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After Newtown: What mental health system?

I don’t want to talk about Liza Long. She’s the blogger whose post, “I am Adam Lanza’s mother,” went viral this weekend, spawning harsh criticism and resulting in a joint statement by Long and writer Sarah Kendzior Tuesday expressing “the need for a respectful national conversation on mental health.” But…

Art, awareness and prevention keep teens above the influence

By Charlotte Tallman The Unified Prevention! (UP!) Coalition for a Drug-Free Do a Ana County is bringing art, awareness and prevention together through the Above the Influence (ATI) Art Project-a project asking teens to create their own visual expressions of the Above the Influence symbol. Parents, organizations and schools are…

GRAY MATTERS: ‘Operation Santa’ provides gifts for low-income families

By Bonnie Sullivan Finley Ho Ho Ho! Bonnie Sullivan Finley takes us to the hub of Santa’s volunteer work in Del Norte county: “Operation Santa.” Here, volunteer elves are busily working their holiday magic to enable hundreds of low-income families to enjoy Christmas this year. Happy Holidays! — Todd Metcalf…

Promises Treatment Centers Finds Addiction Interventions Particularly Powerful Over the Holidays

Press Release While many families overlook drug or alcohol problems during the holidays to keep the family intact, the addiction specialists at Promises Treatment Centers have found that addiction interventions are especially powerful at this time of year. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 29, 2011 Holiday music and films instill…