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Blackout Drinking: Why Is It So Dangerous?

Blackout drinking is when a person drinks so much alcohol that they can not remember what happened while they were drinking. This can be dangerous because the person does not know what they are doing and could hurt themselves or someone else. There are many symptoms of blackout drinking including slurred speech, stumbling, loss of… Continue Reading Blackout Drinking: Why Is It So Dangerous?

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How Celebrating Stress Awareness Month Can Benefit Your Mental Health

April has been observed as Stress Awareness Month since 1992. This nationwide, collaborative effort aims to increase public awareness about the causes and effects of stress, which is considered by most in the healthcare field to be an epidemic in the United States. Stress is generally defined as any factor that causes physical, emotional, or… Continue Reading How Celebrating Stress Awareness Month Can Benefit Your Mental Health

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Why You Need an LGBTQ-Specific Treatment Program

Those in the LGBTQ community can face unique challenges when it comes to overcoming addiction issues. Whether these include conflicts with family, isolation from peers, or past traumatic experiences, members of this community would benefit from targeted therapy during treatment. In addition, if an individual is struggling with both addiction and mental health issues, their… Continue Reading Why You Need an LGBTQ-Specific Treatment Program