Why Is Person First Language Important in Addiction Treatment?

If someone obsessively cleans surfaces or constantly organizes their pencils to a T, you might say they’re “so OCD.” However, this person might actually be suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder. By saying this, you’re implying that OCD defines this person’s life. In reality, this person is more than their mental health disorder. This is where person …

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How Pets Help Recovery

Pets are forever faithful and grateful just to be in your presence. Knowing there’s someone at home waiting just to be loved makes a person feel needed like nothing else can. But being at home to love and adore a family isn’t the only place where these four-legged friends find purpose. Animals of every size …

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Addiction Among First Responders

When you think about first responders, you likely think about brave men and women, serving to protect their communities on a daily basis. You likely picture police officers, firefighters and paramedics dressed in uniform, ready to respond at a moment’s notice. They are the embodiment of bravery, selflessness and heroism. Scores of children wish to …

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