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According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 21.5 million American adults (aged 12 and older) battled a substance use disorder in 2014. And according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, approximately 44 million Americans experience mental health disorders every year. Those numbers are growing.

As our country and communities continue to confront the impact of addiction and mental health issues, we must take a closer look at the causes, damage, and solutions. Written by our licensed, experienced mental health professionals, our blog explores a wide range of topics around substance abuse, mental health, and the effect on real lives. We invite you to read our most current blog posts below.

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Posts about Young Adults

9 Ways to Overcome Failures in Your Life

9 Ways to Overcome Failures in Your Life

Nobody is perfect. We’ve all failed at something at some point in our lives and failure is simply a part of life. Feeling hurt and sad when you’ve failed to achieve something, regardless of how big or small it may be, is only natural and there’s little point in dwelling on past failures.

Domestic Abuse: Symptoms and Solutions for Those Suffering

Domestic Abuse: Symptoms and Solutions for Those Suffering

Anybody, irrespective of their educational, financial or social status can fall victim to domestic abuse.

6 Simple Ways to Deal With Emotional Stress

6 Simple Ways to Deal With Emotional Stress

Studies describe stress as, “any situation which tends to disturb the equilibrium between a living organism and its environment.”

What is Emotional Abuse and How to Survive It

What is Emotional Abuse and How to Survive It

Emotional abuse is one of the outcomes of an unhealthy relationship, in which the abuser mistreats the victim so gravely that it results in psychological trauma.

Depression is Not a Choice, but a Curable Mental Disorder

Depression is Not a Choice, but a Curable Mental Disorder

How it would sound if someone said they woke up one morning and decided not to be sick?! We’ve all heard people say that they won’t ever be sad, but have you ever wondered whether they actually managed this?

Anyone Who Says, “I’m Fine” Might Not Always be Fine

Anyone Who Says, “I’m Fine” Might Not Always be Fine

This is something that almost everyone has faced in their personal lives, and might still be wondering what the reason behind it may be. Though people may guess, and sometimes their guesses may be right, most people fail to find an actual solution. Let’s discuss some of the reasons and remedies which have helped both individuals and couples nurture happier and healthier relationships.

Does Addiction Affect Your Personality and Behavior?

Does Addiction Affect Your Personality and Behavior?

Seeing drugs and alcohol have an impact on an individual’s personality is nothing new. Addiction not only changes personality but also has a significant effect on the victim’s personal and professional relationships, as well as other essential aspects of life.

Should Parents Give Alcohol to Their Underage Teens?

Should Parents Give Alcohol to Their Underage Teens?

Teens have an 86 percent chance of already drinking alcohol before their twenty first birthday.

What You Should Know About Ritalin Abuse

What You Should Know About Ritalin Abuse

A user of Ritalin may have started using the prescription medicine as a child when they were diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or might have maintained an distinctively high level of activity.

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