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What I Wish I’d Known as a Teenager

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Sexual violence can lead to posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), substance use disorder, depression, and other trauma-related problems. What I know now: if yo...

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Young Adults Are More Likely to Develop Seasonal Affective Disorder

January. The excitement of the holidays is over. It’s time to return to your college classes after a nice, long break. For those in northern climates, there’s also less sunlight and painfully cold tem...

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The Many R’s of Recovery

By David Anderson, Ph.D., Executive Director at The Meadows We experienced yet another heart-warming Patient Commencement Celebration last Wednesday morning, as seven soon-to-be-leaving patients expre...

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Celebrating Sober: 3 Tips for Navigating Super Bowl Parties

Football plays an important role in the lives of many Americans. Friendships are forged through small talk about the strengths and weakness of prominent players. Families gather in their living rooms ...

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The Meadows Outpatient Program Is More Than An IOP

By David Anderson, The Meadows Executive Director We often refer to The Meadows Outpatient Center as an “Intensive Outpatient Center,” or IOP… ….which it is. However, in reality, the Meadows Out...

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Michael Phelps on Overcoming Self-Loathing, Emotional Trauma

An expanded interview with Michael Phelps recently aired on NBC’s Dateline: on Assignment. Read More