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Jonathan Westendorf

meet the board Jonathan Westendorf

January 29, 2020  |  Addiction, Board members, Mental health

Our newest board member, Franklin Fire Chief Jonathan Westendorf, officially joined in December 2019. Here, Westendorf offers his perspective on being a board member and work to better the community.   I was

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Drug and Alcohol Facts Week

drug facts week

January 21, 2020  |  Addiction, Alcohol, Alcoholic, Drugs, Recovery, Rx drugs, treatment

We've heard it so many times before, but it never gets old or stops being relevant.   Know the facts and help stop addiction.   I know the message is out there all the time. We put it there to be seen, read, and

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Happy New Year 2020

looking forward in 2020

December 30, 2019  |  Addiction, Mental health, Recovery

Here we are, on the brink of a new year. It's always amazing how fast the last year has gone, isn't it? And today, with just one more day in 2019, many may be looking back at what's been achieved over that year - and

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research counseling providers

Five things to consider when starting counseling

November 13, 2019  |  Addiction, Counseling, Mental health

When someone decides it's time to get some help for a mental health or addiction issue, or when they are told to do by a court, those first steps are truly tough. It's truly not an easy thing to tell yourself you need

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Does a loved one have a mental disorder?

How do I know it's a mental illness

How Do I Know if My [Parent, Child, Sibling, Friend, Co-Worker] Has a Mental Disorder? Many people with mental health disorders and their loved ones know that May is Mental Health Month and this year marks its 70th

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Meth on the rise

Meth on the Rise

March 27, 2019  |  Addiction, meth, treatment

The Old/New Drug of Choice: Methamphetamine is on the Rise How it's affecting our communities Back in the ’90s, Methamphetamine, aka “Meth”, was the big drug abuse problem in the US When the government

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