UpLift Buffalo is Region’s First Mindfulness Festival

The Mindfulness Alliance announces first regional Mindfulness Festival — Uplift Buffalo Buffalo, NY is the first city to have the traveling festival featuring international headline speaker Sharon Salzberg. Buffalo, New York – July 30, 2019. The Mindfulness Alliance (TMA) is pleased to announce the final program for

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Powerful Opioid Treatment Developed at UB Goes Statewide

University of Buffalo Developed Opioid Treatment Program – Buffalo Matters Approximately 150 Western New York patients have been linked to care through Buffalo MATTERS BUFFALO, N.Y. — A program developed by University at Buffalo emergency medicine physicians to expedite patient access to comprehensive and effective opioid use

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Understanding Depression and Suicide

By Shannon Traphagen Junior Seau, L’Wren Scott, Robin Williams, and just this week Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade–what do these individuals have in common? Unfortunately, they all took their own lives due to mental health struggles. Kate Spade, fashion designer icon, and billionaire had been battling with

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Home Care Social Workers: Being the Change They Want to See, Everyday

By Chandra Wilson National Social Work Month is a great time to learn about and acknowledge the meaningful impact that social workers have on so many lives. Social workers help individuals, families and community groups cope or navigate the obstacles they encounter in life, from medical or emotional challenges

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The Faces of Bipolar Disorder Look Like You and Me

The faces of bipolar disorder look like you and me – Three WNY Healthy Heroes are making a difference By Annette Pinder and Shannon Traphagen Keith O’Neil is an admired football star, having played with the Dallas Cowboys, the New York Giants, and the Indianapolis Colts. By all

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