Supporting Employees with OCD

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By helping employees who are managing mental health disorders like OCD, employers are completing their legal responsibility while boosting their organization.

Identifying and Addressing Ruminating Thoughts

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Rumination is a pattern of repetitive thoughts focused on the same pessimistic topics. Thankfully, you can learn ways to minimize its negative impact.

Eating Disorders Awareness Week

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You can help raise awareness about eating disorders and recovery resources by participating in the 2021 National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. Nearly 10% of Americans develop some form of eating disorder within their lifetime. These disorders are also incredibly dangerous, directly causing more than 10,000 deaths each year. In addition, around 26% of people with eating disorders attempt suicide. These … Read More

Informing Family and Friends You’re Going to Rehab

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Telling loved ones you’re going to rehab is a difficult but necessary conversation, and once you make this choice, you can gain a valuable support system for recovery. Telling your family and friends that you are going to rehab can be an emotionally-charged discussion. Even if they support your choice to seek help for substance abuse, your loved ones will … Read More

Continuing Your Recovery Journey in 2021

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Though 2020 is behind us, the pandemic and its isolating effects remain. Fortunately, there are many ways to find treatment and continue your recovery in 2021. Last year, the COVID-19 pandemic swept the world, causing stress, isolation, uncertainty and fear throughout the U.S. and across the globe. Many people have developed mental health symptoms like anxiety and depression as a … Read More

Teletherapy Innovations Help Floridians with Addiction Recovery Process

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Millions of people struggle with addiction and mental health disorders each year, but only a small amount receive treatment. In 2019, 20.4 million Americans aged 12 or older had a substance use disorder. However, only 4.2 million received any type of addiction treatment. Additionally, 13.3 million adults with a mental health condition believed there were unmet needs for mental health … Read More

Supporting Your Recovery During Holiday Travels

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The holiday season can be a difficult time. The stress of shopping, budgeting, traveling and gift-giving can be overwhelming, and the holidays can often stir up emotions like loneliness, grief and bittersweet nostalgia. It’s such a common phenomenon that it’s often called the “holiday blues.” On top of the holiday blues, the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted people the entire year. … Read More

Improved Access to Mental Health Teletherapy in FL

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Telehealth is a term for virtual or phone-based medical care. It wasn’t new when the coronavirus pandemic hit the United States, but it did become rapidly more utilized because of social distancing and stay-at-home measures. Even without social distancing, telehealth is valuable because of the flexibility and convenience it provides to both patients and providers. In a recent survey, 81% … Read More

Mental Health & Addiction Treatment During COVID

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The COVID-19 pandemic has made mental health and addiction treatment services more important than ever. Unfortunately, coronavirus’s contagious nature means that treatment can be harder to come by in some areas. There’s always been a noticeable gap in treatment, even before the pandemic struck: Only 12.2% (2.6 million) of Americans who needed treatment for substance use (21.6 million) received it … Read More

Sober Halloween Events Around Orlando

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Sober Halloween Events Around Orlando Halloween is one of the biggest celebratory nights of the year, but it can be challenging for people in recovery. You may feel that Halloween triggers certain memories or emotions. Perhaps you’re not sure how you can spend the evening having fun without the temptation to use drugs or alcohol. Luckily there are options in … Read More