Health and welfare

Teaching teens to be “safe” in school?

Consider these facts: In 2015, a total of 229,715 babies were born to women aged 15–19 years, for a birth rate of 22.3 per 1,000 women in this age group… Still, the U.S. teen pregnancy rate is substantially higher than in other western industrialized nations, and racial/ethnic and geographic disparities in teen birth rates persist… Read More

Mental health care gets a pink slip in Dayton

This story better have a happy ending. Right now, a 45 year old service disabled veteran with mental health problems is not in the VA getting treatment, he’s in Sheriff Phil Plummer’s hell hole of a jail. This is where people with misdemeanor crimes end up dead. This is a country that says collectively that Read More

Senior day care facility shuffle part 2

On April 2nd 2017 I wrote about the closing of one of the Senior day care facilities. Friday was the last day for the Senior Resource Connection Adult day services facility in Kettering. Source: Senior day care facility shuts down – Esrati After surveying the landscape of options, I got mom into the Day Away Read More

The Narcan® roundabout

A small business I work with has had the Dayton Fire Department stop by almost every other day- because someone OD’d in their parking lot. The other day it was a city employee. The medics revealed that when they looked him up- they found out that he had been treated the day before as well. Read More

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