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Therapy Animals – The Different Types and Their Benefits
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Therapy Animals – The Different Types and Their Benefits

Animals serve as amazing companions, loyal protectors, and, for some, they can even save your life. There are many different ways in which an animal can support those with mental or physical disabilities. Provided below are three main areas in which animals can enrich your life and provide you necessary assistance, love, and support. Emotional…

Google Sets Limits on Addiction Treatment Ads, Citing Safety
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Google Sets Limits on Addiction Treatment Ads, Citing Safety

When people need information, they usually turn to Google, the world’s largest search engine. In an article published by the New York Times, Google acknowledged that it may not be the best resource to utilize when looking for addiction treatment resources, citing consumer safety concerns. Treatment providers have paid up to $70 per ad click,…

Having A Conversation With A Student Struggling With Alcohol Abuse
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Having A Conversation With A Student Struggling With Alcohol Abuse

College students letting loose on a Friday night, drunkenly dancing with red solo cups in their hands. An enormous pile of beer cans at a tailgate, and thousands of students preparing for the big football game, wearing their school apparel. These images, linking college and alcohol use, are so pervasive and so constant that they have merely…

Walking Side By Side: The Value of Recovery Coaching
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Walking Side By Side: The Value of Recovery Coaching

To really understand the value of recovery coaching, we need to understand peer recovery coaching. Recovery coaching is strengths-based support for people with addictions—alcohol, other drugs, codependency, or other addictive behaviors. It’s action-driven with an emphasis on improving present life and reaching goals for the future. Recovery coaches can help clients find resources for harm…

5 Ways to Help Someone Struggling With a Mental Health Condition
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5 Ways to Help Someone Struggling With a Mental Health Condition

Research shows that approximately 1 in 5 adults suffers from a mental health condition, and only 44% of those individuals seek some form of treatment.¹ With this being the case, there is a great chance you know someone who is currently struggling with a mental health condition of some kind. Taking the time to acknowledge…