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An intervention is taking a big step that might seem scary, but ultimately leads to healing and hope. Here’s what to say during one.
Knowing which roles were assigned to you in the past can be beneficial in healing as you move forward. What is your role in your family?
Those of you who work in the behavioral health care field know that when a person decides to go to treatment, whether by invitation or by other circumstances, there is usually a big gulp and an essential fear of going (i.e. a "fear of flying") about actually entering...
What’s A Country To Do? Addressing Overdoses, Mental Health and Increased Alcohol and Drug Use in COVID-19
Overdoses In The Media Over the past month we have witnessed the devastation that alcohol and other drugs have caused for so many families. First it was Harry Brandt, age 24, a young and upcoming model and son of supermodel Stephanie Seymour, who died in an...
Online dating apps most likely are here to stay even in a post Covid world. Tips for how to stay safe and avoid the scammers.
Love is big business during COVID-19. Beware the romance scams, as they are on the rise!
I recently wrote about Superpowers. While the truth is we all do not exactly have super powers, we do possess the ability to communicate with clarity, compassion, and validation. So many of us know folks who are experiencing heightened anxiety during Covid 19 -...
As clinician I sometimes get asked, “Is it true that there are more domestic violence incidents on Super Bowl Sunday than any other day?”
Super Bowl Sunday is one of the most-watched sporting events of the year. It’s also a triggering day for those in recovery from drug or alcohol addiction. Here’s how to navigate game day this year.