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5 Things You Should Know about the Opioid Crisis

The New York Times calls it “America’s 50-state epidemic.” The Washington Post says “the crisis appears to have left no community untouched.” And CNN reports that it’s the “leading cause of accidental death in this country.” It is opioid abuse – an epidemic that causes nearly 100 overdose deaths each day. Dr. Joel Holiner, executive…
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Women's and Children's Teen Depression suicide
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The Good, The Bad & The Why “13 Reasons Why” is Striking a Chord

They’re calling it the new must-see series on Netflix. But it’s giving pause to some schools, parents and mental health experts. 13 Reasons Why, whether you like it or not, has sparked a crucial – and perhaps overdue – conversation about youth suicide. Based on a young adult (YA) novel of the same name, 13…
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HCA Women's and Children's Hands Domestic Violence infection prevention
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TriStar Centennial Medical Center Caregivers Take on Domestic Violence

Less than two years after a mass shooting killed 14 people in San Bernardino, tragedy struck the California community again last Monday when an elementary school teacher was fatally shot by her husband in an apparent domestic violence incident. The abuser also killed an eight-year-old boy and wounded another child, before turning the gun on…
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