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The Dangers of Substance Abuse in the Workplace

By Buddy T Buddy T is an anonymous writer and founding member of the Online Al-Anon Outreach Committee with decades of experience writing about alcoholism. Alcohol and drug abuse by employees cause many expensive problems for business and industry ranging from lost productivity, injuries, and an increase in health insurance claims. The loss to companies in … Read More

Latino Mental Health

See original article HERE. Latinos are no different when it comes to prevalence of mental health conditions when compared to the rest of the population. However, your concerns or experiences and how you understand and cope with these conditions may be different. This page focuses on the common challenges many Latinos face in seeking mental health … Read More

Caring For Your Mental Health During COVID-19

The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger. Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations.  How you respond to the outbreak can depend … Read More

Suicide in Missouri: Where We Stand

University of Missouri—St. Louis In 2013, suicides outnumbered homicides by more than two to one in Missouri (958 vs. 390).* Among Missouri youth/young adults ages 15‐24, suicide was the 2nd leading cause of death. More Missourians died by suicide than by motor vehicle accidents (958 vs. 757). The use of firearms is the primary means … Read More