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Stress-free holiday tips

5 Tips to a Stress-Free Holiday

November 19, 2018  |  Coping, holidays, Mental health, Stress

  Contributed by Rich Richmond, Beech Acres Parenting Center Your family, like so many others, may feel additional stress during the holiday season. The days are colder, darker, and shorter. There are added holiday

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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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Mindfulness - A Tune-up for Your Mind and Body 

Experts recommend mindfulness for everything from  maximizing workouts to managing anxiety. But, you may wonder, what exactly  is mindfulness and how does one practice it?  Like a car that needs regular

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NAMI In Our Own Voice

'In Our Own Voice' gives voice to mental illness

Gayle Sisson always loved public speaking. But she never thought that love would lead her to talking about her own mental health issues in public. She’s been talking about them to various groups now for the past six

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Recognize MLK Day with a Mental Health Screening

Each January, we recognize and consider the works civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. His name has become synonymous with quietly standing up for one’s beliefs and forging change. What many people don't

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Recovery New Year's Resolution

Make Recovery Your New Year's Resolution

With the New Year comes the promise of a new beginning. For individuals struggling with an addiction to opiates, this New Year can also be the start of a journey to recovery and freedom from the pain of addiction. If

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