Mental Health

  • Recovery Is Like a Marathon: Angela Quadrani Outpaces Eating Disorder and Alcohol to Help Children

    November 2, 2016

    Those with eating disorders at risk for substance abuse As a young person, Angela Quadrani struggled with bulimia nervosa – bingeing and […]

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  • Workaholism Study: Longer Work Hours Do Not Always Mean More Productivity

    September 30, 2016

    Over the past decade, study after study has supported the notion that longer workdays and 40+ hour workweeks do not pave the […]

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  • The Committee – Voices of Addiction

    June 27, 2016

    The things I became addicted to were not my friends.   They were not my family, co-workers or acquaintances. They were substances […]

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  • Cocaine Brain – Studies Show Brain Alterations in Users

    May 5, 2015

    People who are addicted to cocaine may have a completely different brain function than people who are not hooked on the substance […]

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  • Fighting Back from Addiction

    March 13, 2015

    My name is Ryan, a 33-year-old former police officer; I’m also a recovering alcoholic and addict. It’s been a long road. Though […]

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  • The Challenges of the Firefighter Wife

    February 6, 2015

    The firefighter wife or partner faces significant challenges. Among the most highly visited blogs a few years back was one titled “18 […]

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  • Overcome Addiction Stigma for a Successful Recovery

    May 16, 2014

    There are many problems that accompany substance abuse, least among them the physical toll that alcohol or drug use takes on the […]

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  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Addiction

    March 24, 2014

    Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that may bring on symptoms that include flashbacks, nightmares and severe anxiety, […]

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