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Mental Illness and Poverty: A Depressing Reality

Matt GonzalesInside Addiction, The Recovery Village

In recent years, the deaths of successful entertainers showed that the rich and famous are not impervious to mental health problems. Mental illness played a ... Read more
August 23rd 2018
Matt Gonzales
Inside Addiction, The Recovery Village

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Get Better By Getting Away: How Travel Helps Mental Health

Devin GoldenThe Recovery Village

Depending on the struggle, people can often do well just by removing themselves from the  situation that plagues them. If someone is struggling with an ... Read more
August 22nd 2018
Devin Golden
The Recovery Village

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6 Ways to Act on International Overdose Awareness Day

6 Ways to Take Action on International Overdose Awareness Day

Camille RenzoniThe Recovery Village

International Overdose Awareness Day August 31, 2018 Drug addictions do not discriminate, and overdoses can affect people from all backgrounds, in every part of the ... Read more
August 20th 2018
Camille Renzoni
The Recovery Village

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How to Have a Fun and Sober Summer Vacation

How to Have a Fun and Sober Summer Vacation

Jennifer KopfThe Recovery Village

Traveling at any time of the year is stressful, but traveling during a summer vacation with your family in a cramped car can make you ... Read more
August 16th 2018
Jennifer Kopf
The Recovery Village

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Do Men and Women View Addiction and Mental Illness Differently?

Devin GoldenInside Addiction, The Recovery Village

Males and females have unique genetic makeups. From their physical attributes to their mental configurations, the way males and a females view the world is often ... Read more
August 2nd 2018
Devin Golden
Inside Addiction, The Recovery Village

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Day-Off Dilemma: Avoiding Alcohol on Labor Day

Matt GonzalesThe Recovery Village

Since becoming a federal holiday in 1894, the United States has recognized the first Monday in September as Labor Day. The holiday was conceived by ... Read more
July 30th 2018
Matt Gonzales
The Recovery Village

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5 Tips for Parents With College Students Going Back to School

Matt GonzalesThe Recovery Village

If you’re the parent of a college student, you might experience a bittersweet feeling at the start of each school year. You know that they ... Read more
July 30th 2018
Matt Gonzales
The Recovery Village

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It’s Official: WHO Classifies Gaming Addiction as a Disease

The Recovery VillageThe Recovery Village

When a person is unable to stop playing video games, there can be serious consequences. While the American Psychiatric Association has stopped short of classifying ... Read more
July 26th 2018
The Recovery Village
The Recovery Village

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Robin Williams’ Personal Struggles Examined in New Documentary

Matt GonzalesThe Recovery Village

During his career, Robin Williams wore many hats. As a stand-up comedian, he was an eccentric performer who was quirky yet affable. As an actor, ... Read more
July 26th 2018
Matt Gonzales
The Recovery Village

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Tough Losses and Crucial Mistakes: The Vulnerability of Athletes

Devin GoldenThe Recovery Village

The situation is clear: You are a professional athlete, and it’s the biggest moment in the biggest game of the season. Thousands of people are ... Read more
July 25th 2018
Devin Golden
The Recovery Village