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In My Shoes: A Day in the Life of a Social Worker

My name is Katie Kauffman and I am the Social Worker for PACC. When asked to write this blog post, I was coming out of a tough week (as many of us face in our work) and hopefully can shed some light on the impact not only we as medical providers have, but also the [...]

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Are you the “Best Father”?

I am sure most men would say they are good fathers and so many of you are. However, if asked “Are you the ‘Best Father,’ most would say “I am a good father but there are some things I don’t know… I am good, but not the best.” This is the perfect opportunity for you! [...]

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Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Post by Lauresa Garnett Did you know February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month? According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, almost 1 in 10 teens reports being physically abused by a boyfriend or girlfriend in the last year. Teens who suffer dating abuse are subject to long-term consequences like alcoholism, eating [...]

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A 2011 Tax Deduction That Can Save Lives!

As 2011 draws to a close, we wanted to share a letter from HealthNet President/CEO Booker Thomas that appeared in yesterday’s e-newsletter: Dear Friends of HealthNet, Every year, hundreds of individuals make donations that help HealthNet fulfill its mission of caring for the community. We hope you will join them and make a gift to HealthNet [...]

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Finding Peace of Mind in Trying Times

HealthNet’s social workers….giving YOU the opportunity to give DIRECTLY to our patients…one gift at a time…. It is not a secret that the economy in the United States has been struggling over the last couple years. As Americans, we have been facing one the worst recessions in history. Thousands of people have lost their jobs, [...]

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Community Health Centers – More than just doctors and nurses

The holidays always call for the same mix – great food, great company, and great family all in one place celebrating. HealthNet provides great company and great family (and sometimes great food) to all of our patients that we serve.  Specifically during the holidays, many of our Health Centers provide an atmosphere to celebrate. The [...]

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Social Work: From overseas to your hometown…

What does the Navy have to do with health care at home? Those serving in the United States Navy are not only defending our country, but they are also fighting for each one of us individually. They endure long separations from family in sometimes hostile circumstances and often come home with emotional and mental health [...]

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