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Healthy Ways for Processing Trauma

It’s said that nearly 70% of Americans have experienced at least one traumatic event in their lives. Trauma can touch anyone, regardless of background, financial status, or age. For those processing traumas alone, the result can often be an overwhelming sense of helplessness that is crippling and, if left untreated, dangerous. If you or someone…

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Risks of Self-Medicating for Depression

Feelings of sadness and experiencing grief are normal human emotions. Every person has those kinds of dark moments throughout the course of their life, but usually, those feelings dissipate relatively quickly. On the other hand, major depression, or a depressive disorder, is something more severe and potentially debilitating. Depression is a diagnosable condition classified as…

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Benefits of Partial Hospitalization

A partial hospitalization program (often called PHP) provides intensive care when experiencing severe behavioral issues. In this addiction treatment program, you will receive the care you need for several hours each day while you continue to live at home. This style of outpatient rehab will allow you to slowly transition out of intensive care with…

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Staying Sober This 4th of July

The 4th of July is synonymous with beach days, music festivals, pool parties, and fun in the sun. But, for those who are interested in staying sober, July 4th can be a challenge. This is because the summer holiday is antithetical to sober living. Instead, Independence Day is often centered around drinking alcohol, which means…