Free Resources on Addiction

Free Resources Related to Addiction   Addiction is a leading cause of child abuse.   It’s never too early to start the talk. Children who have suffered trauma, such as abuse, neglect, or abandonment are at a higher risk of addiction. The following links to free resources provide valuable insight into the issue of addiction. Thank you…

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month!  I have attached two FREE handouts for you to contemplate. The information contains statistics about child abuse in Florida.   When you think of child abuse, what do you think about? The time during the month of April is a great time to discuss the implications for policies, programs, and funding for children who…

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Prevent Child Abuse – We CAN do it!

Prevent Child Abuse Prevent Child Abuse Louisiana produced and shared this infographic.  Change the statistics to apply to your community – and the message will be powerful.  @pcaLouisiana  For information in Florida, visit www.beaguardian.org, @childguardiansI

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

  Pinwheels for Child Abuse Prevention If you see one of 70,000 pinwheels planted across Florida, the Governor’s Office hopes you’ll think of National Child Abuse Prevention Month this April. And kids will know they’re safe. 44,582 reports of child abuse. Just in Florida. Just last year. Most victims were under 5 years old.  …

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11 Ways to Save on Prescription Drugs

Save on the rising costs of prescription drugs? As Prescription drugs continue to rise, the costs are becoming more of a challenge for both the insured and the uninsured.  Access to prescribed medication is critical for both children and adults.  Lack of access can result in increased stress, patients skipping doses to save money, or…

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Understanding Child Neglect

Understanding Why Some Children are Neglected If you see neglect or abuse call the Florida Abuse Hotline at 800-962-2873, if you see a child in immediate danger call 911. Neglect is rarely a willful act. Most parents want to be good parents, but have trouble dealing with the STRESS caused by: 1. Emotional Problems. Parents…

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