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Obtaining Birth (or Death) Certificates in Cincinnati

Birth certificates are required by a number of service providers to demonstrate citizenship for service eligibility. The City of Cincinnati issues Birth Certificates for anyone born in Ohio. Certificates are public records and may be obtained by anyone providing the information necessary. More information on how to apply can be found here. If

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Shared by United Resource Connection July 15, 2014

10 Tips for Being a Great Parent

Do you want to bring out the best in your children? Here are top tips from a professional mental health expert on ways to be a wonderful parent (and how not to screw up your kids). link to original source.

Food Pyramid replaced by new graphic

  On June 2nd, 2011, the Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (an organization of the U.S. Department of Agriculture) announced a new graphic will replace the food pyramid.  The hope is that the new graphic, which appears at the right, is easier to understand.  Click on the plate to

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Shared by United Resource Connection June 5, 2011

State-Specific Advance Directives & Living Wills

What are Advance Directives? A living will allows you to document your wishes concerning medical treatments at the end of life. Before your living will can guide medical decision-making two physicians must certify: 1) You are unable to make medical decisions; and 2) You are in the medical condition specified

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Shared by United Resource Connection October 7, 2009

Fact Sheets on Drug Abuse and Addiction

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has produced a number of .pdfs conveying the science-based facts of drug abuse and addiction.  These educational resources make great reading materials to review with clients who may be struggling with abuse and/or addiction.  The .pdfs are available in English and Spanish, and

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Shared by United Resource Connection September 25, 2009

Online AA “Big Book” with chapters in .pdf format

The book “Alcoholics Anonymous”, also known in the AA community as the “Big Book”, has been available online for some time now, but has only recently been presented (legally) with each chapter available individually in .pdf format. The purpose of the book Alcoholics Anonymous which was first published in the

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Shared by United Resource Connection May 9, 2007