Insights & Updates

A Long-term Solution to Addiction

There have been a lot of media accounts recently regarding the heroin epidemic in the nation and in the Mahoning Valley. I hope we all realize that this is not a law enforcement problem or a school problem — it is a community problem. We are all affected by the …

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Employee Assistance Program — a Smart Investment

What is an Employee Assistance Program? I get this question a lot from business owners in the community who have heard the term but aren’t exactly sure what it entails. I tell them that an Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) is a real asset for many organizations. You’ve heard the saying …

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The Stages of Change

Making a major lifestyle change is never easy. But success is more likely if you understand that change is a process, not a one-time decision. A weight-loss program is good example of this. You don’t flip a switch and suddenly eat less and healthier and lose weight. It’s a longer …

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Parents Can Greatly Influence Children’s Choices

Your kids listen to you. Wait…what? It’s true. When it comes to the subject of drugs and alcohol, your kids are paying attention to what you’re saying. And according to JoinTogether.org, statistics prove that kids who learn about the risks of drugs and alcohol abuse from their parents are up …

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Drug Testing Doesn’t Always Require Termination

Some business owners and managers fear random drug testing almost as much as the employees who know they’re likely to fail the tests.  Why? Because they believe the employee who failed the test has to be to terminated.  If you’ve ever participated in a firing, you know it can be …

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