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College Ready? Here Are Some Tips on How to Communicate About Your Food Allergies!

by Caroline Moassessi, FAACT’s Director of Community Engagement The adventure begins. You, the Class of 2020, made history as you finished your senior year digitally during a global pandemic. Made of grit,

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Emery G.

Mental Health Awareness Month: The Effects of PTSD & Food Allergies

by Emery Gewirtz, M.A., FAACT Director of Behavioral Health May is Mental Health Awareness Month AND Food Allergy Awareness Month. While it is a coincidence that these two important issues share a month of awareness,

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College

Getting Ready for College: 5 Things You Can Do Right Now

by Caroline Moassessi, FAACT’s Director of Community Engagement        You said yes to the school of your dreams. Congratulations! Although these times are filled with uncertainty, one thing remains true: you

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Quarantine

Quarantining with Food Allergies

Life with food allergies got even more complicated when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. We have a few tips on staying safe. Shopping: Brands you know and trust may be hard to find in your local store. Check online for

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Compassion Blog

Compassion in a Time of Chaos: There is No Right Response

by Emery Gewirtz, M.A., FAACT’s Director of Behavioral Health This season is temporary, and so are these feelings. Still, while they may be temporary, and will not last forever, some days it may feel like they will.

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Lost Memories

The Lost Memories of Students in Transition: Where Do We Go from Here?

by Emery Gewirtz, M.A., FAACT's Director of Behavioral Health Amidst the coronavirus chaos, there is one forgotten group whose lives were taken out from under them. With little fanfare and no applause, these kids went

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COVID-19

FAACT's Resource Page on COVID-19

Updated 7/12/20 Given the global spread of novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, we appreciate that these are uncertain and stressful times. The safety and health of all individuals is always the highest priority

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Mylan

FDA Alerts Patients and Health Care Professionals of EpiPen Auto-Injector Errors Related to Device Malfunctions and User

** FAACT is sharing this press release from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) March 24, 2020: FDA is alerting patients, caregivers and health care professionals that EpiPen 0.3mg and EpiPen Jr 0.15mg

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Mighty

Mighty Jax to the Rescue!

by Laurie Margolis Dealing with food allergies is not easy. I know this firsthand. For the last 40 years, I have been severely allergic to peanut, tree nuts, coconut, shellfish, and soy. When I was a kid, there was not

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