What are Community-Based Prevention Programs?

What are Community-Based Prevention Programs?

Community-based prevention programs, like Wellspring Center for Prevention, are designed to address social and health issues in specific communities. These programs engage community members in creating and implementing solutions that promote wellness and prevent problems such as drug misuse, violence, and chronic diseases. Discover what community-based prevention programs are, their role in the larger community,…

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How to Be Healthy and Save Money in 2023

How to Be Healthy and Save Money in 2023

By Hazel Bridges, Contributing Writer Everyone gets excited about the new year because it is a chance to turn over a new leaf and become an all-new you. If some of your resolutions include saving money and getting in better physical shape, then we are here to tell you that you can do both at…

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Advocating for Your Own Health: The Basics

Advocating for Your Own Health: The Basics

By Hazel Bridges, Contributing Writer Being your own advocate when it comes to your health is so important. No one cares more about your well-being than you do, so it’s imperative that you take charge of your health and ensure you’re getting the best possible care available. Wellspring Center for Prevention has listed some tried-and-tested…

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Celebrate Mental Wellness Month in January

Celebrate Mental Wellness Month in January

By Lizz Dinnigan, Preventionist My high school friend Nick completed suicide yesterday. I am not saying this for shock value, but to illustrate that this happens to regular people–friends and family we know and love. Suicide is a leading cause of death in the U.S. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),…

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