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Mental Health Awareness Month

May is known as Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States. Mental Health America began the tradition back in 1949 to encourage everyone to learn more about mental health — for...

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Alcohol Awareness Month

Alcohol Awareness Month

Every year, the National Council for Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) advertises a nationwide campaign called Alcohol Awareness Month. Throughout April, we challenge drinkers and nondrinkers to think about their...

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The Importance of Spiritual Practice in Recovery

The Importance of Spiritual Practice in Recovery

Spirituality and spiritual practices are common components of addiction treatment programs. Perhaps it’s not so surprising due to recovery’s emphasis on mental wellness and caring for oneself. Although substance abuse...

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How Mental Illness Affects Us Physically

How Mental Illness Affects Us Physically

The effects of mental illness on an individual look as varied as the people that have them. Unmanaged mental illness can wreak havoc on your mind, relationships, finances and stability....

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How to Protect Your Mental Health From the Harmful Effects Of Social Media

How to Protect Your Mental Health From the Harmful Effects Of Social Media

Social media was designed with one goal in mind — connection. Online, connective spaces allow people to catch up with friends and stay up-to-date with family, their favorite celebrities and...

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