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...
Originally Published on Psychiatry.org Addiction is a complex condition, a brain disease that is manifested by compulsive substance use despite harmful consequence. People with addiction (severe substance use disorder) have an intense focus on using a certain substance(s), such as alcohol or drugs, to the point that it takes over their life....
Originally Published on Center on Addiction WHAT IS ADDICTION? Addiction is a complex disease, often chronic in nature, which affects the functioning of the brain and body. It also causes serious damage to families, relationships, schools, workplaces and neighborhoods. The most common symptoms of addiction are severe loss of control, continued use despite...
Originally Published on Addiction Hope Recovery is a “Family Process.” Families are an extremely important component of their child’s recovery, therefore, their roles are complex. Learning how to meaningfully participate in recovery and gain acceptance will positively impact how a loved one responds. If you are a parent or caregiver...
Originally published on Very Well Mind Children living in homes where there is parental substance abuse can find life difficult, unpredictable and confusing. Sometimes they even believe the alcohol or drug abuse is their fault. Dealing with the chaos and unpredictability of their home life, children can receive inconsistent messages.
Originally Published on Palm Beach Post While medical personnel and first responders are on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic, delivery drivers are providing a lifeline too. Food delivery drivers have always been peddlers of convenience, but in coronavirus-land, their status has elevated with each ratchet of restrictions.
Originally published on WESH 2 News A Flagler County School District employee has tested positive for the coronavirus, officials said in a news release Wednesday afternoon. District officials said they were notified Wednesday by the Florida Department of Health that an employee had tested positive. Advertisement Officials...
Originally Posted on Palm Beach Post Howley’s Restaurant on Dixie Highway became a mini-food distribution center Saturday as owner Rodney Mayo handed out food to charities and to workers left jobless by the coronavirus. WEST PALM BEACH — One by one Saturday, from as far away as Okeechobee, the...
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