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10 Tips for Sticking With Your New Year’s Resolutions All Year

The hardest part of New Year's resolutions is sticking with them. These 10 simple tips will ensure that you are able to accomplish everything on your list.
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5 Ways Drugs and Alcohol Affect Your Mental Health

People with mental health issues like anxiety & depression may self-medicate with drugs or alcohol to reduce their symptoms. But this can lead to addiction
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Is Cyber School a Solution for Children With Anxiety?

Cyber school may be a good alternative for a child with anxiety who is unable to focus at school. It is not a substitute for effective treatment, however.
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Anxiety and Its Consequences

Anxiety is a common internal experience, often described as fear or dread. It can be very uncomfortable-even debilitating-but effective treatments are available.
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8 Drug-Seeking Behaviors That Might Signal Addiction

Doctors can play an important role in addressing prescription drug abuse in patients. One key is learning to recognize & respond to drug-seeking behaviors.
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Rethinking Exercise to Counter the Epidemic of Physical Inactivity

We need to rethink exercise so that it is viewed as a way to relieve stress and enhance strength and mobility instead of just counting steps or setting other unsustainable goals.
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How to Recognize the Many Different Forms of Anxiety

Anxiety is not only common but also multifaceted in its appearance. Different anxiety disorders, such as specific phobias or social anxiety, have unique features.
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This Is How Adult Children of Alcoholics Can Thrive

Adult children of alcoholics can't go back in time and force their caregivers to make the right choices, but they can seek treatment and advocate recovery.
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Suicide in America: Understanding the What and Why

If we want to reverse the growing trend of suicide in America, we have to take a hard look at the underlying causes, including links to the addiction crisis.
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A Back-To-School Checklist for Children with Special Needs

The challenges of the new school year can be daunting when you have a special needs child. Here is a checklist to help you get ready.

Occupational Burnout: What Is It And Who Is At Risk?

You leave work feeling exhausted day after day. You hope that it’s just a phase. But the longer you wait for it to pass,...
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Scientific Reasons Why Keeping Fish Helps Prevent Loneliness

Fish can help reduce stress, positively impact mental health & enforce a daily routine - all of which, science suggests, may help prevent loneliness.