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Preventing Youth Suicide

This program is just the beginning of a community wanting change.

To link to local suicide prevention resources, 
please call the 
Show Me Zero Youth Suicide Team

If you or someone you know have suicidal thoughts, call the local hotline at 1-888- 279-8188 or
reach out to the National Suicide Hotline toll-free at 1-800- 273-8255.

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Pros and Cons of Drinking Alcohol

A new study from the British Medical Journal reported that even moderate amounts of alcohol might eventually damage one’s brain and impair thinking. We have known for decades that heavy drinking is associated with higher risks of stroke and dementia, but many previous studies indicated that light or even moderate drinking might protect the brain in middle age and beyond. 

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Solar Eclipse Eye Safety

View only with Certified ‘eclipse glasses’. Make sure you view the eclipse with ISO-certified filters. Polarized and other sun glasses are not dark enough to protect your eye from damage, nor will smoked glass, neutral density filters, and other dark tinted materials.  Don’t view it through unfiltered cameras, telescopes, binocular or other optical devices, even with eclipse glasses on, as the concentrated solar rays will damage the glasses and enter the eye causing severe damage.

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Off to Summer School

If you live close to the school, walking or biking is an option.
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Affordable Health Screenings Coming to Lees Summit, Missouri

First Presbyterian Church of Lees Summit will host this community event on 7/19/2017. 
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Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. Everyone who has a brain is at risk to develop Alzheimer’s, a disease that is often misunderstood. Alzheimer’s disease has become one of the largest health care crises in the world. Did you know…?


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Keep Your Family SAFE this Summer!

In the city of Lee’s Summit, we are fortunate to have plenty of lakes and streams as well as livable streets for bike riding.  Please consider these safety actions when planning events for summer time fun!


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Wet weather can trigger mold growth For more flood

Moisture and rising temperatures can turn parts of your home into ideal sites for mold growth, said a University of Missouri Extension housing and environmental design specialist.
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Hillcrest Transitional Housing Services Homeless Adults and Children

In 2016, GLSHF distributed $74,500 in grant funds to 12 local nonprofits to support health and well-being in the Lee’s Summit area. The Grant Cycle for new applications is open now for local nonprofits with health-focused programs to apply for funding.  The deadline to apply is October 31, 2016. Awardees will be announced in January 2017.  For details, visit the GLSHF website at http://www.lshealthcare.org/grant-resources/
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Open Registration Joshua Center for Neurological Disorders New Young Adult Employment, Technology and Transition Program

Joshua Center for Neurological Disorders begins classes this Saturday, January 23, that will continue twice monthly through May. Teens and young adults from 16 through 25 are eligible for this program.
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