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Three Ways to Kill Substance Use Habits

Sobriety is not a single-time choice. Rather, it’s a decision that is made every day, sometimes multiple times per day, and sometimes it’s very difficult to say no when faced with drugs or alcohol. And when friends or even family members are already engaging in self-destructive drug or alcohol practices, it can become especially hard …

Your brain can recover from alcohol use

It’s no secret that with extended use, alcohol can damage the brain. Alcohol can affect the brain and the body in so many ways, especially once the habit becomes chronic. Here’s the good news: much of these effects can be controlled, or entirely eliminated, once you’re able to achieve and maintain sobriety. In fact, sobriety …

young adult writing resume

It’s a major step in applying for a new job: the resume, a concise document that clearly depicts skills, job experience and your accomplishments. It’s meant to quickly capture your aptitude for any new position, summarizing all of the reasons you know you would be a good fit for the job you’re applying for. Writing …

Hand holding compass

If you’re reading this, you’ve already overcome the most difficult barrier in seeking help: admitting that you need it. Many individuals who struggle with an addiction of any kind will never reach the point that you have, because they choose to handle their problems without the help they need. This decision prevents them from a …

Friends fist bumping

There are few businesses more essential than mental and behavioral health treatment. Sure, with the onset of COVID-19 that same treatment has become more difficult to deliver, but treatment facilities, therapists, counselors, psychologists and all licensed medical professionals have consistently found new ways to address mental health concerns from safe distances. Social distancing practices have …