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A Chicago nonprofit organization has rolled out a nifty mobile solution that mental health response professionals can use to help Illinoisans. After several months of planning and rounds of brainstorming, meetings, and testing, Chicago-based nonprofit Trilogy began releasing its innovative mobile solution to the public in January of this year. Officially known as First Response Alternative Crisis Team, the mobile platform has received over 230 calls from Illinoisans seeking help for mental health issues, either for themselves or a loved one. A 911 alternative for those in need of urgent mental health help Because stress, depression, anxiety, and other traditional…

Did you know that more than sixty percent of people who use CBD flower choose to do so in order to treat a medical condition? More and more people are talking about CBD these days. Despite the many benefits of using the compound, many people still don’t know what it is and how to use it.  To help you out, we’ve created a guide. Read on and we’ll tell you about the important details. What Is CBD Flower? CBD has a lot in common with THC, which is the active ingredient of marijuana that makes people feel “high.” Both of…

The correlation is there for all to see; an increase in the availability of refined foods has seen health in most countries plummet to dangerous levels. The result? Well, let’s not get too pessimistic, but it’s safe to say that obesity, heart disease, and umpteen other conditions, along with the associated insurance implications, are there for all to see. One thing that many of these refined foods have in common is sugar. It’s been around for years – and it certainly isn’t going away. However, it can be controlled. Just like smoking, sugar can be addictive, and through today’s article,…

Did you know that 80 % of Americans who have a gym membership do not use it? Of course, we all know the importance of exercise for our health, but finding time to slot in a workout can sometimes make exercise seem daunting. Luckily you can implement some tips and tricks to incorporate convenient exercise in your day-to-day life. Keep reading to find out five easy ways you can implement exercise into your daily routine. 1. Park Far Away Whenever you drive somewhere, you can trick yourself into taking more steps by choosing the farthest parking space from your entrance. You’ll increase your…

Operating a medical office or something of a similar nature means you have the care of many people. With that idea in mind, are you doing everything possible to make life better for your patients? From the medical care they get to handling their billing, scheduling and more, you want them happy. So, what will it take for you to make life better for those you serve? Your Products Matter at the End of the Day One of the best ways to make your patients happy is to be sure you have first-rate products. If you do not, not only…