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Recognizing and Preventing Suicide What You Need to Know

Every one of us has a role to play in preventing suicide. Whether it’s befriending someone who seems depressed, recognizing the warning signs in a family member, or advocating for suicide prevention programs and hotlines, each of us has a responsibility to our fellow man.

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Is Your Child Meeting Developmental Milestones?

Every child grows and develops at his or her own pace. How your child plays, learns, speaks, acts and moves offers important clues about development. Comparing your child’s activities to those commonly seen in children the same age can help determine whether a child may need additional help.

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Ways to Manage Social Media-Induced Vacation Envy

That social media is one of the most powerful and widespread forms of communication today is without doubt. We use it for everything – from finding out about our favorite brand of shoes, to catching up with a former colleague, to searching for jobs.

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In Honor of Father's Day - Tips for Dads!

Fatherhood has changed across the U.S. Today’s dads are more involved in their families and in their children’s lives than ever before.

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Pregnancy and Addiction Network Featured During All Things Considered

The New Vista Pregnancy and Addiction Network was recently featured during All Things Considered. For the past two years, BPAN has been providing a multi-disciplinary approach to addressing substance use during pregnancy and post partum months.

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7 Tips for Busy Moms this Mother's Day

The day to day pressures of a busy family life can consume the mental and physical energy of even the most steadfast mother.

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How to Talk to Someone You Love About Alcohol

Alcoholism isn’t just a disease that affects the individual who drinks. It’s a family disease, affecting the drinker as well as the people around him or her – spouse, children, parents and employers. Social drinking isn’t the issue.

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Peer Support Specialists Help Addiction Recovery

New trends are emerging in the treatment of addiction. Peer support is the next step in treating addiction. New Vista is one of the few organizations in the Commonwealth offering the state curriculum to train this new position in addiction treatment.

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Pregnancy & Addiction Network Can Help You

Since the late 1980s, policymakers have debated the question of how society should deal with the problem of women’s substance use during pregnancy. Prosecutors in many states have attempted to rely on a host of criminal laws already on the books to attack prenatal substance use.

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Is it time to change your relationship with food?

Food is the fuel that supports every activity of our lives: physical growth, brain development, exercise, creativity, problem-solving, social interaction, work … none of it is possible without food.

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Learn How You Can Fight the Opioid Epidemic

Learn how you can make a major contribution toward reducing the toll of the opioid crisis in Kentucky.

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Helping Family and Friends Cope with Addiction

Over the years, our understanding of substance addiction has changed. Once thought to be caused by a lack of willpower or low morality, we now know addiction is a chronic, relapsing brain disease characterized by compulsive drug seeking and use, despite harmful consequences.

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