf, Southwest Ohio Director at Mental Health America of Northern Kentucky & Southwest Ohio:   I was working in the garden last weekend (remember… when it was warm and

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Alcohol Awareness Month

Be One of Us

You may have heard it from friends or family members before when you're having a drink: "I'm just having one." But is it really? Truth be told, the amount of alcohol in one beer is different from the amount of alcohol

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