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Blog Entries - 'Recovery'

Dayton tornado damage
from Wochit News

mental health and natural disasters

When tornadoes struck the Dayton region over Memorial Day weekend, the lives and livelihoods of thousands of people were at the very least upended, if not destroyed. Days later, people are still trying to find basics -

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Help loved one mental illness

Ways to help a loved one with mental illess

April 19, 2019  |  Coping, Mental illness, Recovery

  When your spouse or child, parent or friend has the flu, you know exactly what to do. Pump fluids, give them their med’s, keep the fever down. But what about a loved one that has a mental sickness? Suddenly, it

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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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calm christmas

Wishes for a calm Christmas

It's hard to believe, but here we are - Christmas is approaching, as is the New Year. Lots of parties and family get togethers are on the schedule between now and January 1, and many people will be eager to get to those

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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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