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Addiction Denial: How to Recognize It and Help a Person in Need

Invariably, the last person to accept that they have an addiction problem is the person who needs help the most. The task of helping an unwilling addict is ...

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Breaking the Stigma Surrounding Mental Illness in Literature

Mental illness is a common yet often misunderstood condition that affects millions of people worldwide. Unfortunately, there is still a significant stigma ...

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Examining the Opioid Epidemic in the US: Where Do We Go From Here?

The opioid epidemic in the United States represents one of the most devastating public health crises of the modern era, with over 500,000 deaths attributed to ...

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Is Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) the Best Therapy for HSPs?

Highly Sensitive Persons (HSPs) have unique experiences and sensitivities that can make navigating the world challenging. Often, HSPs find it difficult to ...

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Why Stimming Is Healthy & You Should (Usually) Embrace It

Stimming is a key self-regulation tool for people on the autism spectrum or with ADHD. If you're neurodivergent or seeking to support your child, you're in the ...

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Digital Inclusion & Disability: How the Internet Has Helped People with Disabilities

The internet and digital technologies have provided immense convenience to our lives. With a simple tap on a smartphone screen or even just saying "Hey, Siri," ...

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Why Autism Special Interests and ADHD Hyperfixations Are Awesome

Autism and ADHD are distinct forms of neurodiversity that can co-occur quite frequently. You may notice that autistic people and ADHDers can share similar ...

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What Autism Feels Like: 17 Autistic People Explain

To gain a well-rounded and accurate perspective on the autism spectrum, and what autism feels like, it’s important to listen to as many autistic voices as ...

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Are You Using Alcohol as a Crutch?

When people struggle with stress, they often turn to alcohol to help them feel better, but it's not going to solve their problems. The problems are still going ...

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10 Nursing Specializations that Make a Difference

In the field of nursing, specializations allow nurses to attend to the diverse healthcare needs of the population. Each specialization offers nurses the ...

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