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How to Support a Loved One Through an Overdose
How to Support a Loved One Through an Overdose
July 31, 2020

Getting a call that someone you love has overdosed can be a horrific experience. Worst still is being there to witness it and frantically looking for ways to save their life. For those lucky to survive an overdose, they often have a long road to recovery. There are multiple steps to recovery and there’s no guarantee they won’t relapse. However, with adequate amounts of support and love, the chances of them recovering and maintaining sobriety could increase. So, as a loved one, how do you offer them the support they need after an overdose? 

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How to Keep Your Teens Engaged This Summer
How to Keep Your Teens Engaged This Summer
July 17, 2020

Summertime is a time of the year most people look forward to. However, summer 2020 may be the exception as we’re in the middle of a global pandemic that doesn’t seem to be going anywhere anytime soon. If you’re a parent of teenagers becoming restless and bored you may be worried about how to keep them engaged. Whether you’re working or at home, how do you keep them entertained and ensure they aren’t engaging in high-risk behaviors? 

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Coping Strategies for Substance Use
Coping Strategies for Substance Use
June 10, 2020

Healthy coping mechanisms are vital to sustaining long-term success in recovery. Here are some coping strategies for substance use to integrate into your daily life.

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ADHD: What is It, Diagnosis, and Treatment
ADHD: What is It, Diagnosis, and Treatment
June 10, 2020

ADHD can be an intimidating diagnosis for children and their families. Knowing what attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder is and how treatment works can help ease these worries. Learn more about ADHD here.

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Practicing Assertive Communication
Practicing Assertive Communication
May 25, 2020

Being assertive doesn't mean you have to be rude, mean, or aggressive. Practicing assertive communication can help avoid misunderstandings, hurt feelings, and confusion. Here's how you can integrate assertive communication into your own life.

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