Trapped Teens: A Human Trafficking Story

Trapped Teens: A Human Trafficking Story

Sixteen year old Georgie was working her part time job at the cell phone accessory kiosk at the mall. Time was moving slow but she was down to her last 15 minutes of her shift. She planned to meet her friend Beth at the theater to see the new chick flick. She was...
E-cigarettes and Vapes and JUULs, Oh My!

E-cigarettes and Vapes and JUULs, Oh My!

Electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, are a relatively new tobacco product that have been sold in the U.S. for about a decade. The e-cigarettes currently in the U.S. marketplace have not been systematically reviewed by the Food and Drug Administration...
New Year Reflection

New Year Reflection

2019 is here! You may have many feelings when you reflect on the year you leave behind and think about the new years goals. However, before we go off on the whole “New Year, New Me” thing, let’s take a moment to self reflect. When we think about things we want to...
Managing Holiday Stress

Managing Holiday Stress

The holiday season often brings unwelcome guests — stress and depression. And it’s no wonder because the holidays present a dizzying array of demands — parties, shopping, baking, cleaning and entertaining, to name just a few.   But with some practical tips,...
Just Call 2-1-1

Just Call 2-1-1

Do you need community resources but don’t know where to turn? Do you have questions like: “My electricity is going to be disconnected soon, who can help me?” “My daughter is in need of counseling, where do I call?” “I am cleaning out my mother’s house and have items...
Fight the Flu

Fight the Flu

The flu, also known as influenza, is a contagious respiratory disease that is caused by the influenza virus. Influenza is spread by droplets of moisture; when someone with influenza sneezes, coughs or talks the droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people...
Don’t Do It Alone

Don’t Do It Alone

Recent studies suggest that isolation is a growing problem across America, often compounded by limited transportation options in rural areas. A recent survey of 20,000 adults in the United States found that nearly half of the respondents suffered from recurring...
Stress and Relaxation

Stress and Relaxation

As we near the end of National Family Caregiver Month, know that you, as a family caregiver, need extra tools in your toolbox to cope with the extra demands of caregiving. AND that November isn’t the only month of the year to be thinking about your health and...
When Money is Tight

When Money is Tight

Everyone has a budget these days, especially with the rising cost of food, products and services.  Whether you are on FoodShare or not, money can be tight. Finding ways to stretch those dollars can be challenging but very important, especially so you can choose the...