5 Considerations To Help You Decide Whether To Start Your Rehabilitation With Drug Detoxification Or Counseling

19 July 2016
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Drug rehabilitation has many steps. This usually includes detoxification, counseling, medication, and treatment for co-occurring mental health issues. Many people assume that the first step should always be physical detoxification. However, there is not a strict order for how these steps should progress. It is highly dependent on the individual, their counselor, and the current extremity of the individual's drug addiction. Below are some things to consider when deciding whether to start counseling first or attempt an immediate detoxification. Read More 

Answering The Tough Questions: 3 Considerations Before The “I Dos”

18 July 2016
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Being engaged is often an exciting and blissful time for both people involved. In many cases, more preparation goes into the wedding planning than the actual marriage. Before you make wedding plans, take some time to seriously consider the tough situations that can place the most strain on a marriage. For Richer Or Poorer Money and the mismanagement of money is often the most stressful part of a relationship. You and your partner should consider how you will manage finances jointly, if you have not already formed a joint household. Read More 

Pregnancy And Anxiety: What You Need To Know

12 July 2016
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There are a number of reasons why an expectant mother may feel anxious. She may not have planned to become pregnant and is anxious about bringing a child into the world when she may not be ready. Or she may have completely planned the pregnancy, but is worried about how good of a mother she will be. Or a mother may worry about losing a baby or the health of her baby. Read More 

Nipping Poor Behavior In The Bud: 3 Things To Do When Your Toddler Is The Bully

22 June 2016
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Children are blank slates and often will need to learn the difference between good behavior and poor behavior. Young children amongst the ages of 2 to 6 are still learning how to socialize and empathize with others, and, as a result, may develop progressively poor behavior towards others that can be considered bullying. If you've received the dreaded call from your childcare provider regarding your toddler's unacceptable behavior, it's important to act quickly in order to nip this type of behavior in the bud. Read More 

4 Changes In Mental Health Care To Make You Less Apprehensive About Treatment

14 June 2016
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Mental illness is a sensitive subject for many people. Part of this is due to long-standing stigmas associated with mental illness, but apprehension may be due to the fear of treatments and theories that are no longer applicable. Before you avoid a diagnosis and treatment, consider the ways mental health care has changed. Less Overall Stigma Destigmatizing mental illness in the public has been an important part of treatment. However, reducing stigma within the medical community regarding the overall care of people with mental illnesses has more of an impact. Read More