SUN Presenting at Sussex County Today and Tomorrow Conference

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SUN Delaware Director of Development Erin Willis will present at the Sussex County Today and Tomorrow Conference on Wednesday, October 30, 2019. Erin will speak about the transportation needs of the community and SUN Delaware’s response to that by developing a transportation route for our outpatient program to better meet our patients’ needs. The overall… continue reading »

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is October 26

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Bring unused or expired medication to SUN Delaware for safe disposal. As Georgetown’s only official Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) year-long take back site, we give our community a safe, convenient and responsible way to dispose of prescription drugs before they get into the wrong hands. WHEN Saturday, October 26, 2019 10 a.m.-2 p.m. WHERE SUN… continue reading »

Suicide Prevention Month

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Suicidal thoughts, like mental health issues, can affect anyone regardless of age, gender or background. The 10th leading cause of death in the U.S., suicide claimed more than 47,000 American lives in 2017, leaving behind thousands of friends and family members to navigate the loss. Often, those suicide loss survivors are left in the dark,… continue reading »

9/24-26: NAMI Hope for Recovery Workshop

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Hope for Recovery is a six-hour education workshop split into three 2-hour classes that provide families and individuals with information, hope, and practical strategies for living with the complexities of mental illness. Come learn about mental illnesses, treatments, coping strategies, the mental health system, and local resources. Contact Jenn Ford at jford@namide.org with questions. NAMI… continue reading »

Is Your Teen at Risk?

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BACK-TO-SCHOOL TIME CAN TRIGGER MENTAL ILLNESS AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE Millions of teenagers across the country struggle with depression, anxiety and other behavioral health issues. In fact, a staggering 20 percent of 13 to 17-year-olds live with a mental health condition, and 50 percent of all lifetime mental illness cases begin by age 14. For parents… continue reading »

Keeping track of medications is vital

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Original article on Cape Gazette As new medicines develop to help you live a healthy life, it’s vital to keep track of medications you’re taking. In the United States, 82 percent of adults take one medication, and 29 percent take five or more medications. While this increase in use is probably related to the increased… continue reading »