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Understanding PTSD Awareness Month

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, also known as PTSD, affects about 13 million Americans every year.  However, despite the numbers, PTSD continues to be vastly misunderstood.  Over the years, PTSD cases began increasing which led the US senate to designate June as PTSD Awareness Month in 2014.   PTSD Awareness Month is a time dedicated to raising public […]

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Wet Brain: The dangers of alcoholism

Alcoholism, or alcohol use disorder, wreaks havoc on both physical and mental health. While conditions like cirrhosis are widely recognized as severe consequences of long-term alcohol abuse, there are other detrimental effects that often go overlooked. One such consequence, informally referred to as “wet brain,” highlights the profound impact of alcohol on the brain. Formerly

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Klonopin Addiction: Understanding, Awareness, and Recovery

In the realm of mental health treatment, benzodiazepines like Klonopin (clonazepam) often emerge as both a lifeline and a labyrinth. Initially prescribed to alleviate anxiety, panic disorders, and certain seizure disorders, Klonopin can gradually weave its way into a complex web of dependence and addiction. While its therapeutic benefits are undeniable, the shadow side of

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National Substance Abuse Prevention Month – Stop Addiction Before it Starts

 Are you are a parent who worries about your child getting into bad situations? Maybe, you are concerned that they will develop an addiction, get in with the bad crowd, drink and drive or get into other types of trouble with drugs and/or alcohol. These are all normal concerns for parents. The good news is

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