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Benefits of Exercise on Your Mental Health

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 can have your body looking and feeling strong. But

By |2021-02-02T22:03:11+00:00January 20th, 2021|

5 Ways to De-Stress This Holiday Season

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 you at both work and home.  If so, you’re

By |2020-12-16T00:07:11+00:00December 15th, 2020|

Overcoming Meth Addiction: A Helpful Guide

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 abused hard drug. Fortunately, meth addiction recovery is possible

By |2020-11-20T21:39:27+00:00November 20th, 2020|

Fentanyl Overdose Symptoms, Signs & Treatment

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 fentanyl.  Due to its extreme potency, fentanyl has exacerbated

By |2020-10-15T09:55:13+00:00October 15th, 2020|

Is Alcoholism Hereditary?

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 a more complicated relationship—and more detrimental—relationship with alcohol.  Alcoholism,

By |2020-09-30T22:37:08+00:00September 20th, 2020|

Meth Psychosis: A Sister’s Perspective, Part 2

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 – was, is, my brother’s arrogance. Even during his

By |2020-10-15T10:07:01+00:00August 10th, 2020|

Meth Psychosis: A Sister’s Perspective, Part 1

My brother recently began suffering from what I believe is meth psychosis about three weeks ago. The havoc it has brought down on me and my family’s lives has been swift and truly frightening. Initially, I was sent into

By |2020-08-08T22:48:35+00:00July 22nd, 2020|

The Opioid Fentanyl Overdose Crisis – How We Got Here

By now it’s no surprise that pharmaceutical companies have been complicit in creating the opioid crisis that is devastating the United States. Nearly 450,000 people have died between 1999 and 2019 due to drug overdose involving opioids. One drug

By |2020-08-08T01:01:17+00:00June 16th, 2020|

Is Alcoholism a Disease or a Choice?

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 many still ask is alcoholism a disease and do

By |2020-08-08T01:02:36+00:00May 13th, 2020|
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