Daily Archives : April 1, 2019

Being the Change You Wish to See

Jennifer Smith, secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs, did not initially plan a career in state government, but as she said, “Sometimes God has plans that cannot be bargained with.”  Today, she finds herself in a…

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Employers, Employees Urged to Address Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Pennsylvania ranks No. 1 on a list it doesn’t want to be on. The commonwealth is outpacing all other states in overdose deaths, having seen a 43 percent increase over the last year. According to the Centers for Disease Control…

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What’s the ‘Clean Slate’ Law?

The often-used term “clean slate” means starting new, typically with a fresh approach. The state’s Clean Slate Law (Act 56 of 2018), which Gov. Wolf signed into law June 28, 2018, became effective 180 days after it was signed. Clean…

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Catching Up with Kitchen Trends in 2019

Kitchens tend to be the go-to space for family and friends — the hangout centers where everyone can converge, converse, and mingle while sharing the prepping and cooking duties. If your home’s culinary hub needs a few refreshing touches or…

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Teenage Alcohol Poisoning? I Never Thought It Would Be My Daughter

It was 12:30 a.m. on a Sunday in December when my cellphone woke me up from a dead sleep. Earlier that evening, my 14-year-old daughter, Jane, had gone to her first formal high school dance and then to her first…

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