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Category: Mental Health

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18 January

Your past mistakes do not vanish with sobriety, but you don’t have to live a life weighed down by shame and regret. You can move past these negative emotions and reclaim a positive, healthy future. It starts with forgiveness. Simply put, forgiveness is the act of pardoning an offender. It’s a decision to not hold […]

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12 January

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.  ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Freedom is something that we hold dear. Inner freedom and peace of mind are valuable and should be cherished just as much. Those who can let go of the negative thoughts and focus on what is going well in their life will have more peace of […]

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07 January

Are you familiar with SMART Goals? Would knowing how to use SMART goals help you in 2022? Setting goals is a topic that comes up every new year. Goal setting may be something that has or hasn’t worked for you in the past. I’ve gotten off track with my goals before too. It helps me to […]

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21 December

How Do Professional Interventions Work? Few things are more painful than watching as someone that you care about destroys their life due to an addiction. Over the past few months, you might have noticed that your loved one’s behavior is getting worse. They may have lost their job, destroyed relationships, or even gotten in trouble with […]

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26 November

Are you having a hard time letting go of fear? Do you find your emotions get the better of you when dealing with your child’s substance use? Fear can either mobilize us into action or it can take over and paralyze us. ~ Libby Cataldi If you are struggling because of your child’s substance use, you […]

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23 November

s life feeling stressful for you with the holidays approaching? Would some ideas on how to better cope with the upcoming holidays be helpful? A parent wrote: We have a 20- year-old son who has been in and out of rehabs for the past two years. He dropped out of college and has used many […]

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21 October

One of the most challenging aspects of getting sober is dealing with the fallout from the bad decisions made during active addiction. I used to have a pretty severe alcohol problem, and during my time drinking, I made countless bad decisions, a wide array of mistakes, and an overall fool of myself on more than […]

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15 October

Already a tough business with the pressure to perform and the struggle to make it big, the music industry can do a number on an amateur musician’s mental health, but the coronavirus pandemic didn’t help matters. With restaurants and event venues shutting their doors across the Music City, live music and concerts disappeared overnight. These […]

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13 October

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness, affecting 40 million adults aged 18 and older. Despite being highly treatable, only 36.9% of those suffering from this mental health condition receive treatment. This may be because they don’t want treatment, do not know there is help for what they’re experiencing, or attempt to self-medicate to […]

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07 October

An essential aspect of getting sober is learning how to recognize the people in your life that negatively influence you. If you have an addiction, the chances are that there are at least a few people in your life that are bringing you down. While it may not be easy to look at the people […]

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