What is Alcohol Awareness Month?

There are big benefits to educating and spreading awareness about alcohol use and abuse, and Alcohol Awareness Month, recognized every April since 1987, is a great opportunity to get the word out. Alcohol Awareness Month was founded by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) with the original purpose of sharing information on …

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The Art of Meditation in Recovery

When we talk about holistic therapies for recovery, the art of meditation often comes up. That’s because meditation can be an exceptional tool for clearing the mind of negative thoughts and re-centering priorities—it’s also something that anybody can do, regardless of whether they’ve tried meditation before. Meditation is a mind and body practice with a …

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Winter Depression Facts and Six Ways to Cope

If the colder weather and the shorter days are causing you to experience serious changes in your mood, you’re definitely not alone. According to Cleveland Clinic, current winter depression facts include the sobering statistic that about 5% of American adults experience serious seasonal depression, while 10%-20% experience a milder version called the “winter blues.” Winter …

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Steps to Recovery From Addiction: Healing Mind, Body, & Soul

The steps to recovery from addiction are different for everyone. And while there’s no one-size-fits-all treatment path, every recovering individual can benefit from a holistic approach that prioritizes the mind, body, and soul. There exists a one-and-done mentality when it comes to recovery or rehabilitation. Peaceful getaways up-state or blissful retreats atop tranquil beaches are …

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