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Donor Spotlight: Ansley Martin Frese

Peace River Center is fortunate to have a strong base of incredibly generous donors. We’d like to introduce you to one of those volunteers, Ansley Martin Frese: In April, Ansley was selected as the recipient of Publix’s Mr. George Community Service Award. This award recognizes associates who demonstrate charitable community involvement through time spent volunteering…
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Mary’s Recovery Story

Recovery is a process; oftentimes a lengthy process with gains as well as setbacks. Your generosity this holiday season enables Peace River Center’s caring specialists to be there no matter how the journey unfolds, no matter how long it takes for individuals like Mary to reach their goals. Mary had been a Reservist in the…
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Proactive Parenting-Developing a Backup Plan for Your Teenager

By: Julia Bearden As an adult, we are free to make our own choices. We all have certain values, beliefs, and ideals that guide our choices. The same is true regarding our parenting strategies. The goal of this article is to provide insight into proactive parenting strategies and to help create an effective backup plan…
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What Substances You and Your Teen Should Worry About- A Visual Guide

By: Julia Bearden There are many types of substances available to teens. Teenagers have a way of communicating in “code” when they do not want someone to know what they are talking about. If your teen was having a conversation about drugs with someone, would you know? This guide will list street names of the…
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Dangers of Substance Use and Risk Factors

By: Julia Bearden This blog highlights a range of substance use disorders and the dangers and risk factors associated with them. The age when use begins, areas where an individual lives and spends time, socioeconomic status (age, gender, education level, etc.), frequency of use, and a person’s family history of substance use disorders are all…
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