CHRONICLES OF HOPE Production

Chronicles of Hope #Art + Recovery = Freedom Join us on April 16 at the Strand Theater, 117 North Marietta Square, Marietta 6pm: Art Exhibit and Reception & 7pm: “Chronicles of Hope Production”  Immediately following the production “Talk Back” with audience and cast members…

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World Autism Awareness Day

For more information on events click on the picture The eighth annual World Autism Awareness Day is April 2, 2016. Last year marked 10 years of progress since Autism Speaks first opened its doors in 2005.  In 2016, they continue to strive to enhance autism services in every community and get the groundbreaking ABLE Act,…

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March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

Approximately 4.6 million Americans are living with intellectual or developmental disabilities Over 145,000 Georgian adults have some form of intellectual or developmental disability Georgia House Bill 768 is passing through the legislative process, which allows those living with disabilities to establish a tax-free savings account for essential expenses (education, employment training, medical care, housing, and…

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Save Money on Your Prescriptions

Save Money on Your Prescriptions   FamilyWize, a long-time partner of United Way, helps make all FDA-approved prescription medication more affordable for individuals with high prescription costs through the free FamilyWize Prescription Savings Card. Over eight million people have saved on the prescription medications they need through the partnership. » Click here to find out how…

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Investigation uncovers state regulations jeopardizing care for thousands of disabled Georgians

By Matt Belanger – WSBTV – Atlanta A Channel 2 Action News investigation uncovered a state crackdown on Medicaid fraud is putting thousands of Georgians with disabilities are at risk of being cut-off from services. Whitney Fuchs heads the non-profit Georgia Community Support & Solutions, which operates 28 group homes and similar facilities for the…

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Talk Therapy Found to Ease Schizophrenia

Article based on a Study that Cobb/Douglas CSB participated in for two years: early treatment of individuals’ diagnosed with schizophrenia.   HEALTH Talk Therapy Found to Ease Schizophrenia By BENEDICT CAREY OCT. 20, 2015 John Kane, chairman of the psychiatry department at Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, led a study on the treatment of…

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Got Drugs? – National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Got Drugs? – National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day September 26, 2015; 10AM to 2PM     The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. Locate a Collection Site – Search…

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September is Recovery Month, New Technologies for Whole Body Health and Wellness

New Technologies for Whole Body Health and Wellness (Aired: September 2, 2015) This episode looks at the use of new technologies that help people track their physical, mental, and emotional health. Innovations in health information technology and telemedicine have expanded the delivery of treatment and recovery services. New online tools for treatment and recovery such…

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