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7 Books About Mental Health You Should Read

Are you currently struggling with your mental health? Do you have a loved one who is in this position? While you may feel alone, nothing could be further from the truth. Consider this statistic: by the time Canadians reach 40 years of age, 1 in 2 have (or have had) a mental illness. The one thing you must remember is...

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Does Length of Stay Matter in Addiction Recovery?

When a person checks into an addiction recovery facility, they have one goal in mind: to kick their addiction to the curb and leave the center as a clean and better person. Of course, there’s a lot that goes into a successful recovery. Here’s a question that most residents and/or their loved ones have: does the length of stay matter...

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Addiction Recovery: How to Apologize and Mean It

You’ll go through many steps in addiction recovery, including apologizing to people you’ve harmed. While this sounds easy enough, the process itself can be much more difficult. Furthermore, if you don’t take the right approach, your apology may appear “less than genuine.” The way you apologize is every bit as important as the apology itself. You want to be authentic...

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5 Things to Know About “Study Drugs”

Study drugs, also known as smart drugs, are prescription stimulants used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in students. While students take these drugs to enhance their focus and alertness—with the goal of improved performance—there are also potential drawbacks when they are misused. Examples of Study Drugs Study drugs come in many different forms with some of the most commonly prescribed...

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