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Breaking chains: community connections against opioids addiction among veterans

Opioid addiction is a leading concern in America. Many veterans suffer from opioid addiction and it is time we stop this in its tracks. Opioid deaths is now a leading cause of death among injury related deaths. There is a link between doctors prescribing opioids and opioid addiction. In Tennessee alone, opioid prescriptions are at 68.5% which in turn as led to opioid dependency an issue. This intervention will decrease opioid deaths, increase knowledge about mental health and opioid abuse...

Building Stronger Communities Through Health Literacy

Building Stronger Communities Through Health Literacy: A Multi-Level Approach In today's fast-paced world, access to accurate health information is crucial for making informed decisions about our well-being. However, language barriers and limited resources can pose significant challenges for some communities, especially immigrants in rural areas. So we're committed to addressing these issues head-on with our innovative public health intervention: "Building Stronger Communities Through Health...

Isaiah 2:4 Turning Swords into Plowshares: Rebuilding After Gun Violence

Community violence can lead to an increased risk of significant physical injuries, as well as mental health conditions, such as depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC], 2022). People who experience multiple adverse childhood experiences, including exposure to violence, are more likely to have both short-term and chronic physical and mental health conditions and behavioral difficulties (CDC, 2022). Community violence can...

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