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Monthly Archives: December 2013

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

The question may be, what is Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and how does it occur?  FAS are conditions that can occur in a person whose mother drank alcohol during pregnancy. These effects can include physical appearance and behavior issues when it comes to learning. Often, a person with FAS has a mixture of these problems. […]

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

Domestic violence and sexual assault do not discriminate. It is an equal opportunity for individuals who have characteristics of a perpetrator; domestic violence and sexual assault can occur among heterosexual couples and in same-sex relationships. No one should be subjected to domestic violence or sexual assault. Domestic violence occurs when one person needs dominance and […]

Four Pillars: Holistic Approach to Stress Reduction

The four pillars of life being addressed in a Holistic approach to reducing stress are being defined as; Biological, Psychological, Social and Spiritual aspects of a person.  The idea is to find a balance through the management of the four pillars in life.  Since each person is unique, it is essential to get in-touch with […]

Substance Abuse Among Seniors

There is a growing trend that is alarming in substance abuse among seniors. Research indicates that adults sixty and older are at severe risk if they drink or take various medications. Substance abuse among seniors sixty and over has become a “hidden” epidemic across the United States.  These seniors fall victim most often to alcohol, illegal […]