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June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. The Alzheimer’s Association reports that more than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s.  In fact, it is America’s 6thleading cause of death.  Alzheimer’s took my grandmother, Doris, from us in 2019.  Here is a little about her journey. Like many aging Americans, my grandmother struggled with her memory […]

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Life has changed.  We are working from home and schooling our young people. Some may be out of work or worrying if they’ll have a job to go back to when the safer-at-home mandate is over. While we are trying to make sense of an impossible situation, it is easy to forget how important it […]

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month.  Mental Health is important for adults and youth.  As we go into this month, we will be focusing on the youth aspects of Mental Health and talking mainly about Self-Maintenance. A huge part of Self-Maintenance is taking care of one’s mental health.  We previously posted an article aimed at […]

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month.  We will be bringing a couple articles to you about Mental Health.  Today, we are starting with an article that appeared in HRHN’s Quarter 2 Newsletter and is geared towards helping parents deal with anxiety their children might be experiencing due to COVID-19. The National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI) […]

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Heartland Rural Health Network – 2020 Quarter 2 Newsletter on rural health is here! Recently, Heartland Rural Health Network released its latest quarterly newsletter featuring sections on Child Abuse Prevention Month COVID-19 Myths and Facts Let’s Talk About Mental Health Teleworking – the New Norm at HRHN Alzheimer’s Awareness Month – Remembering Doris Self-Care amid […]

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For some, home is a safe haven from the noisy world around us where we can escape the drama and bustle of the outside world. However, with the social distancing and closure of movie theatres, parks, afterschool clubs, museums and many other outlets for education and entertainment it can feel like we are at risk […]

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HRHN published its first 2019 Semi-Annual Newsletter; highlights include Pilot Program launch, AdventHealth news, iMAD Summer Workshops, HRHN Annual Report, iMAD Serves 2,700 students, Opioid Symposiums, and How to Get Involved.

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In This Issue: Program Update iMAD In-School Program iMAD After-School Program Meet The Educators Important Dates Social Media & Contact Information Highlands County STI Data Program Update Program Implementation During the 2017-2018 school year, the iMAD program served 2,697 students. We completed the program at Avon Park Middle School, Heartland Christian Academy, Hill-Gustat Middle School, […]

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