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The Difference Principle, Inc., a Milwaukee-headquartered nonprofit, has launched its new health and wellness company, Sirona Recovery, Inc., in order to realign similarly oriented programs within the network under a common brand.
October 30, 2020
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Elijah Edwards begins each day reading Scripture from a Bible as worn from use as his leathered hands are from years of work. He does this from a modest apartment that helped him rebuild his life, providing a foundation to move beyond addiction and homelessness. “I’m grateful because this is what God is doing,” Edwards said.
Vanessa Rivera, Guy Boulton, and Angela Peterson
September 23, 2022
The Marshfield Medical Center-Beaver Dam Pharmacy will help reduce prescription drug misuse with the installation of a medication disposal receptacle in its pharmacy on the first floor of the medical office building on the main hospital campus.
January 27, 2022
DODGE COUNTY — The opioid epidemic has gotten worse throughout the pandemic in Dodge County. We are looking at how a coalition is there working to change that.
November 17, 2021
Learn about problems with drug and alcohol and find support near you.
Start Your Recovery
November 10, 2021
Grafton, WI - Over 100 community members gathered for the 2021 Ozaukee Impact Awards on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 within the Ozaukee Nonprofit Center’s event hall. The ceremony was emceed by Tom Wachs, local meteorologist with FOX6. The Ozaukee Nonprofit presented the awards to recognize and celebrate the individuals, groups, and companies that epitomized the spirit of giving in 2021. This new award presentation recognized the community impact these change-makers had made this year.
October 1, 2021
In academic training, intellectual rigor is prized. We aim to challenge students to think in multiple ways, question old and new ideas, and demonstrate creativity and flexibility of mind—just as they will need to do in practice. This training is crucial; complex social problems cannot be addressed without complex thinking. Yet, this training is also incomplete.
The New Social Worker
August 4, 2021
The treatment alternative program is an early intervention diversion program for low to medium risk offenders and provides substance use treatment and case management services for people in the court system who enter into a deferred prosecution agreement with the Dodge County District Attorney’s Office.
Terri Pederson
June 5, 2021
Advocates are hoping that President Biden will soon come out in favor of banning mint-flavored cigarettes and other tobacco products.
The New York Times
March 22, 2021
March 3, 2021
To help support individuals in recovery from substance use disorder, Addiction Policy Forum has partnered with CHESS Health to launch Connections, a free smartphone app that is scientifically proven to support patients in recovery by reducing relapse and promoting pro-social engagement.
February 20, 2021
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has announced that the state is expanding Medicaid coverage of residential substance use disorder treatment for members, effective on February 1, 2021.
NBC 26
February 1, 2021
Between the shorter days of winter, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and the political and social environments, many people are reporting increased stress, anxiety and depression, as well as mental fatigue.
South Florida Reporter
January 31, 2022
Mashable spoke to psychologists and mental health experts about things you can do if your mental wellbeing is being affected by the winter lockdown.
January 26, 2021
Plans are underway for a new mental health emergency center on the North Side that will bring unprecedented psychiatric services to residents.
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service
January 21, 2021
Focusing on self-care is important for starting your year of right and to navigate through all the stress of the pandemic.
January 15, 2021
This has been a tough year for students. There is so much stress both in and out of the classroom. However, some students are finding their best relief -- is inside their school.
Fox 6 Milwaukee
January 8, 2021
Community Medical Services Clinic Expanding Access to Treatment in Wisconsin, Arizona
PR Newswire
January 3, 2021
Dr. Russell Surasky has been turning heads with his effective use of VIVITROL® for successfully treating opioid addiction. This monthly injection has been found to reduce addictive cravings for opiate drugs. Unlike other alternatives like Suboxone and Methadone, it is not an opiate itself.
Ritz Herald
January 3, 2021
Faced with COVID-19’s ongoing assault, we all need to bolster self-care practices that help enhance our resilience. Here’s how.
Everyday Health
January 3, 2021
They won't fix everything, but they might help.
January 3, 2022
If you go by social media, it’s easy to think self-care is simply a series of Instagram posts, candles, bubble baths, and yoga pants mainly accessible to well-off young people in expensive urban areas and the suburbs. However, the origins of today’s self-care industry are deeply embedded in the Black Power movement of the 1960s and ’70s, in underserved communities across the country.
Teen Vogue
January 3, 2021
The pandemic taught us that when you take care of yourself, you’re also taking care of your family, friends and community. The 7-Day Well Challenge will show you how to focus on self-care in 2021.
The New York Times
January 3, 2021
As 2020 draws to a close, and not soon enough as far as most are concerned, local health officials offered a retrospect of what has been a year filled with unparalleled challenges.
Milwaukee Mag
December 30, 2020
The Difference Principle, Inc., a Milwaukee-headquartered nonprofit, has launched its new health and wellness company, Sirona Recovery, Inc., in order to realign similarly oriented programs within the network under a common brand.
October 30, 2020
Methamphetamine was originally synthesized in Japan in 1893 but wasn't widely used until government on both sides began distributing it to their soldiers during World War II. Today, methamphetamine is responsible for the fifth highest overdose rate in the United States, contributing to 10,333 deaths in 2017 alone.
Dr. Claire Wilcox
October 23, 2020
As social workers, we understand the ongoing need to take care of ourselves and each other as we meet the many challenges of our work.
National Association of Social Workers
October 9, 2020
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a new disease and what could happen can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children.
Centers for Disease Control
October 8, 2020
The reason why we aren’t okay is because we are social workers who are bound by the Code of Ethics to serve the most underrepresented and struggling members of our community. In doing this, we bear witness to their trauma, to the role that chaos plays in sustaining unbearable status quos and the cycle of violence that our clients are enduring. Our literal job is to hold the information that no one else wants to hear and no one else wants to know about. There is beauty in that fact, and there is pain in it, too.
The New Social Worker
July 25, 2021
3 Milwaukee Hospitals Now Offer 40 Recovery Coaches In ER For Patients Who Overdose
Wisconsin Public Radio
March 21, 2019
Through a $666,000 grant provided by the state, Dodge and Fond du Lac counties are partnering to increase availability and immediacy of treatment for those suffering from opioid use disorder.
Sarah Razner, Fond du Lac Reporter
September 17, 2018
A treatment center for Dodge County Human Services and Health and Fond du Lac County’s Department of Community Programs on Monday began offering help to people suffering from opioid use.
Terri Pederson
August 17, 2018
The Dodge County Human Services and Health Department has joined together with the Fond du Lac County’s Department of Community Programs to receive $666,667 to fund an regional opioid treatment center.
Associated Press
January 21, 2022
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