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Digging Deeper: 8 Reasons Children & Teens Get Mixed Up with Prescription Drugs

It may start innocently enough. Perhaps a child sees their parent regularly grab a couple of tablets from a prescription pill bottle and gets curious. Maybe a classmate dares a teen to down a mystery capsule and the teen doesn’t want to be labelled a chicken. It could be that an adolescent is bored and

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Drug Free, Positive Activities: A Key Step in Prevention

Now more than ever, teenagers need to have positive, drug free activities to pursue that keep them occupied and out of danger. If platforms like TikTok and YouTube have shown us anything, it’s that teenagers have hidden talents, endless energy, and ample time to fill, especially during the pandemic. Boredom and Substance Use With more

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Webinar Replay: Grief and Substance Use Disorder

On Oct. 5, 2020 we brought together members from the mental health community to discuss the intersection of Grief and Substance Use Disorder. Maggie Banger, LPC-S, NCC, and Jack Sykstus, R-MFT joined Patty Sykstus, Founder of Not One More Alabama, to talk about the various forms loss that accompanies SUD and the grief that it

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Recovery Month 2020: The Importance of Celebrating Connections

September is National Recovery Month, a time dedicated to celebrating people in recovery, spreading awareness about the disease of addiction, and sharing resources far and wide that may be useful to those who are still stuck in active drug or alcohol addiction. The theme for National Recovery Month 2020 was “Celebrating Connections.” As we move into

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