A Natural Fix for A.D.H.D.
NY Times, October 31
ATTENTION deficit hyperactivity disorder is now the most prevalent psychiatric illness of young people in America, affecting 11 percent of them at some point between the ages of 4 and 17. The rates of both diagnosis and treatment have increased so much in the past decade that you may wonder whether something that affects so many people can really be a disease.
And for a good reason. Recent neuroscience research shows that people with A.D.H.D. are actually hard-wired for novelty-seeking — a trait that had, until relatively recently, a distinct evolutionary advantage...
Can Push for Single-Payer Healthcare Survive in Vermont After Shockingly Tight Governor’s Race?
Democracy Now! Nov. 5
Vermont, incumbent Democratic Gov. Peter Shumlin has nearly been unseated in a shocking upset. In a process unique to Vermont, projections now show the governor’s race will be decided by the state Legislature after neither Shumlin nor his Republican challenger reached the necessary threshold of 50 percent. The state Legislature remains solidly Democratic, so Shumlin will likely keep his seat...
Social Workers Public Hearing - Dec. 2 Montpelier
Office of Professional Regulation
The Vermont Clinical Social Worker Advisors are holding a public hearing on the proposed changes to the statutes and administrative rules on December 2, 2014, at 9:00 a.m., at the Office of Professional Regulation, 89 Main Street, 3rd Floor, Montpelier, VT, 05620-3402.
To read a complete version of the proposed statutes and rules you can click on this link. On the right side under “Meetings & Announcements” and click on the “Proposed Amendments to Statutes” or “Proposed Rules – Annotated Version.”
See the NASW-VT board statement on this proposal Here.