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“When we recognize that their loved ones were people, that had strengths ... and don’t define them by their drug use, that makes it much more healthy for the children to grieve,” the author and social worker Melody Ray said. Have you ever worked with a child grieving the loss of a parent from a drug overdose? How did you manage it? http://ow.ly/3qqY30mZFTy
"Structured opportunities for human animal interactions ... decreases symptoms of depression and anxiety and lowers blood pressure and also decreases loneliness," said Ashley DiGrado, the community health liaison for Roice-Hurst Humane Society. Have you ever utilized animal-assisted therapy? http://ow.ly/a9JZ30mYBSn
"The NCEA says knowledge about elder abuse lags by decades behind knowledge of other forms of violence, such as child abuse and domestic violence. But the issue is critical, especially as more Americans age." http://ow.ly/rIWw30mWNVp
"A work environment tolerant of sexual assault and harassment is believed to be one of the causes of high suicide rates among female veterans, which soared more than 45 percent between 2001 and 2015." http://ow.ly/dbaz30mVVEH
"Sheltering Arms is one of 38 home visiting programs in the state’s Healthy Families New York (HFNY) network that offer voluntary support to new and expecting mothers ...The number of infants placed into foster care in the state was cut by 33 percent from 2012 to 2016." http://ow.ly/WvNO30mUlFf