Wellness

Wellness and Relapse Prevention

ADDICTION & RECOVERY

Why is it so hard to quit?

By Andree Corroon January 11, 2016

With so much awareness on the perils of heroin use and now, prescription opioid abuse and addiction, it is a wonder how the numbers continue to spike. Overdose deaths this year are at an alarming high: 46 people die each day from opioid use (2 people per hour!) How can this be? We see the warnings, we are […]

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ADDICTION & RECOVERY

To Confront or Not Confront…

By Andree Corroon December 18, 2015

  There has been a shift in our society in terms of how much we differentiation in the relationship which can be confusing when it comes to certain things. For example, is it wrong to ask our partners not to act in harmful ways when it comes to their own body? When is it OK […]

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Adolescents

Bullying and What You Can Do About It

By Carolyn Licht PhD September 17, 2015

by Carolyn Licht, PhD Some people think that bullying is part of growing up — a bit of harmless fun that can help children learn to stick up for themselves, or something that children just have to put up with or sort out on their own.  It is not. Being safe in relationships is a fundamental […]

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ADDICTION & RECOVERY

Recovering…And Proud!

By Andree Corroon September 3, 2015

September is National Recovery Month! Being open about your recovery can elicit non-supportive comments or judgment from other people- whether it’s someone who has had a bad experience with their own recovery attempts, friends/family members who feel nervous about the change, or  people who know nothing of sobriety other than the stereotypes of alcoholics or persons […]

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ADDICTION & RECOVERY

Clinton Addresses Drug Epidemic at NH event

By editor10022 August 18, 2015

  “What do you plan to do to help people with substance use disorders?” is the question many New Hampshire residents are asking of Presidential candidates during this election season. And during a visit to Keene, NH earlier this month, Hilary Clinton addressed this issue by leading a candid talk on substance abuse, recovery, and the impact […]

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