Q: What can be done when a young adult doesn’t want help or doesn't think that they need help?
A: If you are starting college or a new job and living on your own for the first time, and you are having difficulty with things like studying, working, taking care of yourself, or sleeping, you may have a mental health problem and need help. Talk to your family, friends, or a mental health professional to get the help you need.
Q: Why do adults need to be vaccinated?
A: Yes, vaccines are safe. They are rigorously tested before they are approved for use, and there are systems in place to monitor their safety after they are in use. Getting vaccinated as an adult can help protect your children and elderly parents by reducing the overall amount of disease in the population.
Q: Why is it important to use dental floss?
A: Brushing your teeth removes food particles, plaque, and bacteria from all tooth surfaces, except in between the teeth. Daily flossing is the best way to clean between the teeth and under the gumline.
Q: What do I do next if my placement test scores seem high enough to pass the GED?
A: If you pass the GED Ready Practice Test, you should schedule the GED exam as soon as possible.
Q: How do I apply to COC as a new student?
A: The Adult Reentry Alliance is a program that focuses on supporting the success of adult learners. This alliance will host a variety of events during a semester that relates to the needs of this student population.
CAUSES, PREVENTION, AND SEALANTS: ADDRESSING BAD BREATH.
Q: What may cause bad breath?
A: The major reason for bad breath in healthy people is due to microbial deposits on the tongue, especially the back of the tongue. Brushing the tongue can reduce bad breath by up to 70 percent.
Q: What can I do to prevent bad breath?
A: Brush your teeth at least twice a day, floss daily, and see your dentist regularly. If you smoke or chew tobacco, try to quit. Drink plenty of water and use mouthwash or rinses to help with bad breath.
Q: Who may need sealants?
A: Sealants are a thin plastic coating that covers and protects the chewing surfaces of molars, premolars, and any deep grooves or pits on teeth.
MAINTAIN ORAL HYGIENE AND SEEK DENTAL CARE?.
Q: How often should I brush and floss?
A: Brushing and flossing help control the plaque and bacteria that cause dental disease.
Q: How often should I have a dental exam and cleaning?
A: You should have your teeth checked and cleaned at least twice a year.
Q: How should individuals deal with not having a diagnosis?
A: If you have a rare or hard to diagnose disease, it is important to keep seeing your doctor for regular follow-up visits. Your doctor can keep track of health changes that might offer clues to a diagnosis. In addition, your doctor may become aware of new information that could be important to diagnosing your condition as time goes by.
IMPROVING SMILES: COSMETIC DENTISTRY AND MISSING TEETH.
Q: How can cosmetic dentistry help improve the appearance of my smile?
A: Cosmetic dental treatments can improve your teeth and enhance your smile. There are many cosmetic dental procedures available, depending on your particular needs. Talk to your dentist about how you can improve your smile with cosmetic dentistry.
Q: What are porcelain veneers and how can they improve my smile?
A: Porcelain veneers are thin shells of tooth-shaped porcelain that are individually crafted to cover the fronts of teeth.
Q: What are my options if I have missing teeth?
A: There are many reasons why teeth may need to be extracted, but the most common reasons are injury, accident, fracture, severe dental decay, and gum disease. If a tooth is lost, it is important to replace it to avoid dental and cosmetic problems in the future. There are several options for replacing missing teeth, including removable bridges, fixed bridges, dentures, and implants.
Q: How heavy are the boats and Oars?
A: It varies, but a single shell generally weighs around 34 lbs.
YOU DO ABOUT STAINED OR DISCOLORED TEETH?.
Q: What can I do about stained or discolored teeth?
A: Teeth whitening can be done at home or in the office, and may require more than one visit. You may experience temporary tooth sensitivity after the procedure.
Q: What can be done about old, unattractive, or discolored fillings?
A: There are many options for replacing old, unattractive, or discolored fillings, including composite (bonding) fillings, crowns (caps), inlays/onlays, and porcelain veneers. Your dentist can help you decide which option is best for you.
Q: Why straighten teeth?
A: Crooked teeth can cause a wide variety of dental problems, including gum disease, TMJ, tooth injury, and uneven wear. They can also be difficult to clean effectively, which can lead to plaque and bacteria build-up. Straightening teeth can help to improve the function and appearance of your smile.
Q: What about parking?
A: If you are coming to campus to register for the program, park in the “temporary parking” spaces to avoid being ticketed.
If you are coming to campus to take a placement or progress test, check in with security and give them details about your vehicle to avoid ticketing.
If you plan to attend in-person classes, your instructor will help you obtain a parking pass.
Mountain Line bus passes for the city of Flagstaff are also available for
Q: How do I find information about other SCA programs?
A: The AmeriCorps NCCC program is for individuals between the ages of 18 and 24. If you are interested in seasonal or year-round positions for those 21 and older, explore our Field Leader positions.
HOW CAN I
Q: How can I tell if I have gingivitis or periodontitis (gum disease)?
A: Periodontal disease is a serious problem that affects many people, but it is often painless in the early stages. Regular dental check-ups and cleaning are important to prevent the disease from progressing.
Q: What does heart disease and other medical conditions have to do with periodontal (gum) disease?
A: Periodontal disease is a serious infection that can lead to tooth loss and other major health problems.
Q: How can I meet and network with other students who have returned to school?
A: You should make an appointment with a counselor to help you with your goals and to explore your options. You can also take a counseling class to learn more about majors and careers.
Q: How can Passages connect me with community resources?
A: Passages will help you connect with resources outside of Passages that can help you with your needs.
Q: What should I do if a tooth is knocked out?
A: 1. Find the tooth
2. Rinse off the tooth (but don't scrub it or handle it too much)
3. Try to reinsert the tooth into the socket
4. If that doesn't work, put the tooth in a cup of milk
5. Get to the dentist as soon as possible
Q: How can I find out if the program is a good program in right for me?
A: $99 gets you a 2 hour on course playing lesson, range balls and greens fees included.
Q: Where can I go on the SUNY Broome website for more information about enrolling in college?
A: Many students, adult learners included, are often surprised to learn they are eligible for financial aid. Contact the Financial Aid Department for more information.
HOW DO I
Q: What steps should you take to get ready for college or work if you have a mental health issue?
A: Treatment providers should start planning for a patient's transition 1-2 years in advance
-The plan should include the patient's goals and preferences, as well as a support network
-The transition should be gradual, with the patient's comfort and safety as the top priority
Q: How do I schedule a session?
Q: How do I get signed up?
A: Sign up for a lesson using this link:
Or, if you're interested in taking a trial lesson, please use this link:
ADULT EDUCATION LEARNING CENTERS FAQ.
Q: How many Adult Education Learning Centers are there in the county?
A: There are four Adult Education sites in Coconino County: Flagstaff (CCC's 4th Str. campus), Page (CCC campus), Tuba City (TBD), & Supai (The Community Learning Center). The majority of the Adult Education classes are also offered with a virtual option, via Zoom; as a result, individuals throughout Coconino County can participate if they have internet access and a mobile device, laptop, or PC.
Q: When are the Adult Education Learning Centers open?
A: The Adult Education Learning Centers at CCC campuses in Flagstaff (Fourth Street) and Page are open during posted, college business hours. Supai and Tuba City Learning Center hours are determined by the local site coordinator. Please visit the CCC Adult Education webpage for contact information or call for exact hours and team member availability.
DISTINGUISHES PEER COUNSELING AND SERVICES AT SHORE?.
Q: What differentiates peer counseling from the services I’m already receiving through my primary Mental Health Care Provider?
A: A peer specialist is someone who has lived experience with mental illness and/or substance use disorders and who is trained to provide support and advocacy to others with similar experiences. Peer specialists practice from a Recovery Model, which means that they focus on self-determination, hope, and a holistic approach to wellness.
Q: What types of services does Shore offer?
A: Shore’s adult day programs offer a variety of services, including day habilitation and community-based day supports, which are both funded through Mass Health and DDS.
Q: What does a typical day at Shore look like?
A: Here's what you can expect for your daily schedule at Shore.
The day starts with a group check-in where everyone has the opportunity to share what's going on with them. This is a great way to start the day and get to know your fellow Shore-goers.
After check-in, you'll have some time to get settled in and get started on your work for the day. You'll then have a chance to attend a variety of workshops and group activities.
WHAT IS THE
Q: What is Coaching Vs Instruction?
A: I'm looking for a coach who can help me improve my mental game, scoring, and practice habits so that I can play to my potential.
Q: What is the required orientation?
A: All new HSE/GED-Prep students must complete an orientation prior to joining classes. This can be done in person or online.
Q: What is Day Habilitation?
A: Day Hab is a service model for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities. It sets forth individualized and measurable goals and objectives that are addressed through an integrated program of activities and therapies necessary to reach the stated goals and objectives. Providers are required to obtain a prescription for Day Hab services from your primary care doctor prior to your enrollment and annually thereafter. Mass Health covers the cost of day hab services for eligible members.
Q: What is CBDS?
A: Community Based Day Supports is a service model designed to help people with developmental disabilities enjoy a full range of community activities.