Tag Archive: holiday

Dec 29

Parenting tips for stress-free holidays

The holidays are a joyous time when loved ones come together to share traditions and to celebrate. But for many families, the holidays can also be a time of stress and frustration, sometimes unintentionally resulting in an increased risk of child abuse and neglect. “Research tells us that economic and personal stresses are leading contributors …

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Dec 20

Do not drink and drive

This holiday season, Gregg County and local city law enforcement will be out in force and cracking down on drunk drivers throughout the region with aggressive Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement. The sad reality is that Texas continues to lead the nation in drunken driving fatalities, and the holiday period is especially dangerous. …

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Dec 17

5 Ways to Stay Healthy For the Holidays

Mom’s in stress meltdown, the kids are fighting over the last cupcake, Uncle Bob is coughing up a lung as he carves the turkey, and your best friend just got text-dumped. Hello, holiday memories! ‘Tis the season to beat sickness (not to mention tiredness, stress, or other holiday downers). Fortunately, you can stay well and …

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Dec 13

Organizations Collaborate for Stuff-A-Bus Food Drive

East Texans are invited to help “Stuff-A-Bus” with non-perishable food items as part of a coordinated community food drive effort. Longview Transit, in partnership with Longview ISD, Pine Tree ISD, and Spring Hill ISD, will conduct the Stuff-A-Bus Food Drive benefiting Longview Community Ministries, Hiway 80 Rescue Mission, and Newgate Mission. Buses will be located …

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Dec 10

Behavioral health care needs in Texas are no myth

Holiday blues and a spike in suicides are often assumed to occur during the holidays. But, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the supposed uptick in depression-related issues is just a myth. The challenges facing Texas’ behavioral health care system, however, are not a myth. They include: • An insufficient workforce to …

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Dec 04

Holiday Stress: ETMC to offer free seminar for a joyful holiday season

ETMC will offer a free KnowledgeFirst Forum Tuesday, Dec. 10, at noon in the ETMC Pavilion in Tyler on holiday stress presented by Brenda McBride, licensed counselor with ETMC Behavioral Health. “December can be a trying time of the year for people because of all the expectations,” said McBride. “The stress of buying, events, family …

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Nov 26

Giving Thanks Indeed: Longview Clergy Coalition leads the way

The Longview Clergy Coalition recently held a prayer rally at the Gregg County Court House. St. Mary’s Catholic Church’s Father Gavin Vaverek offered up opening prayers followed by the Reverend Lewis Thompson, Jr. who read aloud relevant scripture and led in a prayer thanking Jesus for the cross and for His spiritual blessings. Others of …

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Sep 02

10 interesting facts about Labor Day

Happy Labor Day to all American workers! While you’re either happy or sad to see summer come to a close, it’s customary to enjoy a picnic or barbecue on this ‘free day off’. But how much do you know about the origins of Labor Day? Here are ten interesting facts that just might help you …

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