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Dodge County #3 in opioid overdose deaths, despite small population
DODGE COUNTY — The opioid epidemic has gotten worse throughout the pandemic in Dodge County. We are looking at how a coalition is there working to change that.
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Support for Overcoming Substance Misuse
Learn about problems with drug and alcohol and find support near you.
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2021 Ozaukee Impact Award Winners Announced
Grafton, WI - Over 100 community members gathered for the 2021 Ozaukee Impact Awards on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 within the Ozaukee Nonprofit Center’s event hall. The ceremony was emceed by Tom Wachs, local meteorologist with FOX6. The Ozaukee Nonprofit presented the awards to recognize and celebrate the individuals, groups, and companies that epitomized the spirit of giving in 2021. This new award presentation recognized the community impact these change-makers had made this year.
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What's in Your Backpack? Mindful Self-care and Emotional Rigor During the COVID-19 Crisis
In academic training, intellectual rigor is prized. We aim to challenge students to think in multiple ways, question old and new ideas, and demonstrate creativity and flexibility of mind—just as they will need to do in practice. This training is crucial; complex social problems cannot be addressed without complex thinking. Yet, this training is also incomplete.
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Menthol Cigarettes Kill Many Black People. A Ban May Finally Be Near.
Advocates are hoping that President Biden will soon come out in favor of banning mint-flavored cigarettes and other tobacco products.
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SUPPORTING PEOPLE. EMPOWERING COMMUNITIES.
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Connections App
To help support individuals in recovery from substance use disorder, Addiction Policy Forum has partnered with CHESS Health to launch Connections, a free smartphone app that is scientifically proven to support patients in recovery by reducing relapse and promoting pro-social engagement.
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Wisconsin expands Medicaid coverage of residential substance use disorder
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has announced that the state is expanding Medicaid coverage of residential substance use disorder treatment for members, effective on February 1, 2021.
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Substance Use
Self-Care Tips To Manage Mental Health And Wellness (3 Videos)
Between the shorter days of winter, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and the political and social environments, many people are reporting increased stress, anxiety and depression, as well as mental fatigue.
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7 acts of self-care you can practice during a winter lockdown
Mashable spoke to psychologists and mental health experts about things you can do if your mental wellbeing is being affected by the winter lockdown.
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24-hour Mental Health Emergency Center Planned for North Side
Plans are underway for a new mental health emergency center on the North Side that will bring unprecedented psychiatric services to residents.
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Self-care tips for the new year and navigating the stress of the pandemic
Focusing on self-care is important for starting your year of right and to navigate through all the stress of the pandemic.
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Mental health awareness integrated in Milwaukee classrooms
This has been a tough year for students. There is so much stress both in and out of the classroom. However, some students are finding their best relief -- is inside their school.
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New opioid treatment programs highlight 'forgotten epidemic'
Community Medical Services Clinic Expanding Access to Treatment in Wisconsin, Arizona
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Vivitrol is Quickly Becoming the Go-To Treatment Option for Getting Rid of Opioid Addiction
Dr. Russell Surasky has been turning heads with his effective use of VIVITROL® for successfully treating opioid addiction. This monthly injection has been found to reduce addictive cravings for opiate drugs. Unlike other alternatives like Suboxone and Methadone, it is not an opiate itself.
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Your 10-Point Self-Care Plan for Boosting Resilience This COVID-19 Winter
Faced with COVID-19’s ongoing assault, we all need to bolster self-care practices that help enhance our resilience. Here’s how.
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16 Self-Care Tips to Help Carry You Through This Winter
They won't fix everything, but they might help.
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The Radical History of Self-Care
If you go by social media, it’s easy to think self-care is simply a series of Instagram posts, candles, bubble baths, and yoga pants mainly accessible to well-off young people in expensive urban areas and the suburbs. However, the origins of today’s self-care industry are deeply embedded in the Black Power movement of the 1960s and ’70s, in underserved communities across the country.
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Why Self-Care Isn’t Selfish
The pandemic taught us that when you take care of yourself, you’re also taking care of your family, friends and community. The 7-Day Well Challenge will show you how to focus on self-care in 2021.
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Milwaukee County Health Officials Reflect on 2020
As 2020 draws to a close, and not soon enough as far as most are concerned, local health officials offered a retrospect of what has been a year filled with unparalleled challenges.
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Recovery Reimagined | The Difference Principle Network launches its new health and wellness brand: Sirona Recovery, Inc.
The Difference Principle, Inc., a Milwaukee-headquartered nonprofit, has launched its new health and wellness company, Sirona Recovery, Inc., in order to realign similarly oriented programs within the network under a common brand.
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Meth Addiction: Dangers & Side Effects
Methamphetamine was originally synthesized in Japan in 1893 but wasn't widely used until government on both sides began distributing it to their soldiers during World War II. Today, methamphetamine is responsible for the fifth highest overdose rate in the United States, contributing to 10,333 deaths in 2017 alone.
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Self-care for Human Services Providers During COVID-19
As social workers, we understand the ongoing need to take care of ourselves and each other as we meet the many challenges of our work.
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Coping During COVID-19
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a new disease and what could happen can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children.
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Opioid Dependence Is Part of Our Relationship, But Doesn’t Define It
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Clinical Intersections: The Remnants of Trauma and the Role of Self-Care
The reason why we aren’t okay is because we are social workers who are bound by the Code of Ethics to serve the most underrepresented and struggling members of our community. In doing this, we bear witness to their trauma, to the role that chaos plays in sustaining unbearable status quos and the cycle of violence that our clients are enduring. Our literal job is to hold the information that no one else wants to hear and no one else wants to know about. There is beauty in that fact, and there is pain in it, too.
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Milwaukee Hospitals Look To Fight Opioid Addiction With Recovery Coaches
3 Milwaukee Hospitals Now Offer 40 Recovery Coaches In ER For Patients Who Overdose
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Fond du Lac, Dodge counties awarded over $600,000 grant to combat opioids
Through a $666,000 grant provided by the state, Dodge and Fond du Lac counties are partnering to increase availability and immediacy of treatment for those suffering from opioid use disorder.
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Opioid treatment center opens in Dodge County
A treatment center for Dodge County Human Services and Health and Fond du Lac County’s Department of Community Programs on Monday began offering help to people suffering from opioid use.
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Dodge and Fond du Lac counties join together on grant to fight opioid addiction
The Dodge County Human Services and Health Department has joined together with the Fond du Lac County’s Department of Community Programs to receive $666,667 to fund an regional opioid treatment center.
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