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An Innovative Treatment Center for Teens Addressing mental health, behavioral health, substance use, trauma and problematic gaming Roadmap to...

An Innovative Treatment Center for Teens Addressing mental health, behavioral health, substance use, trauma and problematic gaming Roadmap to Recovery Family First Adolescent Services offers a...

Complete Mental Health Is Achievable After Childhood Sex Abuse

Complete Mental Health Is Achievable After Childhood Sex...Complete Mental Health Is Achievable After...Complete Mental Health Is Achievable After Childhood Sex...

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Overcome the Detrimental Effects of the Trauma and Live a Life with Complete Mental Health New research suggests victims of childhood sexual abuse can overcome the detrimental effects of the trauma and live a life with complete mental health....

Overcome the Detrimental Effects of the Trauma and Live a Life with Complete Mental Health New research suggests victims of childhood sexual abuse can overcome the detrimental effects of the trauma and live a life with complete mental health. However social isolation, chronic pain,...

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Abstaining From Social Media Doesn't Improve Well-Being Study Finds

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False Premise? If We Abstain From Social Media We Might Become Happier, More Fulfilled People? From digital detoxes to the recent Silicon Valley fad of “dopamine fasting”, it seems more fashionable than ever to attempt to abstain...

False Premise? If We Abstain From Social Media We Might Become Happier, More Fulfilled People? From digital detoxes to the recent Silicon Valley fad of “dopamine fasting”, it seems more fashionable than ever to attempt to abstain from consuming digital media....

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5 Ways To Practice Compassion Among Your Family and Friends Through the Holidays

5 Ways To Practice Compassion Among Your Family and...5 Ways To Practice Compassion Among Your...5 Ways To Practice Compassion Among Your Family and...

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Why Not Look to Help Your Friends and Family this Holiday Season? The holidays are a time when families come together to celebrate the season of gratitude and while the season is often marked by abundance, it can also be a time of great need. It...

Why Not Look to Help Your Friends and Family this Holiday Season? The holidays are a time when families come together to celebrate the season of gratitude and while the season is often marked by abundance, it can also be a time of great need. It can be easy to assume that everyone is...

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Thanksgiving Lessons - Surprising Wisdom From Some Surprising People

Thanksgiving Lessons - Surprising Wisdom From Some...Thanksgiving Lessons - Surprising Wisdom From...Thanksgiving Lessons - Surprising Wisdom From Some...

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A Little is a Lot! My dad was frugal. He rinsed and reused plates and often asked waitresses for “Just a little hot water and a slice of lemon,” then pulled a nasty, used tea bag from his shirt pocket and dropped it in. These...

A Little is a Lot! My dad was frugal. He rinsed and reused plates and often asked waitresses for “Just a little hot water and a slice of lemon,” then pulled a nasty, used tea bag from his shirt pocket and dropped it in. These behaviors were the result of a deeply held...

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When We're Hungry, We Remain Surprisingly Helpful And Co-operative

When We're Hungry, We Remain Surprisingly Helpful...When We're Hungry, We Remain...When We're Hungry, We Remain Surprisingly Helpful...

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Acute Hunger Doesn’t Always Have an Impact on Prosociality “You wouldn’t like me when I’m angry”: for the more mild-mannered among us, Bruce Banner’s famous catchphrase may not resonate. But add some hunger...

Acute Hunger Doesn’t Always Have an Impact on Prosociality “You wouldn’t like me when I’m angry”: for the more mild-mannered among us, Bruce Banner’s famous catchphrase may not resonate. But add some hunger — “you wouldn’t like me...

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The Paradox Of Viral Outrage

The Paradox Of Viral OutrageThe Paradox Of Viral OutrageThe Paradox Of Viral Outrage

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Does Public Shaming Inspires Further Outrage... Obviously, but there is more... Spend any amount of time online and you’re likely to see the same patterns repeat themselves over and over again: somebody says something offensive or...

Does Public Shaming Inspires Further Outrage... Obviously, but there is more... Spend any amount of time online and you’re likely to see the same patterns repeat themselves over and over again: somebody says something offensive or controversial on social media, they’re met...

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Teachers Show Biases Against Overweight Kids, Including Giving Them Lower Grades

Teachers Show Biases Against Overweight Kids, Including...Teachers Show Biases Against Overweight Kids,...Teachers Show Biases Against Overweight Kids, Including...

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Adolescence is a “Pivotal Time” for the Development of Positive or Negative Body Image Body image can be a tricky enough thing to navigate in adulthood: for young people, it can be even more difficult. Research suggests that...

Adolescence is a “Pivotal Time” for the Development of Positive or Negative Body Image Body image can be a tricky enough thing to navigate in adulthood: for young people, it can be even more difficult. Research suggests that adolescence is a “pivotal time” for...

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Young Adults with PTSD May Be More Prone to Stroke in Midlife

Young Adults with PTSD May Be More Prone to Stroke in...Young Adults with PTSD May Be More Prone to...Young Adults with PTSD May Be More Prone to Stroke in...

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Young Adults with PTSD Raise the Risk of Stroke, Study Finds Young adults with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may be at greater risk of having a transient ischemic attack (TIA) or major stroke event by middle age, raising the risk as much...

Young Adults with PTSD Raise the Risk of Stroke, Study Finds Young adults with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may be at greater risk of having a transient ischemic attack (TIA) or major stroke event by middle age, raising the risk as much as other better-known risk factors,...

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Why We Continue to Believe False Info Even After We Learned Its Not True

Why We Continue to Believe False Info Even After We...Why We Continue to Believe False Info Even...Why We Continue to Believe False Info Even After We...

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Believing what is wrong is a strange occurrence we all deal with Is your mental library a haven of accurate and well-informed facts, or are there mistruths hiding on the shelves? It’s natural to assume that we update our beliefs in line...

Believing what is wrong is a strange occurrence we all deal with Is your mental library a haven of accurate and well-informed facts, or are there mistruths hiding on the shelves? It’s natural to assume that we update our beliefs in line with the most recent and well-established...

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