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Mental Health

September 9, 2019
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Understanding Shame

For an individual with healthy coping skills, a small amount of shame (often referred to as guilt) can be an effective motivator for adjusting attitudes and behaviors to better align with one’s vision for themselves.  But for many who have experienced trauma, or have been subjected to shaming belief systems at a young age, the shame factor is over-active and […]
June 29, 2019
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The Opioid Epidemic

Have you Been Affected? We often see opioid use hollywoodized or glamourized in celebrity news, or in thrilling movies. Some witnessing from the comforts of their TV viewing rooms, are quite removed from it. Others, maybe you who are reading this, have personal experience with the painful reality of opioid addiction. But no matter where you stand in the opioid […]