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Is Someone You Love Self-Medicating & Mistreating Their Mental Health?

2024-05-01T11:20:31-05:00

Self-care has been emphasized in recent popular culture. Meditation, exercise and maintaining healthy relationships offer benefits that can boost mental health. Importantly, self-medicating is often not a valid form of self-care. Self-Medicating Can Be Problematic As defined by the Encyclopedia of Behavioral Medicine, "Self-medication is the use of medications, treatments, and/or [...]

Is Someone You Love Self-Medicating & Mistreating Their Mental Health?2024-05-01T11:20:31-05:00

Staying Sober at the Office Holiday Party

2024-02-21T12:47:38-06:00

The year's most festive time has arrived, so you may have an office holiday party on your immediate calendar. These events can be fun. Well, as the expression goes, they can be mandatory fun, anyway. Your company's holiday party might include adult beverages. If you're concerned about staying sober during the [...]

Staying Sober at the Office Holiday Party2024-02-21T12:47:38-06:00

Depression More Prevalent in Night Owls

2023-07-21T16:41:13-05:00

Research shows that people who are night owls suffer from more depression than those who naturally get up early in the morning. Harvard Medical School and MIT teams studied over 840,000 people to reach their conclusion. The teams remind people that if you stay up late or go to bed early is determined by your [...]

Depression More Prevalent in Night Owls2023-07-21T16:41:13-05:00

28% Increase of Veterans Crisis Line in March 2023

2023-04-28T17:07:57-05:00

The Veterans Crisis Line received a record number of calls in March 2023. The staff fielded over 88,000 calls during the month, 28% higher than any previous month. Authorities with the Veterans Administration believe that the surge is only the start of a burgeoning problem that will continue for the foreseeable future. While veterans [...]

28% Increase of Veterans Crisis Line in March 20232023-04-28T17:07:57-05:00

High Functioning Alcoholism

2024-02-26T13:19:51-06:00

Alcohol Use Disorder is not a medical term. Yet, many medical professionals use the term to describe the spectrum of alcoholism. On one end of the spectrum are people who have lost their homes and family because they want alcohol more than anything else in their lives. On the other end of the spectrum [...]

High Functioning Alcoholism2024-02-26T13:19:51-06:00

Small Talks: Talking To Your Children About Underage Drinking

2021-08-06T14:19:19-05:00

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has launched a program called Small Talks: How WI Prevents Underage Drinking.  The Small Talks web page has plenty of facts on underage drinking, talk tips, and how to discuss the issue of underage drinking with children starting as early as age 8. Here is the link:  https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/small-talks/index.htm We [...]

Small Talks: Talking To Your Children About Underage Drinking2021-08-06T14:19:19-05:00

Inspirational Quotes from Famous People in Recovery

2021-07-26T14:08:54-05:00

Here are 12 Inspirational Quotes from Famous People in Recovery: “It’s like having a second chance at life, …. Seeing everything with clarity, gratitude; it’s unbelievable. I feel so good. And to have these little blessings is the icing on the cake.” - Ronnie Wood Guitarist/ Painter “Little by little I found the beat again, [...]

Inspirational Quotes from Famous People in Recovery2021-07-26T14:08:54-05:00

10 Inspiring Quotes for Those in Addiction Recovery

2021-06-30T10:31:07-05:00

  American Behavioral Clinics offers substance abuse therapy programs for those suffering from addiction and other behavioral health issues. We also provide substance abuse therapy for the family members struggling to cope with their loved one’s addiction. We invite you to learn more about our Substance Abuse & Addiction Treatment Programs Here.   "Don't Let [...]

10 Inspiring Quotes for Those in Addiction Recovery2021-06-30T10:31:07-05:00