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4 Ways to Beat Seasonal Affective Disorder
4 Ways to Beat Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, is depression brought on by a change in seasons. It most commonly affects people during the fall and winter, although some people, especially people with bipolar disorder, may experience symptoms of anxiety or mania in the spring. SAD is thought to be caused mainly by a disruption in the circadian…

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The 4 Kinds of PTSD Symptoms
The 4 Kinds of PTSD Symptoms

Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a condition in which you experience a frightening, dangerous, or harmful event and continue to experience the trauma for months or years. We typically associate PTSD with combat veterans, who often endure horrific experiences during wartime. However, PTSD is actually more common among civilians. It may be caused by…

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Can TMS Relive Depression?
Can TMS Relive Depression?

TMS stands for transcranial magnetic stimulation. It is a relatively new way of treating major depression. In TMS, a doctor or technician uses a powerful electromagnet to stimulate a part of the brain called the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex, or DLPFC. The DLPFC is responsible for many executive functions, such as helping yourself and others, making…

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life after treatment
Life After Treatment

You already made the decision to get sober, you went through the treatment, and now you are ready to start your sober life. This can be scary for some patients, they may feel worried or overwhelmed. The important thing to remember is that you always have help and support and you can do this. Aftercare…

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The Recovery Community Sharing Their Gifts

We hope that you had a wonderful holiday weekend and got to share the gifts that recovery has given you with others. That’s exactly what our Gift2Give promotion has been about! We are excited to announce that we received quite a few videos, from you, letting the world know how recovery is helping you change…

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Sports and Recovery

Tis the season to be jolly…how can we possibly accomplish this? Sports have been an integral part of my recovery and life to this point. I grew up learning to play numerous sports…golf, lacrosse, soccer and ice hockey to name a few. There is nothing like making a pass in soccer that sets up your…

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