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Could Spirituality Improve Recovery?

Recovering from a drug or alcohol addiction can be a long but rewarding process. Depending on the individual and the nature of their addiction, the journey to Recovery can have many paths. Some choose therapy options like a 12-Step program that brings them closer to God or a higher being. Finding meaning in a greater…

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How Can I Manage Social Anxiety as a Professional?

Maybe you have a tendency to become really nervous before engaging in a meeting with new people. You’d prefer to have friends over in a familiar space than go somewhere you have never been. Perhaps awkwardness and discomfort fill you up and stops you from saying much around colleagues from another department. Your shyness can…

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World Mental Health Day

In 1992, the World Federation for Mental Health began observing the 10th of October as World Mental Health Day. In the years since it’s become one of the federation’s farthest-reaching and most impactful programs. World Mental Health Day was intended to bring more awareness and attention to mental illness and how it can affect the…

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Recognizing Signs of ADHD in Adults

ADHD is a well-known disorder these days, but it’s common for people to imagine children when they think of it. Male children indeed make up most ADHD diagnoses, but many experts say that it is underdiagnosed in young girls and adults. Adults can have ADHD or adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, but few are diagnosed with or…

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What Is A Halfway House?

A halfway house, also known as a sober living home, is a type of group home that helps people with addictions work through the process of reintegrating back into society. An effective halfway house serves as a transitional point between drug and alcohol treatment and healthy, productive life.Halfway houses are often private, for-profit entities. They…

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Substance Abuse Group Therapy Activities

There are numerous therapies designed to help people recover from substance use disorder (an addiction to drugs or alcohol). In the right substance abuse treatment program, individuals will find themselves engaged in a combination of one-on-one therapy and group sessions. Group therapy typically consists of having a professional therapist offering treatment to two or more…

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Observing Suicide Prevention Day

Mental health conditions can affect anyone of any background, race, age, or gender, and suicidal ideation is not an exception to that. Thoughts of suicide shouldn’t be handled lightly, and often, they can indicate a more pressing issue, such as a treatable mental health disorder. Often, intervention through a depression treatment program can mean the…

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Getting Help for Physical Dependence

Marijuana legalization and decriminalization have been at the forefront of the United States’ mind for some time now, as several states have changed their policies surrounding the substance. This requires us to adjust our understanding of marijuana. Many people have favored rulings like this, but you shouldn’t think of marijuana as a non-addictive substance. Although…