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Any person impacted by addiction faces a life-changing, complex situation. But there’s no need to face it alone. With the help of professionals and local support groups, it’s possible to get the help you need to make it through the active addiction phase and onto a healthy future. Why You Can’t Do It Alone Why...
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Mindfulness & Mental Health With the recent passing of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, the topic of mindfulness has been top of mind for many people. Thich Nhat Hanh, a native of Vietnam who was exiled from the country due to his peace activism in the 1960s, did much to bring the philosophy and practice...
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Codeine, Tramadol & Xanax There is a good chance you have heard of at least one (and possibly all three) of the following pharmaceutical drugs: Codeine: often used to treat coughs, this drug can also be helpful for pain management Tramadol: a painkiller that is generally considered less dangerous than other opioids Xanax (alprazolam): an...
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Your Child and Mental Health “It’s just a phase.” The phrase “It’s just a phase” must rank particularly high on the list of parental diagnoses of their children’s behavior. If you have children, the odds are pretty good that you’ve said it. If you were a child (and you were, weren’t you?), the odds are...
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Spirituality and Your Mental Health In Douglas Adams’ beloved novel The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, a supercomputer by the name of Deep Thought spends seven and a half million years calculating the “Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, The Universe, and Everything.” The answer, as it would turn out (SPOILER ALERT!), is 42....
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Mental Health for Vets We all know that the people who put on the uniforms of the various branches of the United States military face many dangers. It is easy to think of those dangers as primarily physical. After all, in combat situations, service members face weapons that are designed to do them physical harm—to...
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What Is Vicodin? Vicodin is a commonly used pain medication. It’s made up of hydrocodone (a type of opioid) and acetaminophen (Tylenol). Most of the time, it is given to relieve acute pain, such as after surgery or a significant injury. It works well to reduce the function of the pain signals going to the...
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Abusing Drugs or Alcohol Generally speaking, very few people are fond of change. Our lives tend to acquire a certain shape, and we settle into that shape. We have our routines, our social circle, our ways of thinking about the world. Without a serious nudge, we are unlikely to make significant changes. After all, change...
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Sports are a huge part of American culture, and the athletes who compete are often held up as heroes (or villains if they play for a rival) who are larger than life. They are in peak physical condition, they are adored by their fans, and at the top levels of the most popular sports they...
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