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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Squashing Mental Illness Misconceptions

Let’s be honest: Mental illness makes us uncomfortable. Unlike a cancer diagnosis or a broken leg, where causes are understood and treatment methods are clear ...

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What Is Integrated Treatment?

In the early days of substance abuse treatment, the focus was on detox and “getting clean,” to the exclusion of almost everything else. As the ...

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