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Employing Spiritual Recovery from Addiction

Far too often, we think of addiction as little more than a brain disease. Although it’s true that this most certainly meets the clinical definition, it doesn’t cover the whole problem. Substance abuse affects the whole person including your health, emotions, mental state, and spirituality. For this reason, it’s vital not to overlook spiritual recovery…

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Physical and Psychological Drug Withdrawal

It’s a common misconception that all drug withdrawal is the same. In fact, did you know that there are physical and psychological addictions? Each requires its own set of treatments for a lasting recovery. Drug Withdrawal Associated with a Physical Addiction Most everyone can relate to the physical withdrawal symptoms of caffeine. Whether you drink…

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Marijuana and Education

Because of the many higher-level drugs, there is a false belief that cannabis (marijuana, weed, pot) is the least harmful. Although it may not be as overtly obvious, in reality, marijuana abuse ruins lives. Using marijuana and education settings, in particular, do not mix. The former pulls dreams downward, while the latter lifts them upward.…

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Am I Bipolar?

Am I Bipolar?  Have you ever wondered why you experience intense emotional highs on some days and severe lows on others? Have you asked yourself, “am I bipolar?” Extreme mood swings from day-to-day could mean that you have bipolar disorder. Definitively answering the question “am I bipolar?” can be difficult. Get a screening from a physician…

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What Is EMDR Therapy?

What is EMDR Therapy? What is EMDR therapy? In your search for mental health treatment, you may have seen and been confused by this acronym. EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. What is EMDR therapy, then? EMDR therapy treats post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Women suffer from PTSD after physical or sexual assault, military…

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What Is CBT vs. DBT?

Do you have a mental illness? As a woman seeking treatment, you might hear about cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT). Despite hearing about these methods, you may still ask, “what is CBT vs. DBT?” Read below to learn more about these psychotherapies and how they help you and women like you.  CBT vs. DBT: Cognitive…