March 25, 2020
Category: BlogViktor Frankl once wrote, that which gives light must endure burning. While the COVID-19 pandemic is casting a dark shadow over the world, individuals in our community are burning bright. There is currently a shortage of personal protective equipment for essential service providers. Erica Grossman and Marion Bock, of Bowling Green, are producing
March 22, 2020
Category: BlogSocial distancing is an appropriate strategy to stop the spread of the Coronavirus. But for those individuals with mental health and addiction issues, this isolation can increase the risk of self harm or suicide, violence, psychotic episodes or relapse. Connecting with peers, counselors and physicians is a key part of the recovery process for those with a
February 27, 2020
Youth on the Edge
It’s hard to imagine our young children using drugs or being around other kids who you use. We try to avoid the signs, not recognizing his or her warning behaviors. “My child doesn’t use drugs, he goes to a good school, she plays sports.” We have heard it all. It is okay to be afraid. If you suspect your child is using drugs, call Unison Health. We can help!
January 13, 2020
Are you on track with your New Year's resolution?
According to a study by Forbes, “Less than 25% of people actually stay committed to their resolutions after just 30 days, and only 8% accomplish them.” There are different ways we can accomplish this goal and make it stick, but first we need to be aware of where we are in the stages of change.
February 25, 2019
Quick—how many prescription medicines are in your house right now?
Are you sure?
A recent study in the Journal of Drug Education indicated that as many as 77% of households keep at least one prescription medicine in their home that could be used for non-medical purposes. These include not only opioid-based pain medications, but also sedatives (benzodiazepines or other anxiety medications) and stimulants such as ADHD medications. All these medications have the potential for abuse, and they’re most likely to be abused by kids and adolescents.