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UB Self Care

Mellow Your Stress in Just a Few Minutes Recent news about the risks for healthcare professionals responding to COVID-19 has raised awareness of the critical demands they are facing. Frontline workers in the field of addiction and recovery or who are providing grief support are making sacrifices that are putting their physical and mental health …

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RHB Profile

Peer Grief Helper Profile: Robyn Houston-Bean By Kerry J. Bickford, Newsletter Editor Robyn Houston-Bean was heading out the door to work one morning in May 2015, when she stopped short and turned around. Her 20-year-old son, Nick, was supposed to have left for his shift as an Emergency Medical Technician hours earlier, but his car …

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Two Griefs

Two Kinds of Grief for Two Precious Sons By Glen Lord, SADOD Director I’m a father of three boys.  A son who died from complications of a tonsillectomy in 1999, a second son who is a full-time sergeant in the National Guard, and successfully living his life, and my third son, a beautiful human being …

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