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September is Recovery Month

Sep 13, 2022 12:00:00 PM / by Leslie D McDowell, DNP, ANP-BC, RN posted in behavioral health, recovery, alcohol use, opioid use disorder


Join the Practice Support Team at Northwest AHEC in observing Recovery Month. 

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April 7th: National Alcohol Screening Day

Mar 30, 2022 2:45:00 PM / by Leslie D McDowell, DNP, ANP-BC, RN posted in alcohol use, screening


Unhealthy alcohol use is the third leading cause of preventable death in the United States. 

Risky drinking is associated with:

  • Cancers of the mouth, throat, esophagus, colon, liver and breast
  • Liver disease
  • Stroke
  • Heart Disease
  • Pancreatitis
  • Injuries and accidents
  • Miscarriages / still birth
  • Depression and Suicide

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Military and Veteran's Health

Nov 8, 2021 9:30:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in Preventive Care, PTSD, mindfulness, veterans, alcohol use


Veterans Day is November 11, 2021. Join us as we celebrate and honor all veterans for their service, sacrifice and willingness to serve for the common good. 

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