MAR
28
0

America is Phoning It In

Phone-apps
Cathy Cardew, PreventionistNow more than ever in the world we live in currently, the hot word on everyone's lips is "telehealth."What's telehealth you ask?Telehealth is the use of electronic information, telecommunication and technology to support things we would have usually done in-person such as clinical health care, health-related education, pu...
Continue reading
0
  43 Hits
43 Hits
MAR
28
0

A Single Father’s View

89313360
By Hugh Wallace, PreventionistPicture this, week one of the new normal.Home - aka ground zero - a 17-year-old boy, a 15-year-old girl, and a 12-year-old boy surrounded by packets on packets of assignments and a place that once was an escape now more resembles triage in a chaotic war zone. Woosaahh! There are many things that I have learned and in t...
Continue reading
0
  59 Hits
59 Hits
MAR
22
0

Nobody’s Perfect, Not even Mom

109989699
by ShaRonda AmonDay Two at the Amon Academy Home School After a successful first day of school-at-home, it seemed like things were really going to work out and I was feeling quite proud of myself. The schedule I made for my daughter to complete her written and on-line work was off to a great start! That feeling of accomplishment didn't last long wh...
Continue reading
0
  146 Hits
146 Hits
MAR
22
0

Let’s Get Back to Discussing Underage Drinking

Young-girl-with-Beer-Bottle
Next month is observed as Alcohol Awareness Month. This observe was initiated as a way to increase awareness of alcohol addiction and also as a way to bring understanding of alcohol's causes, that effective treatments are available, and encouraging people recovery is very possible. Alcohol Awareness Month was established in 1987 by the National Cou...
Continue reading
0
  72 Hits
72 Hits
FEB
12
0

Wellspring. Celebrating 40 Years of Community Service.

heather-zabriskie-yBzrPGLjMQw-unsplash
Quick. What do you give someone on the occasion of a 40th anniversary?Well, it would seem that the traditional 40th wedding anniversary has always been synonymous with the ruby. Why? With the stone's bright red hue, it's only fitting that rubies symbolize the strong love that's lasted for 40 years. If you want to go the "nontraditional" way, then y...
Continue reading
0
  238 Hits
238 Hits
JAN
11
0

Do You Know How to Recognize & Respond to Bullying?

Bullying-2
Bullying touches the lives of at least one out of every four children in the U.S. In this year alone, approximately 13 million youth from preschool to high school will experience it. Yet, many parents do not even know their child is a victim. One study revealed that as many as 64% of youth who were bullied did not tell a parent, teacher or any othe...
Continue reading
0
  495 Hits
495 Hits
DEC
05
0

With Holiday Time Approaching, This is a Good Time to Address Underage Drinking

Party--drinking
Despite what you may hear in the news, alcohol is the most widely used substance in the country.And, it is also the among most widely used substance among America's teens and young adults, posing substantial health and safety risks. Believe it or not, the average age for a first drink is 14.Teens try alcohol for a variety of reasons – to exert inde...
Continue reading
0
  446 Hits
446 Hits
OCT
31
0

What Every Parents Should Know About CBD

Marijuana
THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol) is the most well-known component of marijuana, and it is the one that "gets you high," so to speak. But have you heard of CBD? Many parents haven't, or even if they have, they aren't sure what to make of it or even understand if their son or daughter is using CBD. What's certain is that it's becoming more and more widely ...
Continue reading
0
  465 Hits
Tags:
465 Hits
OCT
02
0

It’s Time Parents Knew What Vaping Is

Woman-vaping
As I sit here and write this column, I am sure some of the information below will have changed or updated. That is the nature of the topic I am about to cover. So if something happened over the past week, sorry about that but I am glad you are keeping updated.Anyway, allow me to start with a little bit of a backgrounder. Vaping has been around for ...
Continue reading
0
  206 Hits
Tags:
206 Hits
SEP
05
0

5 Things Parents Need to Know About Back to School & Mental Health

college-student---36234671
By Marjorie Morrison, CEO & President of Psych HubIt's that time of the year again that parents both love and dread. As we begin the back-to-school season, it's important to pay attention to your child's mental health just as much as their physical health. As a parent of three, I've seen firsthand how important it is to monitor your family's me...
Continue reading
0
  483 Hits
Tags:
483 Hits

Subscribe to Our Blogs