Volunteers of America Behavioral Health Blog

By |January 20th, 2021|

Benefits of Exercise on Your Mental Health You likely know about the positive effects exercise has on your physical well-being. Even something as simple as a brisk walk each day

By |December 15th, 2020|

Have you come to dread the holiday season? It might not be due to the holidays themself, but rather the pressures, demands, and expectations that will inevitably be heaped upon

By |November 20th, 2020|

If you or a loved one is struggling with meth addiction, you're not alone. Currently, 1.6 million people abuse meth in the United States. Worldwide, meth is the most commonly

By |October 15th, 2020|

Opioid abuse is an epidemic in our country. While narcotics like heroin and oxycodone have been around for decades, a newer opioid is on the rise. This drug is called

By |September 20th, 2020|

Is Alcoholism Hereditary? Alcohol is commonplace in our society. Many people have a drink to unwind after a long day or to celebrate a special occasion. However, some people have

By |August 10th, 2020|

Then coronavirus hit. I’m not claiming that coronavirus caused my brother to relapse, but it was definitely a contributing factor. The other factor – the major factor in my opinion

By |May 13th, 2020|

Alcoholism has been categorized as a medical disorder far longer than it has been widely accepted as a psychiatric disorder– since 1956. It is a bit bewildering that in 2020

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