Opioid Addiction, Surgery and Pain
When Shirley’s doctor told her that she needed surgery, her thoughts made an immediate jump to one fear — as someone in recovery from opioid ...Read Article
Why Are Our Teens So Depressed?
No matter how much we talk about staying young or looking young, few of us would be willing to actually become young again. Go through ...Read Article
Soldiering On Against Suicide in the Military
Whether it’s active duty or deployment to the frontlines, serving in the military is a unique experience that’s only truly understood by a soldier’s fellow ...Read Article
Agreeing to Help – Getting Kids and Teens to See a Mental…
“I’m not going! I’m fine!” yelled 13-year-old Ally, running up the stairs. Jackie sighed, collapsed on the couch and reflected on her day. The divorce ...Read Article
Addiction Recovery and Returning to the Workforce
Returning to the workforce after addiction recovery can be tricky. Often dismissed as too risky to hire because of their history, those who have dealt ...Read Article
Can Kindness Improve Mental Health?
With a seemingly endless barrage of bad news on social media, television, radio and the like, it’s refreshing when something positive like Random Acts of ...Read Article
Interacting With Friends After Recovery From Alcohol Addiction
One of your biggest worries about recovery may be whether or not you can still hang out with friends and have fun without alcohol. You ...Read Article
Happy Holidays Without the Family Stress
Holiday music and the sound of laughter fill the house as your family gathers in the living room playing games. The table is set like ...Read Article
Can You Predict PTSD in Soldiers Before Deployment?
For many years researchers have been trying to determine why a sizeable minority of people develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after a traumatic event, while ...Read Article
How Drug Use Affects Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder
Within the last few decades there has been a dramatic increase in the prevalence of bipolar disorder among adults in the US. According to the ...Read Article