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Ways to Get Involved During National Recovery Month in Tennessee

National Recovery Month is sponsored and recognized by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). It was created with the mission to educate Americans about the connection between substance abuse treatment and mental health. Substance abuse treatment services can empower those with mental and substance use disorders to live a healthy and rewarding…

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LSD Facts

Lysergic acid diethylamide, or LSD, is one of the most common psychedelic substances. LSD, also known as “acid,” is a potent mind-altering chemical that has a range of effects. In this article, we will explore these effects in-depth, as well as examine the drug’s potential risks, including the question of whether LSD is addictive.  What…

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The Connection Between Borderline Personality Disorders & Depression

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a complex mental health condition in which individuals struggle with intense, volatile and painful emotions, impulsive thoughts and behaviors and persistent feelings of emptiness and abandonment. BPD typically results in problems with self-image, impulses, emotional responses and conflicts with other people including loved ones. Intense, highly changeable episodes of anger, depression and…

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The Power of Intention in Recovery

As a recovering addict, your intentions can be your friend or your enemy, depending on your level of focus and clarity. You have to be clear about what you want before you can choose a constructive and life-affirming path. ACT therapy programs can help you eliminate the confusion that left you lost in the wilderness…

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Help for the Porn-Addicted Christian

Why would Christians need help for porn addiction? On the surface, it would seem this issue, affecting untold numbers of men and women, wouldn’t even be a concern for those who are biblically called to live a life of sexual purity. Yet the statistics paint a very different picture. Unfortunately, when it comes to porn…

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African American Veterans Hit Hard by PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder is sadly common among veterans, and the problem is especially acute in the African American veteran population. Studies breaking down the incidence of PTSD by race and ethnicity are still rare among those who served in Iraq and Afghanistan. But the Vietnam-era generation has been studied extensively, and this work has confirmed…

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