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If you have become concerned about a family member’s behavior, your first thought might be to confront them directly. That can backfire, though, as the individual may feel threatened and retreat even further into their dangerous activities. Sometimes the concern is about the way your...

Sometimes addiction is a difficult concept for adults to understand. They may have misconceptions about what it is and how people can become addicted. These misunderstandings are the basis of the stigma attached to addiction. Explaining drug addiction to a child starts with understanding as...

Your loved one has been sad for a long time. You think it may be more than just a temporary sense of unhappiness. Knowing how to identify the signs of mental health issues and when and how to do an intervention for depression can be...

Are you noticing extreme mood swings in your loved one? Are they very happy one day and very sad the next? You may be seeing the symptoms of bipolar disorder. Knowing when it’s time to seek help can be critical for your loved one’s mental...

Your loved one has been exhibiting symptoms of an addiction. You know something needs to be done to help them, but you’re not sure where to start or what to do. Your loved one probably doesn’t see the problem or doesn’t want to acknowledge that...

When you are working your way through treatment and recovery, you may continue to struggle with certain activities. You may need someone to help you with your accountability so you can focus on what you need to do to overcome your addiction and get your...

March is Self-Harm Awareness Month. Self-harm affects people of all ages, although it is primarily thought of as something that only young people do to themselves. For youth and adults in crisis, a self-harm intervention may be necessary for their physical and mental health and...

Transportation can be a challenge when you are completing your addiction treatment and trying to remain sober. Being able to get to and from treatment, as well as to and from other commitments in your life, is a critical piece of your recovery. There are...

The teenage years can be challenging for everyone, including the teen’s family. When your teen shows more than the normal mental health issues around the typical struggles of being a teenager, it might be time to learn more about the underlying causes and seek treatment....

When your loved one is showing signs of a mental health issue, you may be hesitant to do anything that might upset them. You may also be concerned about the stigma of mental health and how that might affect your family. However, when you take...

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