For Opioid Overdose: ” Someone is unresponsive and not breathing.”

Opioids include prescription medications used to treat pain such as morphine, codeine, methadone, oxycodone, hydrocodone, fentanyl, hydromorphone, and buprenorphine, as well as illicit drugs such as heroin. Opioids work by binding to specific receptors in the brain, spinal cord, and gastrointestinal tract. In doing so, they diminish the body’s perception of pain. However, opioids can […]

Do you Know What Hip-Hop Says to Your Child? To You?

Do you really know what Hip-Hop music is telling you and your youngster? Not all hip hop music is bad or bad for you or your child. As a matter of fact, even if you think most of it is noise filled with vulgarity and explicit lyrics and imagery, there is a deep message within each song. […]

Through The Eyes Of A Black Hip-Hop Artist

Changes “Come on come onI see no changes wake up in the morning and I ask myselfIs life worth living should I blast myself?I’m tired of bein’ poor and even worse I’m blackMy stomach hurts so I’m lookin’ for a purse to snatchCops give a damn about a negroPull the trigger kill a nigga he’s […]

Who Pays for Parents’ and Children’s Attorneys in Foster Care Related Court Proceedings?

An historical update: Title IV-E of the Social Security Act now can help states pay for attorney’s costs with matching funds. Certain children and their parents who are represented by attorneys involved in child welfare proceedings  are eligible. On January 7, 2019, the federal Children’s Bureau changed the Child Welfare Policy Manual Q/A 8.4B to […]