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  • ビーコンは飛散防止をサポートします

    12月 17, 2018

    Shatterproof is a national non-profit organization working to end the devastation addiction causes families. Shatterproof’s advocacy efforts have helped 15 states pass legislation to broaden access to life-saving naloxone, strengthen prescription drug monitoring programs, and ensure prescriber practices align with CDC guidelines on opioid stewardship. How Beacon will support Shatterproof Beacon will provide Shatterproof a three-year grant that will help fund the development of a rating system of addiction programs nationwide. The rating system Beacon is helping to develop will keep treatment centers accountable and ensure that evidence-based best practices are being upheld. Additionally, Beacon is: Participating in the Shatterproof task force to shape the development of the rating system…

    命を取り戻す

    1月 19, 2018

    “He can do wonderful things, and I want to just give him that opportunity. I want him to have a normal life.” “Once she hit the age of 13, instead of calling the ambulance, they were going to call the police and lock her up. And I did not want her to get caught up in the criminal system.”   “I almost talked myself into believing that this was the person I was going to be…an alcoholic, drug-using person. And in some kind of strange denial, I thought that that was my destiny.” In the powerful new documentary Recovering Lives, we follow the journeys of three Beacon members receiving support…

    ビーコンの自殺予防への取り組み

    9月 5, 2017

    Every year, more than 41,000 people die by suicide, making it the tenth leading cause of death in U.S. While these statistics are sobering, Suicide Prevention Awareness Month reminds us that dying by suicide is not an inevitability. In fact, for every one person who dies by suicide in the U.S., there are approximately 278 people move past serious thoughts of suicide, and nearly 60 who have survived a suicide attempt, the overwhelming majority of whom will go on to live out their lives (National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention). Suicide is preventable, yet it remains a highly stigmatized topic that many of us feel uncomfortable discussing, even with friends…

    児童精神科アクセスプログラムは、PCPの行動的健康サポートを提供します

    1月 4, 2017

    児童防衛基金は、10人に1人の子供が自宅や学校の機能を損なうほど深刻な精神疾患を患っていると報告しています。しかし、全国的に児童精神科医が不足しているため、行動医療へのアクセスは子供とその家族にとって重大な問題です。その結果、多くの人が必要な専門治療を受けていません。子供は、問題行動医療の専門家よりも信頼できるプライマリケア医(PCP)に診てもらう可能性が高くなります。ただし、PCPには、行動上の健康診断を実施したり、向精神薬を処方したりするために必要なツールやリソースが不足している場合があります。児童精神医学アクセスプログラム(CPAP)は、これらの子供たちの治療へのアクセスを改善するのに役立ち、…