GET HELP® News GET HELP is a human and data-driven central solution that helps the helpers do their jobs more effectively and efficiently, improving access to services to those in need, and raising the standard for accountability. GET HELP is a tech tool for humans. Unlike many technology solutions, theContinue reading “GET HELP® App Updated with COVID-19 Community Resources”
Special Grocery Store Hours for Seniors During COVID-19 Crisis GET HELP® Resources & Support Albertsons Tuesday, Thursday 7:00 AM – 9:00 AM vulnerable shoppers, including senior citizens, pregnant women or those with compromised immune systems “who have been advised to avoid leaving home as much as possible.” Baron’s Market DailyContinue reading “Special Grocery Store Hours for Seniors During COVID-19 Crisis”
What Do We Know About Resilience in the Wake of Disaster? We have evidence of what works, lessons learned, to guide us. Dr. Lloyd Sederer Lloyd Sederer, MD Advisory Board Chair During this time of “social distancing” and “sheltering at home,” this means over-communicating. Use whatever device works best forContinue reading “What Do We Know About Resilience in the Wake of Disaster?”
People with addiction and their families often are (over)promised the moon, so to speak, and as we read in the accompanying story. But – they are required to pay rates from hundreds (to tens of thousands of dollars), every month for treatment. Some families mortgage their homes or spent their savings or money meant for the education of all their children.
Rates of homelessness, especially chronic homelessness (defined federally as lasting more than one year), increase every year. Especially among people who have serious mental and substance use disorders. But it is a solvable problem, writes Lloyd I Sederer, MD, Chair of Get Help Board of Advisors.
Is A Detoxification Program Necessary? Using is Dangerous. But so is stopping Using is dangerous, but so is stopping – withdrawal must be undertaken with caution and, often, with medical supervision. Depending on the substance being abused, withdrawal symptoms might include: Loss of appetite Abdominal cramps Nausea Vomiting DiarrheaContinue reading “Is a Detox Program Necessary?”