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Maintaining your sobriety and having fun at events that are traditionally associated with drinking such as a holiday party is possible, but it does require planning. The more safeguards you put in place, the more time you will have to distract…
After collecting patient outcome data over a 22-month period, clinical evidence now shows that patients’ symptoms are actually decreasing and patients are getting better.
The holiday season can be emotionally taxing for everyone. However, it is often particularly miserable if you are struggling with depression. You know you should be excited to spend time with family and should be enjoying all the preparatory events….
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Maintaining your sobriety and having fun at events that are traditionally associated with drinking such as a holiday party is possible, but it does require planning. The more safeguards you put in place, the more time you will have to distract…
  Navigating hard conversations surrounding sensitive topics like politics, racism or religion can cause strain on any relationship, whether it be with friends or acquaintances, co-workers, family or even a spouse. Knowing or discovering that you…
It’s difficult to watch a loved one struggle with the disease of addiction. For some, the consequences of their substance use or simply having a loved one express concern will be motivation enough to seek help and pursue recovery….
Bullying prevention is perhaps more important than ever in today’s digital era, where cyberbullying in particular is a major source of stress for kids and parents as well as school administrators . Bullying in all its forms should be taken…
College can be an exciting time, however it does come with significant and abrupt changes to daily life and routine. Some students settle in just fine after an initial adjustment period, while others may struggle with acclimating to their new…
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Bipolar disorder is a treatable serious mental illness. It can affect a person’s thoughts, feelings, mood and overall functioning. Formerly known as manic-depression, bipolar disorder is marked by dramatic shifts in mood, energy and activity…
Halloween is one of the most exciting (and, for kids, possibly spookiest) nights of the year. Parents and caregivers of younger children may have the difficult task of navigating their child’s celebration while protecting them from unnecessary…
October 2 – 8, 2022 is National Mental Illness Awareness Week. Half of all lifetime cases of mental illness in the U.S. begin by age 14 and 75% by age 24. Yet, the average delay between onset of symptoms and intervention is 8-10 years. Although…
October is Depression Awareness Month With over 300 million experiencing depression worldwide, it is one of the most common mental health conditions that exists. Depression affects people of all ages, ethnicity, race, gender and income levels. Yet…
Middle school is more academically rigorous than elementary school. Homework becomes more intense and may take a couple hours each night. Teens may need extra support in the beginning of the year as they learn to make this adjustment. Parents, you…

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