April is Alcohol Awareness month. This year’s theme, Connecting the Dots: Opportunity for Recovery is directed towards young individuals.   Alcohol Use Disorder is an affliction that can be observed if you use alcohol to the point where it becomes an issue. If you cannot control your urges and continue to use it even though […]

Certified Soberlink Provider Did you know that we are a Certified Soberlink Provider? Our staff is trained on how to best utilize Soberlink alcohol monitoring system to support our clients’ recovery. The Soberlink program keeps our clients connected to their support network in a way that does not disrupt day to day life. Soberlink testing […]

What is a Co-Occurring Disorder? Co-occurring disorders are multiple disorders that are known to occur in the same individual at the same time. There are many different diagnostic categories and diagnoses that can lead to someone dealing with symptoms of multiple disorders simultaneously. We often see a combination of eating disorders, mood disorder diagnoses, often […]

Brain Awareness Week (BAW) is the global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research. BAW unites the efforts of partner organizations from around the world in a week-long celebration of the brain every March. BAW began in 1996 was founded by the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives (DABI) and […]

Let’s get real – eating disorders can affect anyone, anywhere. This National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (#NEDAwareness), Center for Living is helping change the conversation around food, body image, and eating disorders! But because of stigma and old stereotypes, many people don’t get the support they deserve.

Is Music Therapy Effective in Addiction Recovery?

Music Therapy for Addiction Recovery For years, music has been used as a peripheral therapy in the treatment of a wide range of physical and psychological health issues, including but not limited to chronic pain, migraine, depression, anxiety, PTSD, bipolar disorder and much more. It’s been gaining more and more ground in the addiction recovery […]

Effects of Alcoholism on Vitamin Depletion

Effects of Alcoholism on Vitamin Depletion Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is the leading substance abuse issue in the United States. It kills approximately 88,000 individuals each year through direct and indirect causes and can lead to serious long-term physical and psychological health issues, one of the most common of which is vitamin deficiency. Prolonged and […]

What to do in an overdose

Preliminary reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) put the 2017 drug overdose death toll at over 17,000 people, and this does not include the countless other overdose victims who were saved through Narcan deployment and other measures after properly identifying overdose symptoms. Overdose can leave family and loved ones closest to […]

The Dangers of Vaping

Table of Contents: Introduction Vaping Popularity is On the Rise What’s in Your E-Cigarette? Popular Vaping Substances What the Latest Research Says About the Dangers of Vaping Can You Get Addicted to Vaping? To download the full Ebook, click here Introduction Vaping is a popular pastime that skyrocketed to stardom just as tighter non-smoking laws […]

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