The suicide of a loved one has devastating effects on those that remain to mourn and who must carry on. According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the USA. In 2018, there were an estimated 1.4 million suicide attempts and 48,344 deaths by suicide. If…

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Suicide prevention hotline

Chances are, you will be affected by suicide at some point in your life. A friend or family member may contemplate or even attempt suicide. It’s important to know the facts about suicide, recognize risk factors, and utilize the many suicide prevention resources that are available. Suicide Statistics USA Depression affects 20-25% of Americans ages 18+…

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delayed discovery death scene

Unfortunately, delayed discovery death scenes, also called unattended deaths, are more common than most people realize. The deceased does not have to be a loner. They can be a well-loved member of a family. Imagine a situation where you call to check on an elderly aunt who lives alone in another state. You have a…

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mass shooting death

Mass shootings have become a sad reality in America. When there are multiple victims of gun violence in one incident, it is called a mass shooting. There is no universally accepted definition of a mass shooting. Still, it is generally agreed that a mass shooting has occurred whenever four or more people are shot —…

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Every April, the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) leads communities throughout the country in their annual observances of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW). This year, the week took place on April 19 – 25th. We have been very busy providing services to protect our community from COVID-19, but we did not want this…

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In this time of crisis, Alabama Bio-Clean is ready to provide emergency environmental disinfection services. We use the most effective methods, technology, and disinfection chemicals to sanitize surfaces and protect the health of our clients. Our comprehensive disinfection process helps ensure the safety of others. We can also assist you in making a plan and…

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Alabama Bio-Clean has been safely and effectively handling outbreaks for years. We are experienced and certified, and we always put the safety of our clients first. Note: This page is constantly being updated. We will be posting new information on the coronavirus and its impact on the people of Alabama daily. Table of Contents Safe…

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Ask most people what the most dangerous street drug is, and they are likely to answer cocaine, meth, or heroin. But there is a drug that many people have never heard of that is far more deadly: fentanyl. Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid analgesic similar to morphine, but 50 to 100 times more potent. You…

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Vehicle Biohazard Sanitation

Did you know that biohazards are often present in cars and other vehicles? A vehicle becomes contaminated with a biohazard anytime bodily fluids are emitted into the vehicle. This is common in the case of car accidents, suicides, homicides, medical emergencies, and unattended deaths. It is particularly challenging to eradicate biohazards from a vehicle because of an abundance of porous materials inside of the car, as well as lots of nooks and crannies for fluids to ‘hide.’ For this and other reasons, you should hire a professional to handle vehicle biohazard sanitation. This ensures the safety of future vehicle occupants.

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meth exposure in children girl

We’ve all seen upsetting before and after photos of adults who have become addicted to meth. The physical changes that take place in just a few months are staggering. But what happens when children are repeatedly exposed to methamphetamine in their environment?  Meth Exposure in Children Fetuses in the womb can be harmed my meth…

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