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CARF International announced that Family Recovery Center has been accredited for a period of three years for its outpatient treatment, prevention and diversion programs. The latest accreditation is the fourth consecutive accreditation that the international accrediting body, CARF, has given to Family Recovery Center. This accreditation decision represents the highest level of accreditation that can be given to an organization and shows the organization’s substantial conformance to the CARF standards. An organization receiving a Three-Year Accreditation has put itself through a rigorous peer review process. It has demonstrated to a team of surveyors during an on-site visit its commitment to offering programs and services that are measurable, accountable, and of the highest quality.

When she was in fifth grade, “Kay” wanted to be in the band. Students took a music test. Kay did not pass the test. She was told she could not be in band and would never be able to learn to read music. But in junior high she was allowed to be in the choir and in ninth grade became a member of the Robed Choir at her school She had learned to read music. It wasn’t that she couldn’t. It was that she had never been exposed to it.

Wanted: Hope


When a problem arises, how do you respond to it? How were you programmed to respond to life’s unexpected twists and turns that sometimes are overwhelming and test you to your limits? How much resilience do you have? Do you know what that even means?

The discussions about marijuana are heated. There is a lot of misinformation, some call it “propaganda,” and some believe it is harmless. In the interests of educating yourself, you will be in a better position to have important discussions with your teens. You love them and you want what’s best for them. With that in mind, our marijuana discussion continues.

You may believe that using marijuana is harmless. You may want to use medical marijuana to control your pain and be willing to jump through the hoops required by law to get it. That is your choice. Employers in Ohio must make the decision whether or not to allow employees to use it, on the job or on the employee’s own time.

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