Stacia Hang has been a resident of the Upper Perk area for 11 years and, along with her husband, Cam, is raising two children who attend school in Upper Perk. Professionally, Stacia works as an elementary school counselor in a neighboring school district. Personally, Stacia has endured many of the effects of addiction. Born to […]
What do I have to do to participate? All you really have to do is show up at 6 p.m. on September 14. How many family members can participate? An unlimited number Do I have to speak? No, you do not. But if you want to share your experiences, memories, thoughts, you are […]
I’m Marissa, and I’m an addict. My clean date is April 5, 2017. I was a four year IV user and my drug of choice is Heroin. When I was a newcomer it really helped me to hear other people share their stories, so for my celebration, I’ll be sharing my story. Let’s start from […]
How to talk with your kids about substances. Audience: elementary and middle school parents and educators May 7 6:30 p.m. UPSD Education Center on E. Buck Rd.
Sometimes, it’s better to just stay on the bridge… The story I was told is that one of my great uncles worked as a Bridge Tender in New York City, stationed on one of the Harlem River bridges. His job was to make sure the bridge was clear of traffic and pedestrians prior to […]
Sometimes, it doesn’t make any sense at all, especially when we see someone doing the same thing over and over again, even though it ends the same way, every time! Years ago, I became acquainted with a guy who was the friend of a friend. I did not know him all that well, I […]
Nuclear power can be a safe, sustainable energy source that reduces carbon emissions, and produces only steam, not the thick smoke of coal plants; however, there is one draw-back: it produces nuclear waste! This waste is dangerous, and cannot just be dumped in a landfill, it must be managed carefully or it will kill people. […]