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It takes a village: Kinship Care Month
Generally speaking, a child with or without disabilities may be raised by one or both parents. However, there may be life circumstances such as the death of one or both parents, or if one or both parents are either financially, … Continue reading
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What are Addiction and Recovery and are They Covered by the ADA?
According to the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), addiction is a “treatable, chronic medical disease involving complex interactions among brain circuits, genetics, the environment, and an individual’s life experiences.” People with addiction may use substances, such as drugs or … Continue reading
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Curb Cuts in the Road to Recovery
September is Recovery Month, sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), increasing awareness of mental and substance use disorders and celebrating the people who are traveling the Road to Recovery. That road can be a challenge … Continue reading
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