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Coping with a New Medical Diagnosis

Receiving a medical diagnosis can stir up all sorts of emotions, including sadness, fear, and hopelessness. Whether the diagnosis came out of the blue or after a significant period of symptoms and diagnostics, attaching a label to the experience – particularly one that has chronic implications – can be traumatic and, typically, life-changing. To helpContinue reading Coping with a New Medical Diagnosis

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Tips for Managing Anxiety and Maintaining Sobriety During Holiday Family Functions

Guest blog by Jennifer Scott Some people feel dread when it comes to celebrating the end-of-year holidays. Their dread often centers on having to spend the holidays with difficult family members, who somehow always manage to bring negativity to holiday events, creating the opposite of joy and cheer. What happens when family gatherings also tendContinue reading Tips for Managing Anxiety and Maintaining Sobriety During Holiday Family Functions