HPR II launches KnowRx.org site

Visit KNOW the RxSK to learn more about safe opioid use – Health Planning Region II has launched a new website, KNOW the RxSK – Use with Caution (KnowRX.org), to help educate the public about the risks of prescription drug misuse and importance of proper disposal. The website features information about opioids, what opioid addiction “looks…

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“Before every game, I throw up,” he said. While playing in the biggest game of his life Eagles guard Brandon Brooks will also take on his anxiety disorder

Thanks to Leo Espina for bringing this to my attention. I’ll be sharing this article today with a group rookie fire fighters who are preparing to graduate shortly. While playing in the biggest game of his life Eagles guard Brandon Brooks will also take on his anxiety disorder By Bill Plaschke, LA Times FEB 02,…

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Suicide isn’t just a ‘white people thing’

Kimya N. Dennis Associate Professor of Sociology and Criminal Studies; Creator and Coordinator of Criminal Studies program, Salem College As a sociologist and criminologist, I often do community outreach on mental health prevention. I urge organizations and programs to avoid “one size fits all” approaches. There are many ways that mental health issues can impact…

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“For lack of a better term, you’re a cash cow for the state,”

As Virginia’s liquor monopoly approaches $1 billion in annual sales, it’s moving to a corporate business model in all respects but one — it still needs permission from state lawmakers to reinvest its profits for room to grow… http://www.richmond.com/news/virginia/government-politics/general-assembly/virginia-abc-looks-for-room-to-grow-as-it-nears/article_f9d26665-f117-5a5a-a862-e1f624d5890b.html?utm_source=RTD%20Email

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