April 2013

Stress & You

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What is stress? Stress can be defined as the brain’s response to any demand. Many things can trigger this response, including change. Changes can be positive or negative, as well as real or perceived. They may be recurring, short-term, or long-term and may include things like commuting to and from school or work every day, […]

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How Much is Too Much?

April 10, 2013

What’s a standard serving size? For hard liquor, a serving size is 1.5 fl oz of 80-proof liquor (like vodka or rum). One glass of wine is 5 fl oz, and one serving of beer is 12 fl oz. But how do you remember all these numbers? It’s easy! Take a standard solo cup – […]

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Sexual Assault Survivor Kits

April 3, 2013

Did you know*: 80% of sexual assault victims are under the age of 30  Every 2.5 minutes, someone in the US is sexually assaulted Victims of sexual assault are 3x more likely to suffer from depression, 4x more likely to contemplate suicide, 13x more likely to abuse alcohol, and 26x more likely to abuse drugs […]

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