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VNA of Ohio fights ALS with #IceBucketChallenge August 19, 2014

Over the summer, the ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ has swept the country, raising both awareness and money for the neurodegenerative disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, nearly 30,000 Americans are currently living with ALS and without any known treatments, research is vital to finding a cure.

VNA of Ohio fights ALS with Ice Bucket challenge
Mental Illness Cases Swamp Criminal Justice System August 19, 2014

For those living with a mental illness, finding help during an emotional episode can be difficult. Many times, individuals turn to local law enforcement, seeking anyone to calm their worries. Unfortunately, due to the lack of resources and expertise, law enforcement officials are often challenged on how to handle mental health crisis situations.

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