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Archive for July 2018

Depression and Fiber Intake Part 3: Smoothies

by Ruth Abate, CNS, LD, director of dietary services at Prairie View, Inc. Welcome to part three of our discussion on fiber! We have talked about increasing our daily fiber intake through the use of soups and salads. The third “S” is the Smoothie. This easy meal or snack can help you get closer to…

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Giving Form to Chaos

Ian Gingrich-Gaylord sat down with “Sarah,” a pseudonym, who has taken part in art therapy groups and individual sessions, to talk about the life transforming power of art therapy. Art therapy as a way to encounter problems People carry heavy burdens into therapy, having spent time ruminating on and replaying past mistakes and unable to…

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Harvey County Caregiver Support Group meets August 9

NEWTON, Kan. (July 24, 2018) – “Dealing with difficult behaviors” is the topic for the next meeting of Prairie View’s Harvey County Caregiver Support Group. Debra Voth, a licensed specialist clinical social worker, facilitates the caregiver group. The group meets from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 9, in Prairie View’s Osage Room, 1901 E.…

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Depression and Fiber Intake Part 2: Salads

By Ruth Abate, CNS, LD, director of dietary services at Prairie View, Inc. Remember we discussed fiber and all its great benefits last week? We talked about how more fiber in the diet will help lessen the symptoms of depression, detoxify the body, control glucose levels, reduce your risk of colon cancer, and help reduce…

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Depression and Fiber Intake

  Written by Ruth Abate, CNS, LD, director of dietary services at Prairie View, Inc. Recently, researchers analyzed data from the 2007-2014 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) which explores the dietary habits and nutritional status of over 16,000 US participants. They compared fiber intake with symptoms of depression. They concluded that adults who…

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Invitation and Response (Matthew 25)

If I had to list the top 10 essential Bible texts for Christians, I would certainly include Matthew 25:31-46. I wish I would have marked this section in every Bible I’ve ever owned or ever given to anybody else. What better gift to give to a young person, a new Christian, a seeker, a life-long…

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Are You Addicted to Social Media?

Social networking users between ages 15 and 19 report spending at least 3 hours a day on social media. Go-Globe reports 18% of social media users feel they have to check Facebook on the hour and 28% of people with iPhone’s check Twitter before they get out of bed in the morning. The reality is…

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Mental health awareness, consultation projected funded by charitable fund

Newton, Kan. (July 11, 2018) – Prairie View, Inc., is pleased to announce that it has received a $5,000 grant from the L. Marie Haun Charitable Fund for Children through the Central Kansas Community Foundation. The organization will use the funds for mental health awareness, intervention and prevention presentations, and consultation. According to the National…

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Harvey County Caregiver Support Group meets July 12

NEWTON, Kan. (July 2, 2018) – “Finding hope” is the topic for the next meeting of Prairie View’s Harvey County Caregiver Support Group. Debra Voth, a licensed specialist clinical social worker, facilitates the caregiver group. The group meets from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, July 12, in Prairie View’s Osage Room, 1901 E. First St.,…

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