Did you know ABCAP offers a Pinterest for Business class?
For more information contact:
Lisa Tumbleson Davis
937-378-6041 ext. 238
Majority of farm families worry about major medical expenses, and it could threaten their farm business
Agricultural systems face challenges from weather and markets that can threaten their resilience to shocks and stresses. Researchers in the agriculture sector tend to focus on these big crises, like storms or drops in commodity prices. Yet the “little things” that can impact any farm at any time, such as a barn fire, are seldom studied even though they may also shock and stress farm families.
Then, too, there are personal crises, such as illness, divorce or a loss of an off-farm job, which could affect anyone and certainly would have an effect on the resilience of the farm business. To continue reading this article, CLICK HERE.
Did you know ABCAP Weatherization provides long-term relief by reducing energy bills? Call 937-695-0316 ext. 139 or 140 for more info!
Did you know ABCAP Transportation provides Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NET) to and from routine medical appointments.
To learn more, contact:
Phone: 937-378-6041 x258
By Mental Health First Aid USA on March 29, 2022
You know that feeling when everything is going great, and suddenly you realize you’re 10 minutes late for an appointment, someone is rude to you, or you drop everything you’re carrying? You know how that irritation can send you spiraling? We all experience mood swings and everyday ups and downs, but that’s not the same as a mood disorder.
According to the Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) curriculum, mood disorders are characterized by the elevation or lowering of a person’s mood. Bipolar disorder is a common mood disorder with distinct variations. The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance identify five types – bipolar I, bipolar II, cyclothymic disorder, bipolar not otherwise specified (NOS) and rapid cycling. To finish reading this article, please click HERE.
There’s no longer one rural America – could there be five?
While people often talk about “rural America” as if it describes just one way of living, a new study identified five different types of rural communities in Ohio.
The list includes farming areas that many imagine to be stereotypically rural, but researchers also found communities of the rural poor and booming small towns attracting affluent young adults from nearby cities.
Three of the five types of rural communities were found near the outskirts of major metropolitan areas. To finish reading the remainder of this article, please CLICK HERE.
BABY & ME TOBACCO FREE
A Smoking Cessation Program (funded by Ohio Department of Health)
To Enroll Participants:
- Must be Pregnant
- Must be less than 36 weeks gestation
- Must be a current tobacco user, or quit within 3 months of becoming pregnant.
406 W. PLUM ST., GEORGETOWN, OH 45121
Call (937) 378-6041 Ext. 252 to see how you can enroll.
Cribs for Kids
Since 1998, ‘Cribs for Kids’ has been making an impact to reduce babies dying of accidental, sleep-related death due to unsafe sleeping environments. Cribs for Kids educates parents and caregivers on the importance of practicing safe sleep for infants, and provides Pack ‘n Play portable cribs and a Safe Sleep Survival Kit to families who, otherwise, cannot afford a safe place for their baby to sleep.
Through funding made available by ODH, ABCAP has partnered with Cribs for Kids for families who are in need of a safe place for baby to sleep. To receive a Crib and Survival Kit, the family must meet eligibility requirements. Please call 937-378-6041, ext. 252, for more information.
Early Head Start
This program serves pregnant women and children birth to age 3. Contact them at 1-877-582-2140 937-373-0106. They offer FREE car seats and free diapers to those who are eligible.
ABCAP Adams County Family Planning Clinics
Adams County Clinic
9137 State Route 136
West Union, OH 45693