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Press Release: National Dialogue on Mental Health

By: Jill Miller Zimon

Press Release: Civic Commons to help facilitate National Dialogue on Mental Health

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National Dialogue on Mental Health

By: Jill Miller Zimon

We may be more than six months out from the tragic events at Sandy Hook Elementary school, but clear skies won't be visible without deliberate deliberation on prevention, treatment, service access and so many more aspects of our...

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Teens, Talk & Prescription Drug Abuse

By: Jill Miller Zimon

The Civic Commons' tagline is "Turning Talk Into Action." But how do we even begin to talk about an issue as complex, life-threatening and, frankly, frightening as teen abuse of prescription drugs?

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Thirty-seven Years into a Life Sentence

By: Nancy Reeves

Last August, in Steubenville, Ohio, a 16 year old received a life sentence. Yesterday two of the teens who imposed that sentence on her were given their own far shorter sentences: juvenile detention for of a minimum of one and two...

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Hitting the Tipping Point?

By: Jill Miller Zimon

Is there any better evidence that incivility is increasingly in disfavor than the imminent success of the Tolerance Fair, an event at the I-X Center this Sunday that anticipates a crowd of thousands?

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