BounceBack provides practice applying the Skills & Attitudes of resilience. With 35 decks offering 680 challenge scenarios, it’s a lot of practice.We’re cleaning house. Our new BounceBack decks are ready for print. We still have some prior versions in stock. Beginning today, we will offer these decks for sale at the original price of $9.95 each while supplies last. Click the image above for an alphabetical listing of decks. These decks are smaller than the v.4 decks and come shrink-wrapped without a box. Stock up now at this very low price.
Building Resilience, L.L.C., Train-the-Trainer Program
We are currently developing a new training program targeting students from middle school to the post-secondary level. The student training content will come from the challenges presented in our premier tool, BounceBack.BounceBack is a serious game, a tool to help build mental toughness by asking people to respond to real-world challenges, using the Skills & Attitudes of resilience. BounceBack was developed as a tool to practice responding to life’s challenges. It’s very simple. It’s practice. Continue reading “Building Resilience Newsletter”
In the last five posts, we have been discussing the opioid crisis. An epidemic that has taken thousands of lives and devastated thousands of families. Interdiction has not worked very well at all. Physicians limiting the prescriptions that they write for opioids and using other strategies for dealing with pain may have an impact on the epidemic. But what are we doing about the demand for these drugs? Continue reading “An Addict Among Us: Part Six”
One of the strategies in dealing with addiction is Harm Reduction. This is a strategy that has been practiced in Europe for many years. There is, however, still much resistance to doing this in our country. The strategy involves doing such things as giving people with addictions clean needles and a safe place to use. Critics say the strategy encourages and supports the addiction. The research that has been done on these programs seems to contradict that argument. Studies point out that the strategy reduces death and disease among those addicted and can encourage them to become involved in treatment programs. Continue reading “An Addict Among Us: Part Five”
Our president recommended building a wall on our southern border to keep illegal drugs out. Unfortunately, the problem is not that easy to solve. Much of the illegal drugs coming into this country come by sea or air. And a large quantity of the drugs being abused are prescription medications bought and sold on the streets of this country. Interdiction efforts have not been that successful. Many doubt they will be in the future. Continue reading “An Addict Among Us: Part Four”