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News & Events: News

Sep 14

New medical assisted treatment program launched by Community Care Services aims to treat opioid and prescription drug dependency

Susan Kozak For Digital First Media Sep 14, 2018 Opioids have become a major public health crisis here in Michigan and across the nation. A report by the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) and Apriss Health concluded that there were 30 percent more drug-related overdose deaths in 2015 than in 2013, with […]

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Jul 16

Spotlight on suicide, intervention and prevention

By Susan Kozak For Digital First Media Jul 16, 2018 The recent deaths by suicide of designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain were tragic and shocking to many who never personally knew either of them. The idea that anyone with fame, money and success could have thoughts of ending their lives and sadly […]

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Apr 24

Understanding the Mind and Body Connection

By Susan Kozak Special to Digital First Media Apr 23, 2018 May is Mental Health Awareness Month Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. So much of what we do physically impacts us mentally –it’s important to pay attention to both your physical health and […]

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Mar 22

March brings more opportunity to binge drink

By Susan Kozak Special to Digital First Media Mar 22, 2018 March ushers in the spring season, a reason to celebrate after such a long winter. It also happens to bring with it seasonal celebrations such as March Madness, St. Patrick’s Day, spring break and Tigers opening day. And one common element that ties all […]

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Feb 15

Coping with an alcoholic parent

By Susan Kozak Special to The News-Herald Feb 15, 2018 As estimated one in 12 Americans suffer from alcohol abuse or dependence according to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence. As a result, an estimated 26.8 million children are exposed, at varying degrees, to alcoholism in the family, placing them at higher risk […]

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Jan 8

Winter blues…. It’s a real thing.

Jill Blackson visited WXYZ Detroit to share tips on how to avoid the winter blues and what to do if you thinks it’s something more serious.

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Jan 8

Are you feeling blah?

Jill Blackson sits down with Fox 2’s Charlie Langton to talk about strategies for avoiding the winter blues.

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Dec 29

Make your mental health a priority in 2018

Six things you can do to improve your mental wellness: Focus on what you’re grateful for, no matter how small. Get more sleep, even an extra 30 minutes a night will help. Have some fun, do something you enjoy at least once a week. Move your body, try adding a daily walk to your schedule. […]

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