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The Dangers of Alcohol Blackout

Reading time: 2 min For many, waking up with fragmented or completely missing memories of the previous night is a jarring experience that drives home the immediate dangers of

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Common Triggers of PTSD

Reading time: 2 min Post-traumatic stress disorder can affect anyone after experiencing or witnessing a traumatic event. PTSD Awareness Month this June gives us a chance to spotlight this

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How Does Addiction Affect the Brain?

Reading time: 2 min Understanding addiction as a severe and complex illness that fundamentally alters brain structure and function is a crucial part of recovery. Here’s a closer look

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What Is a High-Functioning Alcoholic?

Reading time: 2 min Media depictions have given us a stereotypical image of a “high-functioning” alcoholic – someone who manages to maintain their job, family life and social commitments

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Does the VA Cover Mental Health?

Reading time: 3 min Mental health is a crucial aspect of overall wellness, especially for veterans who may face unique challenges due to their service. The Department of Veterans

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How PTSD Impacts Relationships

Reading time: 2 min Military veterans carry the weight of traumatic experiences from their service that can uniquely challenge their personal lives, including post-traumatic stress disorder. Unfortunately, PTSD can

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What Is ‘Bed Rotting’?

Reading time: 2 min A TikTok trend called “bed rotting” has recently captured widespread attention, particularly among younger audiences. This fad involves spending extended periods in bed – not

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The Power of Alone Time

Reading time: 2 min In a world that equates busyness with productivity, many people hate and even fear the idea of being alone. However, embracing solitude can be one