Bettendorf Mayor Talks About  Mental Health Epidemic In Iowa

Bettendorf Mayor Talks About Mental Health Epidemic In Iowa

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This week in an interview on WQAD, Bettendorf Mayor Bob Gallagher expressed his concern about the mental health epidemic in the  State of Iowa and the struggle in finding solutions to the problem.  "You need to look no further than every single day in the newspaper or on your news station, something along the lines of mental health issues comes up," Gallagher said. "It's an epidemic for our law enforcement agents. It's an epidemic in our court system. Something needs to be done." At Mickle Communications we're committed to help find a solution and our documentary "If You Only Knew, The Journey Through Teen Depression and Suicide."  is an in-depth look at an epidemic sweeping through high schools across America. The documentary has conversations with experts who offer advice on how…
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Enjoy A Staycation At Home This Weekend

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It is officially March which means it is nearly time for spring break. A time for sand, warmth, and depending on where you live, snow. For many spring break does not have to be a time to stay bored indoors. If parents are able to get time off to spend with their kids on these breaks (or use some vacation hours) then spend it exploring the area and have a staycation at home. A staycation is a vacation at home. In an article put out by Forbes, it was mentioned that in a summer survey done in 2008 by the American Automobile Association, “the average North American vacation will cost $244 per day for two people for lodging and meals. Add some kids and airfare, and a 10-day vacation could…
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