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Faith and spirituality can be a very helpful component of someone’s recovery from mental illness. A place of worship is often a safe place for people, where they can feel welcomed and have an instant sense of support and community. For many individuals and families, faith plays a significant role in their recovery experience. Churches, temples, mosques and faith communities reach 70 percent of the American population each month. In the United States, clergy outnumber psychiatrists by nearly 10 to 1 and are more equitably distributed geographically than health professionals. Many studies...

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10/30/2015
Don Schillinger, dean of Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education and Chase Bank Endowed Associate Professor, has been recognized as the Vantage Health Plan 2015 Visionary Educator. The...
10/29/2015
Louisiana Tech University’s Prescott Memorial Library has been recognized by the U.S. Government Publishing Office and the Federal Depository Library Program for demonstrated leadership, innovation...
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10/29/2015
Garland Decell (right), of Ruston, was given the French Legion of Honor medal by Gregor Trumel (left), Cousul General of the Cosulate General in New Orleans, on behalf of the President of the French...
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10/29/2015
Prerna Dua, associate professor of health informatics and information management at Louisiana Tech University, has been honored by the American Health Information Management Association with its 2015...
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10/28/2015
A nutritious meal was recently prepared for the Ethel Mae Movers and Shakers. Louisiana State University County Agent Cathy Judd performed the demonstration. Judd prepared “Not So Sloppy Joes” for...
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10/27/2015
Lorna and Jon Kardatzke recently added 12 literary artifacts to the Frellsen Fletcher Smith Collection Gallery at Louisiana Tech University that will be housed in the Prescott Memorial Library’s...
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10/27/2015
Teens dance during the third Zombie Prom held on Friday at the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center. Attendees were invited to dress up in their best zombie costumes, and enjoy a night of dancing and...
10/26/2015
Commissioned in 1995 by the Education Department at the Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C., “Strings & Stories” continues to delight audiences of all ages. Initially created as a children’s concert...
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10/26/2015
Participants are shown at the LifeCare Specialty Hospital of North Louisiana during the first Better Breather’s 5k held Oct. 3 in Ruston. All race proceeds were donated to the American Lung...
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10/24/2015
Danni Jones PT recently held a "For the love of Running 5k" in loving memory of Annie Jewel Hudson and donated $2,500 to Christian Community Action. Pictured from left to right: Brittney, Dani,...