Understanding PTSD and Substance Abuse

Understanding PTSD and Substance Abuse

Studies show PTSD and substance use problems are abundant in people who served in the military and civilians. According to Quyen Bui, Marriage and Family Therapist, American Addiction Centers, almost 1 out of every 3 Veterans seeking treatment for substance use...
Resources for Veterans of Afghanistan

Resources for Veterans of Afghanistan

The US Department of Veterans Affairs knows that current events can be causing stress for military veterans, especially those who served in Afghanistan. The following resources are recommended for those in need. Veterans Crisis Line – If you are having thoughts...
Masks effective against Red Tide

Masks effective against Red Tide

Florida Gulf Coast University’s Water School has determined that the same masks the public has worn during the pandemic appear to filter airborne red tide droplets. People susceptible to respiratory illnesses, or who are exposed for long periods of time may find...
Falls: The Good News and the Bad News

Falls: The Good News and the Bad News

Prepared by the ECCL’s Health Council and the “Fall’s” Sub-Committee More people over 65 in Lee County die from a fall than all people who die in a motor vehicle crash. One in four people over 65 will fall each year. Lee Health Emergency Departments have over 1000...