The following is our interview with Anginese Phillips, MS, LCAT, BC-DMT, Co-Director, Full Force Wellness & Dance Repertory. Full Force adds a clinical approach to rejuvenation and dynamic self-care through holistic modalities in order to enhance the personal and professional purpose of others. We spoke with her about the role of movement as a tool […]

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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A friend told me that once you say something 3 times, people tend to remember it. So please, remember, family, family, family! Not only is it important to successful addiction treatment, but family may very well be the greatest and most powerful factor for helping individuals with addiction to recover. I am not talking about […]

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