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Online Monthly Education & Support for Adults impacted by Parental Addiction

The National Association for Children of Addiction is hosting a monthly online educational series for adults impacted by parental addiction. This online facilitated group features an expert presenting on important topics facing adults nurturing their own resilience, followed by an opportunity for attendees to speak freely.  All meetings are held

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Shared by United Resource Connection May 24, 2024

Tax Day is Coming: How to File an Extension

Tax Day is Monday April 15th this year. If you are a U.S. citizen or resident alien, whether you must file a federal income tax return depends on your gross income, your filing status, your age, and whether you are a dependent. If you must file a tax return, these are

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Shared by United Resource Connection April 12, 2024

Sesame Street Child Development Resources Available Online

Sesame Street (dot) org has a number of developmental resources on multiple topics ranging from asthma and autism, to daily routines, dealing with divorce, traumatic experiences, and parental addiction. These resources can be helpful inside or outside of clinical settings to support children dealing with difficult circumstances. One can search

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Shared by United Resource Connection February 2, 2024

The Significance of Black History Month

This Month is Black History Month, which is officially recognized by the United States, Canada, the U.K., Ireland, and the Netherlands. Black History Month originated in the U.S., where it is also known as African-American History Month. The precursor to Black History Month was Black History Week which was first

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Shared by United Resource Connection February 1, 2024

Resources on Social Security Gov Website

The Social Security Administration website provides direct access to do things like: Check eligibility for benefits, Plan for retirement, Apply for benefits, Sign up for Medicare, Appeal a decision, and/or Check application or appeal status. They offer four portals on their website to accomplish these tasks: there’s a “Documents” portal,

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Shared by United Resource Connection January 26, 2024

Free Online Course for Mental Health of Teens

Yale Psychology Professor, Dr. Laurie Santos, is offering an online 6-week course designed to help teens make wiser choices and live a life that’s happier and more fulfilling. In this course, teens explore what the field of psychology teaches about how to be happier, how to feel less stressed, and

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Shared by United Resource Connection January 25, 2024

Physical Activity Guidelines & Resources for Disease Prevention

The U.S Department of Health and Human Services Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion recently released the second edition of their Physical Activity_Guidelines (available as a pdf). The guidelines provide evidence-based guidance to help people maintain or improve their health through physical activity. They also have released a number of

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Shared by United Resource Connection January 3, 2024

For Children of Addiction, Support Resources During the Holidays

For children and young adults of families impacted by addiction, the holidays, substance misuse, and its related stresses may bring on a great deal of additional fear and isolation. Here are some resources and guidance that can be used to help them through the season. The National Association for Children

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Shared by United Resource Connection December 20, 2023

FREE Daily Mindfulness Exercises for Youth

In partnership with The Cleveland Orchestra, there are FREELY available 40+ weeks of daily mindfulness exercises for Children preschool age through 12th grade. The exercises are available as YouTube videos, designed to facilitate youth brain development with music and mindfulness instruction. A sample video is available for those interested. There

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Shared by United Resource Connection November 18, 2023

CPR “Hands Only” Training Videos and Fact Sheets

Only about 40% of individuals who experience a major cardiac event away from a hospital receive the immediate help they need before professional help arrives. While formal CPR certification is best, research shows that simply viewing online videos also makes a significant difference. Individuals who are shown very brief CPR

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Shared by United Resource Connection November 16, 2023