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Building a Crisis Kit: 10 Items and Actions to Beat Anxiety

Camille RenzoniThe Recovery Village

If you face an anxiety disorder, experiencing bouts of panic can be all too familiar. Almost anything can be a trigger for anxiety attacks, from ... Read more
July 6th 2018
Camille Renzoni
The Recovery Village

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Which States Have Involuntary Commitment Laws for Addiction Treatment?

The Recovery VillageAddiction

When you have a loved one who is struggling with substance abuse, you would likely do almost anything to get him or her addiction treatment ... Read more
July 6th 2018
The Recovery Village
Addiction

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The Anxiety of Grieving

Devin GoldenThe Recovery Village

Everyone told me that there’s no wrong way to grieve. Yet, in the thick of the first few days following my stepbrother’s death, I continued ... Read more
July 5th 2018
Devin Golden
The Recovery Village

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The 5 Mental Illnesses That Often Accompany Addiction

The Recovery VillageThe Recovery Village

By Jess Freda When a person struggles with a substance use disorder, they may also struggle with a mental illness. In 2016, the Substance Abuse ... Read more
July 5th 2018
The Recovery Village
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Defeating Gambling Addiction despite Legalized Sports Betting

The Recovery VillageAddiction

In May, the Supreme Court opened the door to legalized sports betting nationwide when it ruled by a vote of 6-3 to strike down a ... Read more
July 4th 2018
The Recovery Village
Addiction

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Gender Differences in Believing the Stigma and Connections Surrounding Mental Health

Devin GoldenThe Recovery Village

One of the biggest challenges in the United States is removing the stigma associated with mental illness. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, ... Read more
July 4th 2018
Devin Golden
The Recovery Village

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Celebrating Doesn’t Have to Include Drinking

Jessica FredaThe Recovery Village

When celebrating holidays, many people gather with friends and family, decorating their homes and enjoying time together. However, some holiday celebrations often include consuming substances ... Read more
July 3rd 2018
Jessica Freda
The Recovery Village

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“Prescription Nation” 2018, Part Two: Recommendations to Win the Opioid Fight

The Recovery VillageSubstance Abuse

The National Safety Council just released a report titled “Prescription Nation 2018” that reviews the progress U.S. states have made in fighting this nation’s opioid ... Read more
July 2nd 2018
The Recovery Village
Substance Abuse

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July Is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

Jessica FredaThe Recovery Village

In recent years, mental health has become a more commonly discussed issue throughout the United States. However, between the continued stigma and the lack of ... Read more
July 1st 2018
Jessica Freda
The Recovery Village

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“Prescription Nation” 2018, Part One: Which States Are Making Progress in the Opioid Fight?

The Recovery VillageSubstance Abuse

This nation has been in the midst of an opioid epidemic for several years, and the situation is not improving. According to a recent report ... Read more
June 29th 2018
The Recovery Village
Substance Abuse