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|07/24/17|Blog

Addiction and substance abuse can damage your external relationships, as well as the relationship you have with yourself. Between possible underlying psychological issues and the toll drugs and alcohol put on a body, it’s crucial to heal your body during addiction therapy and substance abuse treatment. And one of the best ways to establish a […]

|07/20/17|Blog

The latest indicator of how powerfully the opioid epidemic has hit the United States came with the news that librarians are being trained as first responders in the use of Narcan (Naloxone). Unfortunately, libraries, with their public bathrooms and quiet nooks, are often used by those in the grip of addiction. Some libraries have taken […]

|07/20/17|Blog

Do you know the difference between an Opiate and an Opioid? It seems there are stories in the news every day about the dangers of opioids and opiates and how they are devastating families and communities. But few people know the difference between the two. Here are some facts about both. An opiate is a […]

|07/11/17|Blog · News

Four-time GRAMMY® -nominated, singer, songwriter and musician SULLY ERNA has partnered with Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation and Recovery Centers of America to raise awareness about the growing opioid crisis in America. SULLY and the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation have teamed up to create a brand new video featuring the song “Different Kind of Tears,” the […]

|07/11/17|Blog

Most people know that eating healthy has physical benefits for your body. But did you know a balanced diet may also positively impact mental health too? Recent studies have found that increased consumption of healthy foods is associated with a lower chance of depression and psychological distress, better sleep, and a reduced risk of mental […]

|06/30/17|Blog

Every week it appears that records for the hottest day of the year are being broken on a daily basis so, with another heatwave upon us, it’s best that everyone takes measures to stay cool and not boil over. Anger and stress levels are very often raised even when we know getting hot under the […]

|06/30/17|Blog

When you were in the grip of a substance use disorder (SUD), a weekend of hiking may not have been on the top of your list as Friday beckoned. But the lure of the great outdoors, and all that you missed when reaching for that next drink or drug, enables many people in recovery to […]

|06/30/17|Blog

Ice cream is the perfect subject for a Jerry Seinfeld comedy routine. “Why do they call it sundae when you can enjoy it any day of the week? And was it brain freeze that made them spell it wrong?” The truth is, a lot of people eat ice cream every day of the week, all […]

|06/30/17|Blog

Keep the heat out of the kitchen this summer and get your grill on! Grilling is a great low-fat cooking method that boosts flavor, keeps your kitchen cool, and gets you outside. Want more ways to take the kitchen outside? Try this grilled Mediterranean flatbread! Chicken is a great source of protein, vitamins, and minerals […]

|06/26/17|Blog

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently published new guidelines for the administration of opioid painkillers, in an effort to combat the growing opioid epidemic in the United States. The guidelines, targeted toward primary care physicians and related specialists treating chronic pain, set a new standard in addiction prevention by encouraging doctors to revise […]

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