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Opioid addiction is a chronic disease with biological, psychological, and environmental factors that affects millions of Americans and their families. Oftentimes, those closest to individuals suffering substance abuse struggle the most, and for numerous reasons. Family and friends uncomfortably...
This factsheet provides information on how communities, community leaders, and individual citizens can strengthen families, protect children, and prevent child abuse and neglect. (Author abstract)
This sheet of information was developed to provide all couples and individuals in PREP workshops with knowledge about other services that are available if they should need or wish to seek help in any of the following areas: financial problems, other family problems, substance abuse and...
This fact sheet describes different types of family crises and offers tips for parents to make it through the stress of family crisis themselves and to assist children with any stress that they are experiencing as well.
When a child tells an adult that he or she has been sexually abused, the adult may feel uncomfortable and may not know what to say or do. The following guidelines should be used when responding to children who say they have been sexually abused. (Author abstract)
This tip sheet provides the risk factors and warning signs of suicide in young adults. It stipulates that the depression that precedes suicide is treatable. It also provides resources for anyone contemplating suicide and offers ways to help in a suicide crisis.