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Six things adults can do to prevent teen drinking

“Help for Today. Hope for Tomorrow” is the theme of this year’s National Alcohol Awareness Month, April 2013. The campaign encourages individuals and families to get help for alcohol-related problems and to take steps to prevent alcohol use among youth.  “Alcohol remains the drug of choice for young people and is something we are concerned […]

May 01, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Community Needs Forum set

The Women’s Fund El Dorado is hosting its annual Community Needs Forum 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, at the Cold Springs Country Club, 6500 Clubhouse Dr. north of Placerville. The topics to be covered in this year’s forum were suggested by Women’s Fund members at last year’s forum. They include youth development, health and mental […]

December 26, 2012 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

My Turn: Remedy for disaster

It’s true — we don’t belong anywhere on the age spectrum. We’re not 7 or 12 or 20. We’re in this random space — this gap — a black hole in the middle of nowhere. Being a teenager is harder than it sounds. As a teen I completely understand. And when parents tell you they get it and teachers say […]

March 01, 2017 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

El Dorado Hills Community Vision Coalition supports youth

Did you know that 11 percent of youth in ninth grade and 31 percent in 11th grade (almost 1 of every 3) in El Dorado Hills admitted to drinking alcohol in the last 30 days? And that 18 percent of 11th-graders (almost 1 of every 5) either drove after drinking or were a passenger in a car of a drinking driver […]

November 26, 2014 | Posted in Life in the Hills | Tagged ,

Community partners work to end mental health stigma

“One out of four families will experience mental health challenges. My family is one,” narrates actress Glenn Close at the start of the documentary “A New State of Mind: Ending the Stigma of Mental Illness,” which was shown to residents at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District pavilion earlier this year in an effort to […]

July 30, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Pacific Trauma Specialists help heal emotional distress

Everything about the Pacific Trauma Center in Historic Folsom is designed for healing. Before Lisa Larson, licensed marriage and family therapist, opened the door to clients, she and sister Kirsten Kraus, a somatic therapist, designed spaces in each room with attention to color, light, scent, texture and sound. They created a warm, safe and supportive […]

December 19, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Kids need concrete tools to combat bullying

The American Journal of Public Health reports suicides have surpassed car crashes as the nation’s leading cause of injury-related deaths. Even our own community has been hit hard by suicide with the untimely deaths of three young Oak Ridge students this year alone. The too common stories of troubled American teens at large are getting […]

December 12, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,
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