In the throes of addiction, people may engage in illegal acts that result in incarceration. At least a quarter of people in US prisons and jails have an addiction to opioids, compared to 1% in the general US population.
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a broad range of disorders that affect a child’s communication and social behaviors. The effects of these disorders on the autism spectrum can range from mild to severe. One common autism spectrum disorder is called Asperger’s syndrome.
Medication abortion care is a safe, FDA-approved, non-invasive option for ending an early pregnancy. It involves taking two different prescribed medications: mifepristone is taken first, and misoprostol is taken 24 to 48 hours later.
Lupus is an unpredictable and misunderstood autoimmune disease that can affect the body’s joints and any organ, including the skin, kidneys, brain, heart and lungs. It causes the immune system to see the body’s healthy cells as foreign invaders and attacks them.
Vote by mail was first used to allow Civil War soldiers to vote from the battlefield and has now expanded to allow more people who cannot physically be at the polls to mail in or drop off their ballot. Access has further expanded recently due to the safety concerns of in-person voting during the COVID-19 pandemic.
We all have a role to play to protect each other and ensure the health and safety of all Californians. Hoping to reach the widest audience possible, the state Department of Public Health has issued some guidelines for content creators on how to convey accurate and helpful information and messages.
If you are considering including Covid-19 messaging in your television content to help slow the spread of the disease for those most at risk, these guidelines (like those for PSAs) build on the successful designated driver ad campaigns.
If you are considering including Covid-19 messaging in public service announcements to slow the spread of the disease for those most at risk, these guidelines build on the successful designated driver ad campaigns.
Naloxone (often known by the brand name, Narcan) is a safe, easy-to-use and effective way to reverse an opioid overdose. Though traditionally administered by emergency response personnel, naloxone can be administered by minimally trained laypeople.