How I Stayed Sober Through College
19December

How I Stayed Sober Through CollegeHow I Stayed Sober Through CollegeHow I Stayed Sober Through College

By Family First Adolescent Services

"Lucky to Get Accepted into One of the Top Colleges But I Brought a Serious Drug Habit and Alcoholism with me..." This heartfelt article by Charlotte Grey is a good read but a hard read, at least it was hard for me to read. I really enjoyed this...

"Lucky to Get Accepted into One of the Top Colleges But I Brought a Serious Drug Habit and Alcoholism with me..." This heartfelt article by Charlotte Grey is a good read but a hard read, at least it was hard for me to read. I really enjoyed this post because it's raw and real. It's...

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When Thinking About Your Personality Your Friends' Brain Is Like Your Own
18December

When Thinking About Your Personality Your Friends'...When Thinking About Your Personality Your...When Thinking About Your Personality Your Friends'...

By Family First Adolescent Services

How Well Do You Know Your Best Friend? Research Shows Scans of Both Your Brain and Their's Might Provide the Answer Please see the original post "When Thinking About Your Personality, Your Friends’ Brain Activity Is Surprisingly Similar To...

How Well Do You Know Your Best Friend? Research Shows Scans of Both Your Brain and Their's Might Provide the Answer Please see the original post "When Thinking About Your Personality, Your Friends’ Brain Activity Is Surprisingly Similar To Your Own" written by Emma...

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Lying To Your Kids Could Make Them More Dishonest And Less Well-Adjusted As Adults
17December

Lying To Your Kids Could Make Them More Dishonest And...Lying To Your Kids Could Make Them More...Lying To Your Kids Could Make Them More Dishonest And...

By Family First Adolescent Services

Telling Too Many White Lies to Your Children May Have More Far-reaching Consequences Telling white lies to children can be somewhat par for the course when you’re a parent: “I’ve got Santa on the phone and he says he’s not...

Telling Too Many White Lies to Your Children May Have More Far-reaching Consequences Telling white lies to children can be somewhat par for the course when you’re a parent: “I’ve got Santa on the phone and he says he’s not coming unless you go to bed now,”...

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The McLean Program Blends Spirituality with Counseling
17December

The McLean Program Blends Spirituality with CounselingThe McLean Program Blends Spirituality with...The McLean Program Blends Spirituality with Counseling

By Family First Adolescent Services

Religion and Spirituality As New Allies in a Program that Blends Them with Counseling McLean Hospital psychologists are enlisting practices traditionally ignored as irrelevant to mental health care — religion and spirituality — as...

Religion and Spirituality As New Allies in a Program that Blends Them with Counseling McLean Hospital psychologists are enlisting practices traditionally ignored as irrelevant to mental health care — religion and spirituality — as new allies in a program that blends them...

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Stressed and Sober
16December

Stressed and SoberStressed and SoberStressed and Sober

By Family First Adolescent Services

Unexpected Emergencies Can Really Challenge Your Recovery “I could sure use a drink.” Used to be a popular saying, an easy way to blow off steam after a stressful day or week. But for people in recovery, dealing with stress...

Unexpected Emergencies Can Really Challenge Your Recovery “I could sure use a drink.” Used to be a popular saying, an easy way to blow off steam after a stressful day or week. But for people in recovery, dealing with stress isn’t as simple as turning to alcohol (or...

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Why Fear Of Rejection Prevents Us From Making Wise Decisions
16December

Why Fear Of Rejection Prevents Us From Making Wise DecisionsWhy Fear Of Rejection Prevents Us From Making...Why Fear Of Rejection Prevents Us From Making Wise Decisions

By Family First Adolescent Services

When you have a disagreement with your spouse, how do you respond? Do you consider that you might be at fault and try to consider the other’s viewpoint? Or do you dig in your heels and demand that other people come around to your way of...

When you have a disagreement with your spouse, how do you respond? Do you consider that you might be at fault and try to consider the other’s viewpoint? Or do you dig in your heels and demand that other people come around to your way of thinking? In other words, do you make wise,...

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Good At Heart? 10 Psychology Findings That Reveal The Better Side Of Humanity
12December

Good At Heart? 10 Psychology Findings That Reveal The...Good At Heart? 10 Psychology Findings That...Good At Heart? 10 Psychology Findings That Reveal The...

By Family First Adolescent Services

Looking at Research that Demonstrates Just How Kind and Compassionate We Can Be Last year we published a list of ten psychology findings that reveal the worst of human nature. Research has shown us to be dogmatic and over-confident, we wrote,...

Looking at Research that Demonstrates Just How Kind and Compassionate We Can Be Last year we published a list of ten psychology findings that reveal the worst of human nature. Research has shown us to be dogmatic and over-confident, we wrote, with a tendency to look down on...

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5 Ways To Practice Compassion Among Your Family and Friends Through the Holidays
03December

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...

By Family First Adolescent Services

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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