Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

Self-Care Isn’t Selfish (Guest blog, Nkenge Burkhead, Prevention Education Specialist, HAVEN, July 1, 2016) People often ask, “How did you get involved in this work?” This is a question advocates working to end domestic and sexual violence have been asked countlessly. Their answers are often filled with personal experiences. Many advocates identify as both survivor…

Main Street Communities Honored with Awards

Main Street Communities Honored with Awards (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 28, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – Twenty two communities through Oakland County take part in Main Street USA, a program focused on thriving downtowns and community centers.  Thursday night people from those Main Street Programs came together for their annual awards program, this year held…

Officers from 13 Communities Get Narcan Training

Officers from 13 Communities Get Narcan Training (OCCMHA, April 17, 2016) Pontiac, MI – Approximately 30 police officers from 13 Oakland County communities attended a free training to become Naloxone trainers during an event hosted by Oakland County Community Mental Health Authority (OCCMHA) on Friday, April 15, 2016 at the Resource and Crisis Center. Naloxone,…

Suspects Targeted Robbery & Counterfeiting Victims through Craigslist Ads

Suspects Targeted Robbery and Counterfeiting Victims though Craigslist Ads (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, April 8, 2016) Orion Township, MI – FROM DAY SHIFT: 04-05-2016, 07:00 hrs. THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 04-06-2016, 07:00 hrs. INCIDENT: 23:35 hrs. – Orion Township – Armed Robbery – #16-56358 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to a residence in the 800 block of N…