We need to talk.
And that's the point of Overdose Awareness Day next week - taking time to start open and informative discussion about how to end overdoses and help those who experience it to get treatment and
Has summer break really just about finished? Seems like it just started for my nephews and yet here they are - ready to head back to the classroom already.
My sister's lucky in some ways. Her boys are eager to get back
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.
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
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
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