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Sep

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Harvey Has Passed, But Risks Still Remain

Posted by on September 14th, 2017 0 comments Tags: ,

While the worst of Hurricane Harvey may be over, there are still many precautions and safety measures that Texans, especially parents need to take as they return to their homes. For one thing, there’s many environmental concerns. Chemical plants and other industrial sites released toxins during the widespread flooding. A lot of debris and other… Read More »

Posted in: Disaster, Emergency Preparedness, General (all entries), Texas

Sep

11

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National Suicide Prevention Week 2017

Posted by on September 11th, 2017 0 comments

This week is National Suicide Prevention Week. Did you know: Half the population has been impacted by suicide? In the U.S., someone dies from suicide every 11.9 minutes? 90 percent of people who attempt suicide survive? According to the latest CDC data from 2014, there were nearly 6,000 deaths attributed to suicide in the SCR… Read More »

Posted in: Arkansas, General (all entries), Louisiana, Mental Health, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas

Sep

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September is National Preparedness Month

Posted by on September 4th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , , ,

This month is National Preparedness Month, a month aimed at sharing the importance of preparing for any sort of disaster. This year, the overarching theme is “Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can.” And after Hurricane Harvey, this observance is timed to be a great reminder that you may never know the extent of natural disaster…. Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, General (all entries), Texas

Aug

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Libraries Affected by Hurricane Harvey

Posted by on August 29th, 2017 0 comments

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, many businesses and other organizations have closed for the time being. Below, please find a list of medical libraries in the Houston area that have been impacted by Harvey. This list will be continuously updated throughout the week, but for the most up-to-date information, please contact the specific institution… Read More »

Posted in: Disaster, General (all entries), Resource Libraries, Resources, Texas

Jul

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Bullying Causes More Than Just Emotional Toll on Schools

Posted by on July 11th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

A new study finds that bullies take more than just an emotional toll on students–they also take a financial toll…how? California is one of a number of states who receives funding based on student attendance, rather than total enrollment; in SCR’s region, Texas is one of the states that follows this method. In California, schools… Read More »

Posted in: General (all entries), K-12, Texas

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