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Initiative Addresses Obstacles to Wider Adoption of PRSS – Psych Congress Network

Sierra Castedo de Martell, Sheryl A. McCurdy, Jason Howell, Pace Lawson, J. Michael Wilkerson Peer recovery support services (PRSS) are non-clinical services that support individuals with mental health conditions or substance use issues.

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Many Americans have adopted pets amid Covid-19. But beware the costs – CNBC

Strelciuc Dumitru | iStock | Getty Images Many Americans are adding to their families amid Covid-19. While you might think that means babies, it's actually pets

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Greater adoption of ESG linked to acceptance as fiduciary duty – Pensions & Investments

When Andrew C. Palmer joined the $54.8 billion Maryland State Retirement & Pension System, Baltimore, as chief investment officer in 2015, he started looking at all the asset classes through an ESG lens

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Under New Management, Hamilton County’s Animal Shelter Is Ready For Adoptions – WVXU

Cincinnati Animal CARE Humane Society says its facility is at capacity, with dozens of "amazing dogs available for adoption." The society assumed operations of the former SPCA-run shelter in Northside on Aug. 1

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Will Virginia Lead the U.S. to Adopt Smart Tracing Apps? – Governing

Technology was supposed to help government health departments with the heavy lift in tracking and tracing the spread of the coronavirus. After all, with billions of smartphones in use around the globe, adding another app that would alert users when they were in the proximity of a person or people who were COVID-positive seemed like a no-brainer.

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6-year-old child whose parents blogged adoption dies of COVID-19 | TheHill – The Hill

A 6-year-old child, whose parents blogged about her adoption, died of COVID-19 earlier this week in Tennessee. The parents of Gigi Morse said in a Facebook post that Gigi passed away unexpectedly Tuesday after returning from a doctors appointment and taking a nap.

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Adopted boy is on a mission to save old dogs who need a home – WLNS

Posted: Aug 11, 2020 / 10:27 AM EDT / Updated: Aug 11, 2020 / 10:32 AM EDT Update: In the months since CBS News reported this story, Robbie started volunteering at the humane society. This story has been updated to reflect his work.

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How To Adopt A Baby In The US: 17 Things To … – Adoption.org

Are you looking to add to your family through adoption? Are you overwhelmed by the sheer amount of information available? Are you hoping to adopt an infant in the U.S.?

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Adoption | Division of Family & Children Services …

The Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) and Fox 5 Atlanta partner to sponsor Wednesdays Child, an award-winning program and a national campaign with a proven track record of success aimed at increasing the number of adoptions of children in foster care. Featured children are usually past the age of eight (8), sibling groups, and or children with special needs who have been in the foster care system for some time, and would love to be adopted into a forever family. Meet the Children Georgias Adoption Photolisting website, Its My Turn Now Georgia, features children who are looking for caring forever families to help make their dreams come true

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Fish and Wildlife Commission takes action by adopting a Climate and Ocean Change Policy – The News Guard

The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission adopted a new Climate and Ocean Change Policy July 10 on a unanimous vote, making them the first state fish and wildlife commission in the nation to adopt such a measure. The Policy approved will be the framework under which ODFW will evaluate the impacts of climate change on the resources under its stewardship, adopt management practices to safeguard those resources and minimize the impacts to communities that depend on these resources.

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Pets for Adoption at Animal Protection Society of Durham …

Our Mission The Animal Protection Society of Durham (APS) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that has been helping animals in our community since 1970, and has managed the Durham County Animal Shelter since 1990. In addition to county funding, APS relies on donations from caring individuals and corporations to feed, shelter and provide medical attention for the nearly 7,000 stray, surrendered, abandoned, abused and neglected animals we care for each year. Our Mission: The APS of Durham is a leader in building lifelong bonds between people and animals through education, community outreach and providing care for animals in need

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Pets for Adoption at Saving Grace Animals for Adoption, in …

All puppies and dogs at Saving Grace are crate trained, have been spayed/neutered, are up to date on their vaccinations, are on heartworm preventative and have been microchipped. Their adoption fee is $375.00. Each has been carefully screened for disposition and temperament in order to provide your home with a safe companion that will enjoy life as your new family member

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NCDHHS: Adoption and Foster Care

Foster Child Adoption in North Carolina Thank you for your interest in foster care and adoption in North Carolina. NC Kids canhelp you get started and assist with fostering or adoption.

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Syria / Chemical weapons Adoption of a decision by the OPCW Executive Council on the use of chemical weapons par le Syrian regime (9 Jul. 2020) -…

France welcomes yesterdays adoption by the Executive Council of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) of a Decision Addressing the Possession and Use of Chemical Weapons by the Syrian Arab Republic, a text it had presented on behalf of 40 delegations. The Executive Councils decision lauds the work carried out by the OPCWs Investigation and Identification Team, whose first report concluded that Syrian air force units used chemical weapons in Ltamenah, Syria, in March 2017

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Wild horses and donkeys go up for adoption at the South Plains Fairgrounds – KLBK | KAMC | EverythingLubbock.com

LUBBOCK, Texas The Wild Horse and Burro Program started Friday at the South Plains Fairgrounds and seeks to place 100 of their wild animals in safe homes. Crystal Cowan, wild horse and burro specialist, said a lot of people are looking for projects to do at home during the pandemic.

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Goob and more pets up for adoption in Phoenix-area shelters this week – AZCentral

Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Every year, approximately 6.5 million companion animals enter shelters nationwide, according to theAmerican Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

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Poland, Spain argue for swift adoption of EU recovery plan – FM – The First News

Speaking at a joint press conference with his Spanish counterpart, Arancha Gonzalez Laya, Czaputowicz said the Friday talks focused on the EU recovery plan. Luca Piergiovanni/PAP/EPA Poland and Spain want the European Commission's EU economic recovery plan to be adopted as quickly as possible, Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz said in Madrid on Friday. Speaking at a joint press conference with his Spanish counterpart, Arancha Gonzalez Laya, Czaputowicz said the Friday talks focused on the EU recovery plan

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Twenty Five Things That Caught My Eye Today: Persecuted Christians & the U.S., Hamilton & Adoption (July 10, 2020) – National Review

1. Christianity Today: Persecuted Christians Resettled in US Drop Dramatically Under Trump 2. Ukraines Holocaust Disneyland The desire of the memorials core donors and board to forge an original and affecting memorial is laudable.

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Lucky, cat that survived acid burns against the odds, finds his home – NorthJersey.com

Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions On New Year's Day, employees of the Secaucus Animal Shelter took in a cat that was burned by acid on its ears and tail. Employees were unsure if the cat couldsurvive the necessary amputations, but amazingly it did. In reaction to the animal's recovery, employees of the shelter named it Lucky.

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MULTIMEDIA UPDATE – New Research Reveals Adoption and Implementation of Artificial Intelligence in the Enterprise – GlobeNewswire

State of Artificial Intelligence 2020 300 technology decision makers were surveyed to uncover the ways companies are approaching and implementing emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) to grow business and surpass the competition.

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I Adopted a Traumatized "Street Cat," and She’s Made My Life Infinitely Better – POPSUGAR

When I rescued my cat, Hazel, she was 9 months old and had been at the Humane Society for six months.

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Clear The Shelters Becoming Virtual Adoption and Donation Drive in August – NBC Connecticut

NEW YORK (July 1, 2020) NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations (NBC and Telemundo owned stations) today announced that its Clear The Shelters pet adoption campaign will run from August 1 to August 31.

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Myrtle Beach hotels restructure operations, adopt new cleaning procedures amid COVID-19 – WBTW

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) COVID-19 has brought challenges to the hotel industry, leading people to ask: Is it safe to stay at a hotel during the coronavirus pandemic? Some Myrtle Beach hotels have restructured operations and adopted new cleaning procedures amid COVID-19.

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In Third Vote, Security Council Fails to Adopt Resolution Extending Authorization of Cross-Border Mechanism for Humanitarian Aid Delivery into Syria -…

SC/14246 The Security Council today failed to adopt a resolution that would have extended its authorization for a mechanism to bring lifesaving humanitarian aid through two Turkish border crossings into Syria for another six months. Two other draft resolutions are currently with members of the Council for voting procedure. By the text (document S/2020/667), introduced by Belgium and Germany during a 10 July videoconference meeting*, the Council would have renewed a mechanism that allows the United Nations and its humanitarian partners to deliver aid into Syria through Bab al-Salam and Bab al-Hawa crossings in Turkey only

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Celebrate National Kitten Day with adoption – FOX 11 and FOX 41

PASCO, WA National Kitten Day is on July 10, but for many people, everyday is National Kitten Day. Thats because more and more cats are getting adopted to keep people company during quarantine. The director of the Tri-Cities Animal Shelter, Debbie Sporcich said kitten season actually started a couple of months ago.

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