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SHF Grape Escape 2019

On May 17th, 2019, we celebrated our 3rd annual Grape Escape event at McGovern Centennial Gardens. This event is a fundraiser that helps us purchase equipment to better serve our clients! This year’s event was the best of all! Check out the video:-).  

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mental illness symptoms

What Are Common Signs and Symptoms of Mental Illness?

Physical ailments are easy to recognize. Something hurts, you get treatment. Sometimes, it may take longer to identify, since certain illnesses have no symptoms until they’re at their latest stages. But once recognized, people tend to mobilize to look for ways to heal in a best-case scenario, or alleviate symptoms in a worst-case one. But […]

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what to expect after getting your mouth numbed

What to Expect After Having Your Mouth Numbed

Going to the dentist is not likely on anyone’s list of favorite things to do. However, having a check up twice a year is essential to ensure good oral health. And if you have issues that need attention (such as the need for a root canal, dental implants, or treatment for gum disease), you should […]

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what to expect from dental implants

What to Expect From Dental Implants

Realizing you need dental work can be daunting. After all, teeth and gums are some of the most sensitive areas in the body. Add to that the fact that dentists use some unusual, sharp, intimidating instruments, and it’s easy to understand why so many people put their oral health on the back burner. However, avoiding […]

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Why Do I Have Blurry Vision

Why Do I Have Blurry Vision?

Vision is something that’s very easy to take for granted. Even if you wear contact lenses or eyeglasses, these corrective measures are so common, that they’re hardly ever thought of as a hardship. However, if you suddenly start experiencing blurred vision, it could be a cause for alarm; especially if the issue isn’t resolved quickly. […]

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Risks and Benefits of Clinical Trials

Receiving a dire diagnosis for yourself or for a loved one will leave you feeling overwhelmed and helpless. This is especially the case when the condition is terminal. How do you fully assimilate what’s going on? Should you get a second opinion? Are there any better alternatives elsewhere? How Do Clinical Trials Work? There are […]

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HIV and Mental Health

HIV and Mental Health

Receiving an HIV positive diagnosis can be gut-wrenching. It comes with an avalanche of emotions and questions. How can this be possible? How do I tell my family? Am I going to die soon? Due to the nature of the disease and the stigma associated with it, HIV can have dire consequences on a person’s […]

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