March 4, 2019

Addiction and Eating Disorders

A toxic and often secret partnership At school and the media, school-aged youth are bombarded with unhealthy, unrealistic messages about being thin, popular, attractive, cool, etc. […]
September 11, 2018

Empower Lunch Hour

Join a passion purpose community event where you can mix, mingle and meet new people who are making a difference. Bring a colleague or friend and […]
August 22, 2018
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Sickly sweet: How much sugar is too much?

UMass Lowell researcher weighs in on how to avoid hidden sources, make healthier choices to reduce health risks Sugar. Some people crave it. Others are wary […]
April 5, 2018

Text Your Emergency to 911

Starting today, April 2, 2018, if you are not near a landline, you can text your emergency to 911.  This new feature will allow better access […]
February 23, 2018
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Delaying Action Costs Lives: Treatment

If a child says they are considering suicide or has made a suicide attempt, immediate treatment may be necessary.  “One of the most important things is to […]
September 22, 2017
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What Do I Do With My Child?

College can be an exciting time for many young adults. It is where they experience many firsts, including a new lifestyle, friends, roommates, exposure to new […]
March 6, 2017

Media and the Mirror

Media and the Mirror A young girl in her mid-teens stares at a mirror, a wounded look in her eyes as she dissects the reflection looking […]
September 30, 2016

Eating their words

While there are many forms of bullying, the type that directly attacks a child’s weight is proven to have harmful, even life-threatening effects that can manifest […]
August 30, 2016

Road to Recovery

When JuliAnn Crommelin was 13, she started sneaking beers out of her parent’s kitchen cabinet. “Drinking just put me in a different state of mind. It […]
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