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Finding Peace and Serenity During the Pandemic


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Finding Peace and Serenity During the Pandemic

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June 8, 2022
Maintaining mental well-being is a constant challenge in the best of times, but finding peace during a pandemic can seem nearly impossible, especially if you struggle with mental health issues. Avoid the temptation to ignore your emotions or numb them with destructive coping methods. Instead, focus on cultivating self-compassion, practicing mindfulness, and building meaningful connections with your loved ones.
What is the Sober Curious Movement?


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The Sober Curious Movement

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May 19, 2022
Drinking alcohol has been a common social pastime in the US it seems. From wine-filled book clubs to bar-hopping adventures with friends after work to even a few beers while watching that night’s football game, our culture glamorizes and encourages people to kick back with a bottle. However, in recent years, alcohol-free festivities are becoming more and more common. In fact, some are calling it a movement—the Sober Curious movement.
Addiction Portrayal in the Media


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How the Media Portrays Substance Use Disorder – The Good, Bad, and Honest

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August 11, 2021

I never really thought about the influence of the media on addiction and alcoholism until I started  my own journey of recovery. In fact, it is nearly impossible to spend an evening watching TV without seeing or hearing drugs or alcohol being referenced or used. When driving in your…

Overdose Deaths Are Accelerating During COVID-19


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The CDC Says Overdose Deaths Are Accelerating During COVID-19

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April 22, 2021

We have all been impacted by COVID-19 in one way or another. For some of us, we contracted the virus and suffered long-lasting symptoms and a painful recovery. Others endured the loss of a loved one or a prolonged hospitalization that left us scared and full of anxiety. Additionally,…

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