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Understanding the Problem

  • Looking for More in Life: Recognizing the Need for Change
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    Looking for More in Life: Recognizing the Need for Change

    Feelings of disappointment, dissatisfaction, and emptiness are not pleasant, but invite us to look for new sources and experiences of hope and growth. Whether it’s simply feeling down, or a challenge with addiction or another mental health issue, awareness is…

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  • Overcoming Shame and Getting Unstuck
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    Overcoming Shame and Getting Unstuck

    It is not uncommon to feel ‘stuck’ after a tragic or negative experience. But feeling stuck can also come from being in a situation that appears ‘fine’ or even ‘good’ to others, yet fails to meet important needs. Your value…

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  • How Addiction Affects the Brain
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    How Addiction Affects the Brain

    Substance use disorders -- addictions -- are medical conditions that develop through repeated use. Neuroscience demonstrates how severe substance use disorders — addictions — make it very difficult to be able to simply “choose” to stop because of how chemicals…

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  • Navigating Diagnosis and Defining the Problem
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    Navigating Diagnosis and Defining the Problem

    You matter more than any condition you may struggle with. Defining and diagnosing a challenge can bring tremendous clarity and hope. Understanding what may be wrong is key when addressing a problem. Talking with a trained medical professional, such as…

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  • Why Getting Help Soon Matters
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    Why Getting Help Soon Matters

    Whatever our challenge may be, getting help matters. The sooner we start our recovery journey, the sooner we move towards experiences of greater connection, health and hope. Whatever our challenge, getting help sooner matters. Starting our growth or recovery process,…

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  • Feeling Depressed? There’s Hope
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    Feeling Depressed? There’s Hope

    Depression is complex condition of the brain that affects millions of people. Recognizing its signs can be the beginning of seeking medicinal and non-medicinal forms of support that unlock greater stability, support, and healing.

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