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Mental Illness Warning Signs

Mental disorders are common and widespread among many different types of people. Mental Health America estimates 54 million Americans have some sort of mental disorder every year. If you think you or someone you know may have a mental or emotional problem, remember there are lots of resources to help. What is mental illness? Mental illness is a disease that …

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Going on Vacation While in Recovery

Vacations are a great time to rest, relax and enjoy a break from everyday life. Whether you are traveling to an island or a simple stay-cation, they are great for your mental health. If you are in recovery, a vacation can be full of temptations and lead to relapse. Planning ahead will help you avoid your addictions and continue to …

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Mental Health and Addiction

Mental disorders can affect many people regardless of background, race, or gender. There are hundreds of different mental health issues that can be caused by genetics, drug use, trauma or other things. Doctors report commonly seeing patients that suffer from both substance abuse and mental health problems. Battling both of these issues can further escalate the challenges during recovery. According …

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The Importance of SMART goals in the New Year

If you are in recovery, you likely have many goals for yourself and a list of resolutions you hope to achieve in the new year. While in recovery, goals are important. Motivation to get through and experiencing success can help you continue on the recovery path. Being your healthiest self- physically and emotionally will help you with treatment. While new …

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