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National Recovery Month

Goal-setting skills are essential for many aspects of life, from career advancement to self-improvement. However, many people don’t learn how to set realistic goals, which is one reason they get discouraged and give up without giving themselves a genuine shot at success. In observation of National Recovery Month, what...

cocaine withdrawal

Cocaine Withdrawal Symptoms

Cocaine is a dangerous drug made infamous by its role in various celebrity overdose deaths, but you don’t have to be famous to develop a dependence on cocaine and experience devastating physical, mental, financial and social problems. A worsening substance abuse disorder can erode your well-being and quality of...

stress awareness

Is Stress Always Harmful?

Encountering stress in day-to-day life is inevitable. According to prevailing research, your body’s fight-or-flight response evolved to heighten your awareness amid dangerous or challenging circumstances, allowing you to act quickly when the need arises. In other words, without stress, humankind might have died out centuries ago. Some stress is beneficial,...

professional development for counselors

Keeping Credentials up to Date | Professional Development for Counselors

Regardless of your therapy specialty, it’s essential to stay on top of cutting-edge research and innovative practices by seeking professional development opportunities. State regulatory boards also require mental health professionals to take continuing education courses to maintain their licensure and keep their credentials up to date.   Why Do Therapists Need...

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