Putting Social Media in its Place

February 28th, 2020 // // Tags: , ,

By Wesley Gallagher Social media. It’s hard to imagine that there was ever a time when it didn’t pervade almost every aspect of our lives. Personal, professional...

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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 Sexual Trauma

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

Leah, 21, presents herself as shy and pleasant, yet has a history of multiple relationships with abusive men, a history of cutting and most recently made a...

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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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Living The Meadows Model

January 23rd, 2019 // // Tags: , , , , , , ,

Nancy Minister, Workshop Facilitator at The Meadows, discusses the Meadows Model in our newest blog. The Meadows Model is incorporated into all of The Meadows family of...

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Chester Bennington Commits Suicide on Chris Cornell’s Birthday

May 15th, 2018 // // Tags: , , ,

Rock band Linkin Park’s frontman, Chester Bennington, and Soundgarden’s lead vocalist, Chris Cornell, were good friends who’d toured and performed together. Unfortunately, their association recently became tragic,...

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It Can Get Better. We Can Help

September 11th, 2017 // // Tags: , , , , , ,

Life as a teenager or young adult can be very exciting, yet along with growing independence and new beginnings, there can be quite a few challenges too....

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Young Adults Are More Likely to Develop Seasonal Affective Disorder

January 5th, 2017 // // Tags: , , ,

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...

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