Wellness is the pursuit of continued growth and balance in the seven dimensions of wellness. Many people think about “wellness” in terms of physical health only. The word invokes thoughts of nutrition, exercise, weight management, blood pressure, etc. Wellness, however, is much more than physical health. Wellness is a full integration of physical, mental and spiritual well-being. It is a complex interaction that leads to quality of life.
Save a Life! Learn to Administer Naloxone
The Northwestern Prevention Collaborative is partnering with Northwestern Community Services Board to provide a series of Virtual REVIVE trainings for our community. Register for an upcoming event and become part of our lifesaving network of individuals. Everyone has a role in creating a safe, resilient community!
REVIVE Trainings: A State Initiative
The Commonwealth of Virginia has a REVIVE! Opioid Overdose and Naloxone Education (OONE) program that provides training on how to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose emergency using naloxone.
During the pandemic, therapy options have become much more versatile. While most therapists traditionally prefer to meet up in person, this year has changed everything for everyone. There are now more new options available for individual and group therapy.
In addition to the ongoing challenges presented by the COVID-19 global pandemic, the nation’s opioid epidemic has grown into a much more complicated and deadly drug overdose epidemic. The AMA is greatly concerned by an increasing number of reports from national, state and local media suggesting increases in opioid- and other drug-related mortality—particularly from illicitly manufactured fentanyl and fentanyl analogs. The media reports below cite data from multiple and varied sources, including national, state and local public health agencies, law enforcement, emergency medical services, hospitals, treatment centers, research journals and others.