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Posted March 10, 2020
As we become a more trauma-informed agency, staff at Uplift Family Services hear a lot about “self-care.” But what is self-care, why is it important, and what does it look like for you?
Posted March 3, 2020
Welcome! We had some exciting events, celebrations, and other posts shared on our social media channels this past month. Read on for a recap of last month’s highlights here at Uplift Family Services!
Posted February 25, 2020
It all started with a chronic pain condition caused by a neuroma on the bottom of Kimberly Barney’s foot, for which she was prescribed Vicodin. The surgery to repair it was unsuccessful, and the condition was treated with the extensive use of prescribed opioids by a succession of doctors. During that time, an addiction took hold, and Roger and Jeannette watched their bubbly, upbeat daughter with a wonderful sense of humor turn into an angry, almost unrecognizable version of herself.
Posted February 19, 2020
Human-centered design is a philosophy that empowers the teams and individuals designing products, services, systems, and experiences to address the core needs of those who experience a problem. Beyond this dictionary definition, what does “human-centered design” really mean? And, more…
Posted February 11, 2020
Any organization can say it intends to become trauma-informed, or even that it is trauma-informed. The question is, what has that organization done to get there?
Posted February 4, 2020
According to the CDC, about half of high school students report having used marijuana, while two-thirds have tried alcohol, and one in four have used an e-cigarette. Unfortunately, substance use at an early age can negatively impact a child’s development and well-being, and can lead to other unhealthy behavior choices. Our Addiction Prevention Services provide substance abuse prevention, intervention, and post-intervention services for children and teens who are both at-risk and currently involved in these high-risk activities.