• Understanding alcohol withdrawal
    Wednesday, December 29th, 2021

    Understanding alcohol withdrawal

    Alcohol is part of the fabric of American society, but unfortunately, overdoing it can cause the body to become dependent on this substance. When this happens, the brain makes...
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  • Self compassion for strong mental health
    Wednesday, November 17th, 2021

    Self compassion for strong mental health

    An important part of mental health recovery is compassion for yourself. We often have compassion for others. Imagine a crying child enters the room you’re in. What would you...
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  • The Impact of COVID Burnout on First Responders
    Monday, November 8th, 2021

    The Impact of COVID Burnout on First Responders

    When we think first responders, police officers and firefighters most often come to mind. It’s important to know other professional responders also carry invisible wounds of trauma, including nurses...
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  • Understanding Relational Trauma’s Impact
    Friday, September 20th, 2019

    Understanding Relational Trauma’s Impact

    When we begin to explore and understand the impact relational trauma has on an individual’s life it is important to understand the definition of relational trauma and attachment.  Laura...
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  • Anxiety and Hypervigilance in PTSD
    Monday, July 15th, 2019

    Anxiety and Hypervigilance in PTSD

    Part I: Anxiety in PTSD The Nature of PTSD Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a fairly straightforward mental health disorder.  The origin of PTSD is the natural protective response to...
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  • Let’s Make Next Year Even Safer!
    Tuesday, December 25th, 2018

    Let’s Make Next Year Even Safer!

    This is the perfect week to reflect on your past recovery and look forward to the year ahead. The week between Christmas and New Year’s is a time of...
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  • Tis’ The Season To Be Sober!
    Friday, November 23rd, 2018

    Tis’ The Season To Be Sober!

    With the right priorities, getting through the holidays sober is no problem. Before Jordan Blumer got into 12-step recovery, he drank and used drugs to make the holidays more...
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