By Susan Kozak For The News-Herald July 4, 2017 Summer is here. The season most of us yearn for is upon us, filled with sunshine and light. Yet, even with the sunshine, bevy of outdoor activities and the warm feelings of what seems like endless days, our life stresses don’t stop. Our bills still need […]
By Susan Kozak For The News-Herald June 13, 2017 Each year, June 27 is observed as National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Day, with the entire month of June commonly dedicated to PTSD Awareness Month. Mental health advocates and professionals, like the team at Community Care Services, are working hard to bring greater public awareness […]
Several upcoming seasonal celebrations such as St. Patrick’s Day, spring break and Tigers opening day tend to center around consuming alcohol. Not to cast a shadow on the fun and festivities, but these occasions are sometimes an excuse to overindulge or worse, binge drinking, which has very serious consequences. Binge drinking is reported by one […]
Jill Blackson, Deputy Director at Community Care Services talks to Deanna Lites from WWJ Newsradio 950 about strategies recovering alcoholics can use to manage temptations during the holidays.
By Susan Kozak For The News-Herald As the season changes and daylight hours shorten, most people feel a little down and dread going to work in the dark and coming home in the dark. Usual outdoor activities either cease or are brought indoors.This lack of daylight is what has been determined to be the cause […]