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World Kindness Day Nov 13th

In general, people get caught up in their busy lifestyles. Amidst the hustle and bustle, they tend to brush kindness aside in favor of trending or urgent activities. However, World Kindness Day Nov 13th has an annual mission to encourage people to be kind to each other. While acts of kindness can benefit everyone, they…

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Hiking Therapy

Few places in the United States offer the rehab hiking opportunities of Fairview, North Carolina. Massive national forests on three sides, nature preserves, forests, lakes and game lands surround The Willows of Fairview. This provides the perfect setting for starting recovery. As part of your rehab at The Willows, you gain exposure to hiking therapy…

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Addiction Recovery

Overcoming substance abuse and dependency is hard for both men and women. However, both genders struggle, they have different needs when it comes to addiction recovery. The key is that there’s more to treatment than just detox. If people want to avoid relapse after they detox, they must seek professional rehab services. Why It’s Important…

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The Connection Between Addiction and Family

Your family members can be the closest allies in your struggle to overcome addiction. However, in some cases, they can also contribute to the habit. What do you need to know about the connection between addiction and family? How does it affect your healing? Substance Abuse Affects Your Relationships There is little doubt that dependency…

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Understanding Physical Trauma

There is a strong connection between experiencing a physical trauma and developing a substance abuse problem. However, people are frequently quick to dismiss a situation. They might tell you to get over it already. Here is what you need to know. Physical Trauma Does Not Have an Expiration Date Rape, domestic violence, child abuse, and…

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Types of Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety is sometimes a catchall term, but it can include many different disorders. It is essential to understand each type of anxiety disorder because the kind of anxiety should determine the type of treatment. Take a closer look at the various types of anxiety disorders and how best to combat them all. Generalized Anxiety Disorder…

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What is Dual Diagnosis?

Substance abuse and dependence rarely appear out of nowhere. Instead, it can develop because of related issues, many of which can impact mental health. What is dual diagnosis? Read on to learn what dual diagnosis is, what kind of treatment is necessary, and what truly comprehensive rehab looks like. What is Dual Diagnosis? What is…

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Common Triggers for Relapse

Just because relapse happens does not mean it is an inevitable event. You have done a lot of hard work in rehab, and you want to stay clean and sober. Recognizing your triggers for relapse will go a long way toward lasting sobriety. Find out which triggers are common, and create a workable plan to…

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Childhood Trauma: How it Affects Adults

You have heard that “children are resilient.” While true, you should never consider childhood trauma a minor issue. Whether it stems from abuse, neglect, or loss, trauma can affect someone decades later. Drug and alcohol abuse is common among people who have suffered some trauma. Learning how traumatic events impact someone can help you better…

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What is Emotional Trauma?

Millions of people go through life experiences that can be traumatic. While the type of trauma can vary widely, the effects are often long-lasting. Gaining control over the painful effects of emotional trauma can take an intervention from a qualified rehabilitation facility. Understanding Emotional Trauma Emotional trauma can mean very different things to different people.…