Addiction is a disease of the soul, mind, brain, body, and emotions. It is also is a disease of relationships. It’s important to understand that while the obvious is true, addiction has a negative impact on relationships, the reverse is also be...
UCS welcomes Teal to Psychiatric Medical Team
Tue, 07/18/2017 - 2:38pm -- Denise Sortor United Counseling Service welcomes Laurie Teal, APRN, as the newest member of the Psychiatric Medical Team (PMT). The PMT supports all Divisions of UCS by providing medical treatments for psychiatric conditions and ensuring clinical standards of services are being maintained. The team also provides psychiatric consultation to Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC). “We are excited to have Laurie on board,” says UCS Executive Director, Lorna Mattern. “She has a deep concern and passion for psychiatric care and will be a valuable asset to our team.” Teal comes from a background of over 25 years of acute inpatient psychiatric care. She has been a group facilitator for Cognitive Behavior Therapy…
Charter school facts vs. myths: What NAACP needs to learn
Two Fridays ago, a national debate in education came to Florida: Are charter schools a good thing, and specifically, are they good for children of color? The second part of the question is particularly interesting to the civil-rights organization that hosted a hearing in Orlando to explore it: the NAACP . It’s also a vital question to me as an African-American educator. So, I made the trip from Polk County to speak.
Chef Massimo Bottura: An Artiere of Italian Cuisine
Where else would you meet with an avowed art-lover and aficionado but in a museum? Massimo Bottura was spending his downtime the day before the World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards gala in New York City in his favorite environment: surrounded by the work of artists he reveres. We have had many conversations in unusual locales, including a bacchanalian Gelinaz event in Lima when the detail-oriented chef was worked up over the fact that his octopus dessert would have to hold until the wee hours of the morning before being served.
Laughing Through Recovery: The Addicts Comedy Tour
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