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SS Council Eating Disorder Toolkit:

Eating Disorders Overview There is a commonly held misconception that eating disorders are a lifestyle choice. Eating disorders are actually serious and often fatal illnesses that are associated with severe disturbances in people’s eating behaviors and related...

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SS Council Family – Mental Health and SUD Toolkit:

SS Council Family – Mental Health and SUD Toolkit:

DrugAbuse.GOV: Families NAMI - When Mental Illness Enters The Family   Addiction is a Family Disease Families of addicts, including both immediate family members and often extended family members as well, are affected in some way by the individual’s substance...

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SS Council Family – Mental Health and SUD Toolkit:

SS Council Domestic Violence Digital Toolkit:

  Intimate Partner Violence and Co-Occurring Substance Abuse/Addiction Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a major public health concern. Recent national media attention has increased discussion regarding this significant health care issue. Definition and...

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In Observance of National Recovery Month (September 2019):

JOIN THE VOICES FOR RECOVERY: TOGETHER WE ARE STRONGER In 2019, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) celebrates the 30th anniversary of National Recovery Month. This marks three decades of spreading the message that treatment is...

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2019 Annual United Way Golf Outing:

The South Suburban Council was a proud sponsor and participant in this years Annual United Way Golf Outing. The event helps with efforts to: Prepare children for academic success and healthy social development. Empowers residents to achieve...

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SS Council Marijuana Toolkit:

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION IN ILLINOIS WebMD A-to-Z Medical Marijuana FAQ What is marijuana? Marijuana refers to the dried leaves, flowers, stems, and seeds from the Cannabis sativa or Cannabis indicaplant. The plant contains the mind-altering...

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SS Council Vaping Toolkit:

        Surgeon General: THE FACTS on e-cigarette use among youth and young adults The Impact of E-Cigarettes on the Lung Facts For Parents About E-Cigarettes & Vaping 5 Vaping Facts You Need to Know Vaping and Lung Cancer: What You Should Know...

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SS Council Flu Preparedness Toolkit:

CDC Fact Sheet Annually, influenza presents a substantial burden to the health of individuals across the United States. It is estimated that influenza results in 9.2 to 35.6 million illnesses, which lead to a significant number of hospitalizations and deaths each...

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SS Council Health Insurance Toolkit:

The South Suburban Council one stop informational toolkit for Health Insurance: How do I sign up for insurance? You can sign up for coverage on the federal Marketplace (Healthcare.gov) or the state Marketplace, depending if your state operates its own Marketplace. If...

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