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Breaking the Stigma During Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month is observed each year in May to raise awareness, promote understanding, and break the stigma around mental illness. It serves as a platform to educate the public about various mental health conditions, symptoms, and available resources...

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The Ins and Outs of Bipolar Disorder

Jennifer F. O’Connor, LCSW & Jenn Attaquin, LPC With mental health education and the use of mental health language becoming more mainstream in today’s society and across social media, the true meaning of Bipolar Disorder and its symptoms is still a great unknown...

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The Origins of Empathy

I always wanted a career that would help people. As a child, my dream was to be a doctor. I wanted to learn how to eradicate ailment and increase joy. Suffering disturbed me at an age before I was exposed to an understanding of true pain. This naiveté shattered during...

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Treating Addiction: A Family Approach

When someone we love is battling addiction, the impact on our life can be immeasurable. An approach to treating an addicted person that includes family education and support is a pathway to full family healing—a goal we can all get behind. Utilizing evidence-based...

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A Summer of Firsts

For those entering their first summer in recovery this time of year brings about challenges that are not necessarily unique, but require attention. Picnics, time spent poolside, summer vacations, weddings, and even yard work are some of the items that fill our...

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