School nurses deal with countless amounts of children on a daily basis. Children come to them for something as simple as needing a band aid or something as complicated as emotional issues. Being able to talk to them first hand allows them insight to their emotional and physical health. School nurses can see if a
Living with a parent who is an addict can be extremely difficult. If you, yourself don’t have a problem with drugs or alcohol it is nearly impossible to understand the self-destructive compulsion that drives someone to use. Always remember YOU are the most important! You have to know how to take care of yourself first!
September is National Recovery Month. Recovery Month’s purpose is to educate people on the disease of addiction and mental health issues and to spread positive and encouraging messages to those in or affected by recovery. It is also to show the general public that treating behavioral and mental health will improve overall health. National Recovery
There are many things we celebrate in our lifetime. One of the most important celebrations in my heart that I hold close is my clean date. There were years I was hesitate and did not want to make a big fuss but this is very important not only to the addict celebrating but the newcomer
Labor Day weekend is generally the last kind of “summer hurrah” and lots of people are out traveling. Labor Day brings with it a chance to recognize hard work while enjoying an extended weekend, but the celebrations can turn deadly when people drink and drive. Labor Day weekend is one of the dangerous times on