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Ho Ho Ho & Holiday Stress

November 29th, 2012

The holiday season is filled with joy, fun, and well, let’s not beat around the bush — STRESS. Family commitments, seeing family you haven’t seen in a while, and extra “to do’s” on your list can be the source of anxiety. This stress can negatively impact your ability to enjoy holiday festivities. Fortunately, there are […]

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Mental Health: Frequently-Asked Questions

October 11th, 2012

This week is Mental Illness Awareness Week. The following are the answers to some frequently-asked questions about mental health issues: What causes mental illness? We don’t know the specific causes of mental illnesses. However, causes can include the influences of our biological make-up, the impact of our life experiences including those of early life/childhood, trauma […]

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Co-Dependency Checklist

August 7th, 2012

Family members who live in the shadow of someone afflicted with alcohol or drug dependence may themselves suffer from something called co-dependency as they assume the role of caretaker for their addicted loved one. Read more about getting help for co-dependency. The following is a checklist that will help you determine if you or someone […]

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