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What are Living Skills?

What are Living Skills? How does it work? A provider works with the child in one-on-one sessions. Once the goals are established, the representative will work on activities and projects with the child that will help modify the negative behavior to reinforce the positive behavior, providing the child with tools. The activities are also catered to the child’s level of …

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Invisible Disabilities and Hidden Determinants of Health

Although disability is part of being human, discrimination and social exclusion continue to impact individuals with disabilities. Over 1 billion people, about 15% of the global population, experience disability – and that number is rising. Many disabilities are obvious, like in a physical impairment. But there is a whole other classification of challenges that cannot be seen so easily. Invisible …

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Co-occurring vs. Co-morbidity Disorders

Co-occurring vs. Co-morbidity Disorders Understanding diagnosis’ can be overwhelming – and even more overwhelming if you are given one of these. Co-occurring disorders are clinical conditions affecting millions of people around the world, but what, exactly, does the term mean? Many times, co-occurring disorders refer to individuals with both a mental health disorder and a substance use disorder coexistence. But …

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VFW HONORED BY NONPROFIT MIKID

Basketball court and shade awning funded by VFW donation was dedicated in community celebration September 29, 2022 [KINGMAN, AZ] — MIKID the Valley’s largest Family-Run Organization serving children and families with behavioral health challenges, held a community celebration to dedicate its new outdoor facilities to the VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) Post 10386. This community event was held on National …

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Understanding my child with ADHD

September 22, 2022 If you are a parent or caretaker that has a child with ADHD and you feel the following: ● Tired ● Guilt ● Feeling overwhelmed ● Disrespected ● Embarrassed ● Feeling judged Know that you are NOT alone. If you are reading this blog, most likely you are a parent that has a child diagnosed with ADHD …

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MIKID Buys Tucson Learning Facility and Office

November 1, 2016 TUCSON, AZ — MIKID – Mentally Ill Kids in Distress, Inc. (Dick Geasland, CEO) purchased a 6,400- square-foot building, located at 925 E. Bilby Road in Tucson, from OneAZ Credit Union for $375,000 ($58.60 PSF). https://realestatedaily-news.com/mikid-buys-tucson-learning-facility-office/