The Resilience Factor

The Resilience Factor

Trauma experienced in the lives of children and families can cause traumatic stress reactions that may have included substance abuse in an attempt to cope with the pain.  According to research conducted to investigate Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) revealed...
How to Have a Sober New Year

How to Have a Sober New Year

Throughout much of the world, January 1 is associated with new beginnings – which is why 45% of all Americans make New Year’s resolutions each year. Unfortunately, only 8% successfully carry them out. In fact, 36% don’t even make it through the month of January. So...
What are Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety?

What are Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety?

Depression and anxiety are very common. Many people are stunned to find out just how common depression and anxiety are. Many people shrug off symptoms or neglect to find help. While symptoms of depression and anxiety are common, many people don’t understand just...