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Preparing for school to start

Here it comes! Mentally preparing your family for school

Guest blog post by our provider partner, Beech Acres Parenting Center Believe it or not, it’s already time to start preparing your children (and yourself!) to head back to school. Back to school season can be

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Interview with Peer Supporter Samantha Frashier

'This work makes my heart sing!' A talk with Peer Supporter Sam Frashier

October 31, 2018  |  Addiction, Mental health, Peer support, Recovery

Peer supporters are making their mark with people in recovery. Check out this interview with Samantha Frashier, a peer supporter who works with inmates at the Warren County Jail. Her passion for what she does is clear - and her enthusiasm for helping others is contagious! Enjoy!

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Peer Supporter Sarah Neff talks about her work

I know what it's like: a walk with a peer supporter

NOTE: This is the first in a series of stories about peer supporters and their work with individuals in recovery from addiction and mental health issues.   There's no mistaking Sarah Neff's enthusiasm for her

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depression screening

Through the Screen: What a mental health assessment can tell you

October 18, 2018  |  screening

Friends and family mean well, I think. They see that you may seem a little more withdrawn than ususal, or maybe you're just not as perky as you'd been a few days ago. So they ask, "Are you depressed?" or "Is something

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stop bullying

Kindness and other things to prevent bullying

Even though it's been years, I remember the punches like they just happened. I was in the fourth grade, and it was the last day of school before summer break. It was also my last day at this particular school, because

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Suicide Prevention Week

5 things you can do to help prevent suicide

September 13, 2018

It keeps happening. Or at least it seems that way. Over the past several months, we've heard about celebrities who have died by suicide. For whatever reason, people like Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain didn't see how

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Recovery puts the pieces together

#RecoveryMeans good things! Celebrate it!

September 7, 2018

Over the years that I've been working in this field, my talks with people in treatment have been some of the best and most rewarding times. Their recovery and resilience - and their ability to find purpose in their

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