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Addiction Treatment Services Lack Funding

While the nation continues to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic, addiction and mental health disorders should be in the spotlight. The public health crisis has affected the lives of every American

Mental Health Awareness Month: You Are Not Alone in Recovery

The COVID-19 pandemic rages on in the United States and abroad, as do stay at home orders in many states. Some 33.5 million Americans have been laid off or furloughed

Depression Education and Awareness Month

About 20 percent of Americans living with anxiety or depression have an alcohol or substance use disorder, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. Conversely, about 20 percent

Mental Illness Awareness Week: Why Care?

We safely describe the fall months as a time of awareness. September is both National Recovery Month and Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Two other salient observances take place in October.

Stigma: Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Stigma is a tremendous roadblock to addiction and mental health recovery. The ideas that people have about those living with mental illness and substance use disorders are often harmful. They

National Recovery Month: Confronting Stigma

The weekly news cycle is often flooded with heartbreaking stories of rising addiction and overdose death rates. It can be easy to forget that there is a solution to mental

PTSD Awareness Month in America

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a clinically diagnosed psychiatric disorder that affects millions of Americans. Those who are living with the condition contend with debilitating symptoms. A person’s recovery depends

Mental Health Month 2019: Confronting Stigma in America

Most people do not realize how prevalent mental health conditions are in the United States. A significant number of men and women do not grasp that alcohol and substance use


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