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This is House Republicans' plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. They released the proposal Monday. It would roll back Obamacare's extensive system for providing health insurance to millions of Americans, eliminate in 2020 the federal aid that has allowed 31 states to expand their Medicaid programs to millions of previously uninsured poor people, and restructure the tax subsidies that help Americans who don’t get coverage through an employer to buy health plans.
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By Helen Fisher - Psychologists have determined that men and women tend to fall in love with individuals from the same ethnic and socioeconomic background; with those of a similar level of intelligence, education and physical attractiveness. But how two individual personalities match up remains unknown. My work investigates the biology of personality, and how it determines compatibility.
News from United Counseling Service
The Psychiatric Medical Team (PMT) is the source for some of the essential services UCS provides to the community of Bennington County as well as the community of clients who come to UCS. They are a small team that help to support all the Divisions of UCS by providing medical treatments for psychiatric conditions and assure clinical standards of services are being maintained Who Is PMT? PMT is made up of nurses (LNAs, LPNs, RNs) and prescribers (APRNs and MDs). They work out of Battelle House, Atwood, Ledge Hill, CRT, and the Northshire office. The head of our team is the Medical Director, Alya Reeve. She reports to the CEO, Lorna Mattern, and the Board. So just what do they do? The nurses provide education to patients and staff about medications, healthy habits,…
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…
What To Do During Summer Months?
Keeping typical children busy during the summer is a difficult task. Doing the same with a special needs child or a child affected by autism is even more difficult and daunting! Much needs to be considered and reviewed to meet the child’s unique needs, capabilities, and interests, all while keeping them busy and pushing them towards their goals Parents should address the following What services are needed to maintain and develop skills? Does your child regress without some sort of intervention or activity? What activities does your child enjoy that will also help reach his/her current IEP (Individualized Education Program) goals? What is the right combination of seasonal activities and therapy hours to help your child…
Codependency 101: What Does Being Codependent Mean?
Are you codependent? If so, there are probably some things you have a tough time accepting about human nature and relationships. On the other hand, perhaps you’re not sure what codependent means, in which case, let’s begin with some basics Codependents need to be needed. They believe making oneself invaluable to another is the pathway to love. It isn’t. It’s the pathway to becoming a doormat, to being taken advantage of and to becoming a target of abuse. When someone loves you and you love them, you want to be with each other (interdependence). You don’t need to be with each other (dependence). The former is a mutual coming together. The latter is tinged with urgency and desperation. Codependents may have difficulty being alone, feel unworthy of being loved and a fear of…
5 Good Tips for a Healthy Relationship
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