What Parents and Caregivers Should Know About Program Aftercare

March 29th, 2019 // // Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

“Aftercare” is a general term for activities and other resources that behavioral health and addiction treatment patients receive after being discharged from a primary care facility. Aftercare...

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Scars: What Lies Beneath Physical Abuse

March 26th, 2019 // // Tags: , , , , , , ,

“A child that’s being abused doesn’t stop loving its parents, it stops loving itself.”  As young people come into the Claudia Black Young Adult Center with addictions,...

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Scars: What Lies Beneath; Emotional Abandonment

February 27th, 2019 // // Tags: , , , ,

When we think of trauma we most often think of incidents that are blatant and acute, visible and sudden, such as a natural disaster or a car...

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Scars: What Lies Beneath

February 13th, 2019 // // Tags: , , , , , , ,

Complicated Grief and Loss As Sandra was growing up, her mother experienced multiple hospitalizations for metastasized cancer and died when Sandra was 12. Sandra didn’t really understand...

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Let’s Bring Awareness To ADHD

October 2nd, 2017 // // Tags: , , , , , ,

October is ADHD Awareness month and for people without Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder it can be difficult to grasp what it feels like for those who do....

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Kid Cudi, Shame, and Depression

October 5th, 2016 // // Tags: , , , , , , ,

Hip-hop artist and actor Kid Cudi announced yesterday that he is currently receiving treatment for depression and suicidal thoughts. In a Facebook post he said, “It’s been...

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