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Simone Biles, Mental Health, and Success

Americans seem to be born with the natural ability to dream while we’re awake. We’re bred that way. Driven by the chance […]

Great Alcohol-Free Holiday Drinks Recipes
December 16, 2014

For those who go alcohol-free and/or watch their calorie intake, it can be tough navigating the amazing beverage concoctions stirred up by […]

What is the Share The Load Program?
October 22, 2014

Being a firefighter comes with a ton of tremendous rewards. The brotherhood we share is unparalleled in any other profession. We sacrifice […]

Peer Support Programs Can Address Mental Health Issues
October 14, 2014

Police officers are expected to protect and serve our communities, but who protects them and their emotional welfare? So often, mental health […]

Broadway musical star turns story of addiction into show
September 16, 2014

There was a time when Steven Strafford never thought he would overcome his meth addiction. Now, the Broadway actor is bringing his […]

American Addiction Centers Named to Inc. 500 List
August 21, 2014

Recognition for Three-Year Sales Growth of 995% Nashville, Tennessee — American Addiction Centers, a leading national provider of inpatient substance abuse treatment […]

Depression Among First Responders
August 8, 2014

Everyone else is running away from the fire, but you’re charging right into it. Gunfire rings out in a crowded store and […]

Crisis Mode: 911 Operators Suffer in Silence
July 25, 2014

“9-1-1, what’s your emergency?” To the person calling 911 for help in an emergency, these words are a lifeline. But little thought […]

When Should a First Responder Reach Out for Help?
July 23, 2014

For first responders, job-related stress and strain can be off the charts. Police, fire and EMS personnel often see and do things […]

What to Expect at an AA or NA Meeting
July 14, 2014

Updated: March 21, 2020 Many of us experience tremendous anxiety when contemplating attending our first meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous or Narcotics Anonymous. […]

You’re a firefighter, and you have PTSD
June 25, 2014

It happened again. As you bolt upright in bed, your heart is racing and your sheets are soaked with sweat. You scream […]

5 Ways to Help Protect Your Child From Drug Abuse
June 17, 2014

As a parent, it is natural to wonder what is going on in your child’s life. Of all of the questions a […]

3 Common Excuses People Give to Avoid Addiction Treatment
June 3, 2014

Watching loved ones succumb to substance abuse can be one of the most heartbreaking things for friends and family members to witness. […]

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