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Surviving Unemployment With Your Mental Health

Job loss is stressful, and the recent recession has caused a substantial increase in unemployment across the country. Anyone who has been fired or laid off understands how the strain and uncertainty can throw a wrench into one’s emotional well-being. Periods of unemployment – particularly lengthy ones – often elicit feelings of anxiety, frustration and…

Avoiding Addiction Relapse

Relapse is a situation that occurs when a recovering addict breaks sobriety and returns to his or her addictive behavior. While non-professionals commonly use the term for even small lapses into addictive behavior, doctors and mental health professionals typically only use it to describe serious lapses that potentially endanger the course of recovery. Any recovering…

Avoiding the Weekend Relapse

Preventing a relapse is a continual process; what may work for one person may not work for another. But, as any individual working their way through recovery can attest, weekends and holidays can be very difficult. You know the importance of maintaining a schedule and the work week helps you accomplish that. But when the…