BounceBack is on Sale!

Slideshow of BounceBack cover cards shown in alphabetical sequence.

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.

BounceBack Trademark. Red and white life buoy with black center and white letters reading BounceBack.
Click this image to be taken to our sales page.

 

Life is Uncertain 9

Adversity and uncertainty are all around us: terrorism, natural disasters, active shooters and healthcare dilemmas. Building Resilience helps to get through 21st. century challenges.

The Twin Towers ablaze on 911.
Life is Uncertain 9

An Addict Among Us: Part Six

People standing in line along a sidewalk. shown from the waist down.

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”

An Addict Among Us: Part Five

Country road with a keep out sign.

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”

An Addict Among Us: Part Four

The interior corner of a stone wall against a blue sky.

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”