By Prevention Specialist Dawn Drake With the world facing a pandemic due to Coronavirus, schools are shut down, restaurants and non-essential businesses are closed until further notice, many people are forced to apply for unemployment, and some can work from home. Now, working from home is great, but adding virtual schooling with a child,...
By Prevention Specialist Marcia Tilson  I know that life is throwing us quite a curveball right now, and we are all trying to figure out our new normal.  Life has changed dramatically and all of us are wanting to keep everything as normal as possible.  When everything first started, I...
By Hanley Foundation Prevention Specialist Susan Makowski  What we model, our children will mirror is a powerful statement.  It is true in so many areas: the way we talk to and treat people, the way we handle stressful and difficult situations and most immediately the way we are dealing with the current Coronavirus situation.
By Hanley Foundation Prevention Specialist Shannon Prieto We have all heard the old phrases “you lay with dogs, you get up with fleas” or “if you play with a pig, you’re going to get dirty.” While these sayings may be outdated, they still ring true today. As adults we understand that the people we...
By Hanley Foundation Prevention Specialist Jennifer Gavrilko With the arrival of the Coronavirus pandemic, most of the world is now practicing self-isolation, or social distancing. With many people working from home, and children being home from school, we have an unprecedented opportunity to take advantage of quality time at home. Staying at home doesn't...
Josh Weil, B.S.N. Regional Overdose Prevention Specialist for Shelby County https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=20&v=XKaTAgVteRc&feature=emb_logo
Originally posted on Partnership for Child Health Dear Family, It's more important than ever to provide families in our community with information, resources and facts to help you navigate important matters during uncertainty. The coronavirus has put our community into a temporary, new normal, and we are responding by providing...
Originally published on TMZ Dr. Drew says the coronavirus pandemic is creating dangerous sink or swim conditions for drug addicts and alcoholics. The danger doesn't come from the virus itself, instead, Drew tells us it's the quarantines that have people hooked on booze or substances really going through it right now....
Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is the clinical term for alcohol addiction or alcoholism. It is a chronic, relapsing medical condition that requires long-term care. AUD is a multi-faceted disorder with physical, behavioral, social and spiritual elements. Addressing each part of this complicated disease is essential to successful treatment. 
Originally published on ScienceAlert Writing classroom resources on climate change told me a lot about how children – and teachers – view themselves in an uncertain future, like the one we're currently facing as the spread of COVID-19 accelerates around the planet. While putting together a national climate change program...