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How To Promote Good Mental Health

You likely know the importance of good mental health, but do you know how to achieve it? Whether you’re born with a predisposition to mental health issues or acquire them as a result of substance abuse, can you promote good mental health regardless? If you’re ready to begin a journey of healing, Promises can help. …

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Recognizing Signs of Mental Illness in Your Child

When something just doesn’t seem right with your child, your first reaction is most likely to check to see if there’s something physically wrong. But once you’ve ruled out, or taken care of, any apparent physical reason for your child behaving markedly different, you may wonder if there’s a psychological cause. While there’s usually another …

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Understanding What Loneliness Is

Are You Lonely Or Just Alone? Loneliness is having a negative perception of your social interactions. We’ve all heard the age-old adage of “I am alone, but I’m not lonely”. That speaks of self-perception and how important it is in determining how you feel about your situation. When it comes to the coronavirus outbreak, positively …

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So Much To Do With So Much Time On Your Hands

During this unprecedented time, you can make the decision to become sober for the rest of your life. It’s an exciting thought! A pandemic of this level has not occurred for more than 100 years. The last time we saw a crisis at this level was the Spanish flu epidemic in 1918. Don’t look at …

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Finding Ways Of Coping With Isolation During Coronavirus

We are still in the midst of this pandemic. It is time to be resourceful and understand the best ways of coping with isolation during coronavirus. The disease has hit the northeast the hardest thus far. Though thousands of people have perished as a result of coronavirus, we know that social isolation is a part …

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Is Bipolar Disorder Making You Feel Lonely?

Everyone experiences loneliness at times. But having a mental health issue like bipolar disorder can increase your chances of feeling lonely, and that, in turn, can make your mental health worse. If you’re wondering if bipolar disorder is making you feel lonely, contact the experts at Promises Behavioral Health today. Is Bipolar Disorder Making You …

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5 Substance Abuse Facts Every HR Professional Should Know

Drug and alcohol problems cannot easily be ignored by human resource managers. Seventy percent of the estimated 14.8 million Americans who use illegal drugs are employed, and federal surveys indicate that around 24% of workers admit to drinking at work at least once in the past year.Human resource professionals need to be well-equipped to address …

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Addiction Recovery’s Most Unexpected Rewards

In honor of those celebrating recovery, we asked bloggers, recovery organization members, authors, and other who’ve made the journey from addiction to sobriety one simple question: “What’s been the most unexpected reward of recovery?” If you’re struggling with drugs or alcohol, the experts at Promises Behavioral Health know that the answers will help show what …

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How Parents Can Influence College Students’ Drinking

Selfies of drunken, wasted students are alarming to any parent preparing to send a budding adult off to college. But experts say that those images convey a false idea about many young people’s experiences and that parents influence college drinking more than they may think. If your teen or young adult child is struggling with …

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Preventing Relapse: How Strong Is Your Safety Net?

If you are working to overcome an addiction to drugs or alcohol, here’s a basic truth: No one can do it for you. But here’s another: Others can help. You’re much more likely to make it to successful recovery if you have a strong safety net in place for preventing relapse. That means establishing connections …

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