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Helping a Loved One Who Has a Drinking Problem

Helping a Loved One Who Has a Drinking Problem

It was a dark and stormy night ... really. I was out with friends, enjoying a celebratory drink marking one friend's new job accomplihsment. It didn't seem like a big deal. Everyone was fine, laughing and back-slapping

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School Shooting Threats

The FBI has done extensive research and profiling of school shooters and they note that “all threats and all threateners are not equal” but all threats must be taken seriously and assessed. Yet, the FBI reports,

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Recovery New Year's Resolution

Make Recovery Your New Year's Resolution

With the New Year comes the promise of a new beginning. For individuals struggling with an addiction to opiates, this New Year can also be the start of a journey to recovery and freedom from the pain of addiction. If

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Three Options for Taking Charge of Your Holiday Mental Health

So you\'re ready for the holidays. The tree is trimmed, the gifts are bought and wrapped, and the holiday dinner is planned, bought and ready for cooking. All feels great - except that it doesn\'t, for some

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Doing Away with Stigma

Walking through a grocery store recently, I took my cart down an aisle in search of sweetener. i'd been to this store several times, but it was apparent someone had decided it was time to rearrange everything. My usual

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(At Least) 3Things You Can Do to Stop Opiate Addiction

There\'s no doubt the opiate epidemic has burned across our area, state and nation. According to some estimates, overdoses killed more Americans in 2016 than in all of the Vietnam War. Overdose deaths the year before

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