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Alcohol Awareness Month 2017

Source:  https://www.ncadd.org/about-ncadd/events-awards/alcohol-awareness-month Alcohol Awareness Month provides a focused opportunity across America to increase awareness and understanding of alcoholism, its causes, effective treatment and recovery. It is an opportunity to decrease stigma and misunderstandings in order to dismantle the barriers to treatment and recovery, and thus, make seeking help more readily available to those who suffer…

Free Legal Assistance for Vets

Thanks to a new partnership between Stetson Law and the Bay Pines VA Healthcare system, free civil legal assistance is now available to qualifying low-income veterans.   Alumnae Cherilyn Hansen of Gulfcoast Legal Services and Julie Ann Embler of Bay Area Legal Services will work with VA social workers to help veterans. This includes help…