During May, The National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) joins the national movement to raise awareness about mental health. Each year we fight stigma, provide support, educate the public and advocate for policies that support people with mental illness and their families.
DUI charges are a criminal offense in Florida. This means if you are convicted of the crime of DUI, or if you plead guilty or no-contest, you will be sentenced as a criminal defendant.
The more you know about the risks of impairment and how they
can arise, the better you can judge your ability to work safely.
As our lives get ever busier, our sleep is often the first thing to go and we can quickly become fatigued. Being fatigued can have serious impacts on our health and safety, but some simple steps can help you get the rest you need.
Though they might seem harmless, slips, trips and falls are some of the most common hazards we face in the workplace and they can have serious consequences.
Observed annually in June, National Safety Month focuses on reducing leading causes of injury and death at work, on the road and in our homes and communities.
What we think we know about health, nutrition, wellness and fitness evolves over the years. Well into the turn of the 20th century, unruly children were often given “soothing syrups” that could contain one or a combination of heroin, chloroform, opium, morphine, and/or cannabis indica. Cannabis does indeed have many therapeutic properties, including relaxation and…
Recent research confirms a long-held suspicion that student-athletes, already known to drink more than their non-athlete peers, tend to binge drink to greater degrees between seasons. “The college athletes in our sample engaged, on average, in relatively moderate drinking during the competitive season, but drinking rates went up considerably during the off-season,” says Matthew Martens,…
Americans love to celebrate the 4th of July with family, friends, food, and fireworks. But all too often the festivities turn tragic on the nation’s roads. This iconic American holiday is also one of the deadliest holidays of the year due to drunk-driving crashes. Over the 2016 Fourth of July holiday (6 p.m. July 2 to 5:59…