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Shining a Spotlight on Military Sexual Trauma

By Melissa Riddle Chalos The brave men and women who serve our country in the military experience many difficult stressors that ordinary citizens do not. Whether they’re in the Army, Navy, Marines, Ai...

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Be the Dad You Always Wanted to Be

By Clint Fletcher According to the US Census Bureau, there are over 70 million fathers living in the United States. And according to the National Association for Children of Addiction (NACOA), 1 in 4 ...

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Why Is It So Hard to Stop Using Drugs?

By Clint Fletcher It’s probably the No. 1 question we hear from family members or loved ones of people with substance use issues: Why is it so hard to stop? It would be great if there was a simple ans...

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What’s the Real Cause Behind Anxiety?

By Melissa Chalos Life is full of stressors — troubled childhoods, difficult people, financial insecurity, and the ups and downs of relationships, just to name a few. The more these stressors are inte...

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How Do I Support My Family Member in Recovery?

Watching a loved one try to break the cycle of addiction and begin walking a path of recovery can be a really confusing time filled with mixed emotions. As their life sways back and forth between stab...

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Virtual Treatment Goes Mainstream

We’re doing more online than ever before. We use the internet to shop, connect with friends, search for romantic partners, and work. Even before COVID-19 kept us quarantined at home, the trend toward ...

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