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Five things to consider when starting counseling

November 13, 2019  |  Addiction, Counseling, Mental health

When someone decides it's time to get some help for a mental health or addiction issue, or when they are told to do by a court, those first steps are truly tough. It's truly not an easy thing to tell yourself you need

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Anxiety

Help! Do I Have an Anxiety Disorder?

March 4, 2019  |  Anxiety, Counseling, Depression, Recovery, Treatment

A Gallup poll taken several years ago reported 8 in 10 Americans encounter stress in their daily lives. While stress is not always a bad thing, it still leads many people to wonder—at what point is “feeling stressed

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suicide prevention

Waynesville High students shine light on suicide prevention

Some students at Waynesville High School are on a mission of caring. Working with Guidance Counselor Cathy Joefreda, the kids set out to help their classmates learn to identify signs of suicide and how they can talk

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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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Opiate alternatives important in addiction battle

Addiction to opiates has been a big problem nationally and locally. It's cost businesses in productivity - as much as $5 billion, according to one study from The Ohio State University's C. William Swank Program in

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Do you already have an opioid alternative at home?

The idea of a prescription opiate to treat chronic or acute pain may be good for some, but for those folks who aren't keen on them and want to look to something else for help, it might already be in their medicine

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