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Trauma Processing Techniques

Trauma is a widespread health concern resulting from violence, neglect, loss, disaster, war, and other emotionally harmful experiences. It can impact anyone of any age, gender, socioeconomic background, physical status, race, gender, or sexual…
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Teens Using Marijuana

Concerns about marijuana use among adolescents become a more pertinent subject as more states seek to legalize cannabis. Two Colorado surveys reported that marijuana use among teens increased significantly from 2017 to 2019. One survey conducted…
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What Are the Stages of Addiction?

​Addiction is a complex disorder afflicting millions of Americans every day. Although research around addiction continues to offer insight into its complexities, the development or onset of the disease is still largely unclear. In part, …
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How Long for Dopamine Receptors to Heal?

Dopamine has long been considered a “pleasure chemical” closely linked to the disease of addiction. When referring to a dopamine rush, many associates it with the brain’s natural reward system that activates key neurochemicals during activities…
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How to Deal with Trauma

When bad things happen, it’s up to us to decide what happens next. Experiencing a traumatic event can drastically affect how a person interacts and views the world around them. What’s more, new studies assert that horrific events can have…
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Why Do Addicts Lie?

Addiction is a disease that affects people in multiple ways. Suppose you’ve never faced substance abuse or dependency. In that case, it can be difficult to understand the motivations behind, and effects of alcohol and drugs can have on an…
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Dangers of Self Medication

While hardships and stress are a normal part of life, it’s still tough to live through. We’re not born knowing how to deal with emotional issues, mental health conditions, trauma, or stress. It’s through our individual experiences that…
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5 Symptoms of Depression

Depression afflicts 17.3 million Americans, or just over 7% of the total population. However, that figure only represents those who’ve received a medical diagnosis. While unknown, the actual number is much, much more significant. Although…
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Benefits of Teletherapy

One of the internet's greatest attributes is its potential to provide millions of Americans with access to various health services, even from remote regions. Today, digital technology has transformed how many are receiving healthcare amid a…