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What is a Case Manager?

As we celebrate Case Manager’s Week and honor the work that case managers dedicate themselves to year-round, we want to stop and really understand: What is a case manager and what do they do? These ‘behind-the-scenes’ heroes play a large role in getting people the help they deserve before, during, and after treatment.    Who …

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Coping With Anxiety During COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has induced mounting anxiety in millions of people across the United States. With stocks steadily dropping, small businesses closing their doors for good, and mounting fatalities each day, it’s no wonder emotions are running high. Historically, economic downturns have triggered growing depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and suicides among those most impacted by …

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Recognizing Signs of Mental Illness in Your Child

When something just doesn’t seem right with your child, your first reaction is most likely to check to see if there’s something physically wrong. But once you’ve ruled out, or taken care of, any apparent physical reason for your child behaving markedly different, you may wonder if there’s a psychological cause. While there’s usually another …

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Finding Ways Of Coping With Isolation During Coronavirus

We are still in the midst of this pandemic. It is time to be resourceful and understand the best ways of coping with isolation during coronavirus. The disease has hit the northeast the hardest thus far. Though thousands of people have perished as a result of coronavirus, we know that social isolation is a part …

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Depression Treatment Beyond Drugs: 10 Things It Can’t Hurt to Try

Tell your doctor you’re depressed and it’s a sure bet you’ll walk out of the office with a prescription for an antidepressant. For some, such medication works miracles, making it possible to again live life to the fullest. Others aren’t so lucky, finding the drugs do little or nothing to help their low mood. Additionally, …

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5 Questions About Alcohol Detox Answered

It’s the first step for those ready to end problem drinking — cleansing the body of alcohol through detox. But what does detoxification really mean? Here’s a look at the process through five commonly asked questions about alcohol detox.  Can’t I Just Go Cold Turkey Rather Than Going Through Alcohol Detox? It’s admirable to want …

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5 Substance Abuse Facts Every HR Professional Should Know

Drug and alcohol problems cannot easily be ignored by human resource managers. Seventy percent of the estimated 14.8 million Americans who use illegal drugs are employed, and federal surveys indicate that around 24% of workers admit to drinking at work at least once in the past year.Human resource professionals need to be well-equipped to address …

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Preventing Relapse: How Strong Is Your Safety Net?

If you are working to overcome an addiction to drugs or alcohol, here’s a basic truth: No one can do it for you. But here’s another: Others can help. You’re much more likely to make it to successful recovery if you have a strong safety net in place for preventing relapse. That means establishing connections …

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Alcoholism: Its Ties to Domestic Violence and the Disruption of Families

Sue and Tom* were married less than a year before Tom’s alcoholism began to hurt their marriage. Tom was eight years older than Sue, a graduate student at a prestigious university; she was an at-home mom for their first child, but would shortly start graduate school herself. The drinking problem was insidious at first. Tom’s …

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Mental Health Awareness Month Virtual Activities

May is recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month, a time where we bring mental health disorders to the forefront, work towards removing the stigmas surrounding them, and help those suffering find mental health wellness.  While this year has already transformed our lives, it has also presented a unique opportunity to virtually connect to thousands of …

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