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A Baby Lost, the co-occurring relationship between IPV and Substance Use Nov 13th, 2019

She woke up rudely from a nightmare. She looked around and noticed that she was in a hospital room, her arms hooked up to machines that beeped loudly. She caught her reflection on a metallic surface and noticed the large black bruise puffing up from her left eye. Her lip...

Preventative Parenting Oct 10th, 2019

Preventative Parenting Parents often finds themselves wondering if their child will end up using drugs/alcohol or if they already do. The National Institute of Drug Abuse has done research that shows how much parents play an important role in preventing their children from using drugs/alcohol. She’s unusually quiet on the...

The Swerve Sep 12th, 2019

David had spent the summer working for his uncle. Every morning at 5:30 his uncle would pick him up and out they went for a day full of trimming trees, raking leaves and cutting lawns. David would come home exhausted from working hours under the summer sun but was re-energized...

First Responders Come Last Sep 4th, 2019

Today, as hurricane Dorian leaves the islands of the Bahamas in complete devastation, with the death toll rising as the eye of the storm moves towards the US East Coast, first responders are task with the role of trying to develop a safety net for those who have survived and...

Why they clock me? Aug 29th, 2019

What if they clock me? Her eyes open suddenly from a reoccurring dream that she’s been having every morning for a year now…running from something that is not easy for her to make out. She reaches up and turns off her phone alarm, her eyes take a moment to adjust...