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Women in Reentry: How to Increase Your Success

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Incarcerated females experience the Criminal Justice System differently from their male counterparts. Considered the minority, females make up between 10-15% of the justice-involved population. In a setting designed to serve the majority, it’s no surprise that women are often underserved. Women are at risk for getting little to no proper health care for their unique [...]

National Fitness Day: Tips to Motivate You

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Fitness Day, also known as National Workout Day, is celebrated on the first Saturday of May, and is a day dedicated to physical and mental health. We all know that exercise is important, but the demands of everyday life can interfere with our fitness goals. Work, family, school, and other reentry commitments may leave little [...]

How to Maintain Your Sobriety During Stressful Times

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Everyone deals with stress at one time or another, and for individuals in recovery, stress and triggers can challenge one’s sobriety. Substance use is often a quick way to deal with stress, and while drugs and alcohol provide temporary pain relief, they can also inflict much harsher, long-term consequences. You may be asking, “how else [...]

The Opioid Epidemic & Medication-Assisted Treatment

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In 2017, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) declared a public health emergency, commonly referred to as the “Opioid Epidemic". In response to the increasing rates of opioid-related deaths and Opioid-use Disorder (OUD), the government launched several initiatives to combat the crisis. Despite these reform efforts, over two million Americans suffer from OUD, [...]

How to Clean Up Your Digital Footprint and Why It’s Important

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The internet has influenced how we live, communicate, shop, work, and socialize. It’s also changed the way we find and source information. A simple internet search provides a countless supply of data on virtually anything, including people. Similar to a background check, the internet is used by employers, schools, and government assistance agencies as an [...]

Start the New Year with a Clean Slate – Tips to Get Organized

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The new year is a time to reflect on the past and set resolutions for a fresh start. Common New Year’s resolutions focus on health and wellness, financial stability, and organization. Take the time to assess what you will focus on, particularly for your reentry journey, and create a plan to achieve your goals. It’s [...]

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