Drug and Alcohol Relapse is Rising During COVID-19 Pandemic Sarah Robb | May 19, 2020 Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on PinterestShare on RedditShare on LinkedIn Article by Haley Hudson The article “COVID-19 is Causing People to Relapse,” acknowledges the current increase in drug and alcohol relapses. Dayry Hulkow, M.S., a primary therapist at Arete…

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Covid-19 Prevention’s Impact on Adolescents and Young Adults Sarah Robb | May 14, 2020 Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on PinterestShare on RedditShare on LinkedIn Article by Lisa Jacobs Covid-19 is impacting everyone, but perhaps we are overlooking the incredible impact the virus is also having on young adults. Although they have a lower likelihood…

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  Article by Peter Gray The article “The Decline of Play and Rise in Children’s Mental Disorders,” discusses the increasing rates of anxiety and depression among young people in America. Peter Gray, Ph.D., a research professor at Boston College, refers to a recent study published by Dr. Jean Twenge, professor of psychology at San Diego…

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Article By Markham Heid   In the article “There’s Worrying New Research About Kids’ Screen Time and Their Mental Health,” Markham Heid discusses recent research on the consequences of our screen-filled society. One study cited concluded that children and teens ages 2 to 17 who have over seven hours of daily screen time are twice…

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Stress and Bouncing Thoughts We often get lost in thoughts bouncing from past and future when under stress. This can be exhausting and create clouded judgment, adding to existing stress. A powerful practice to help bring you to the present moment or now, which provides clarity and reduces stress, is mindfulness. What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness…

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Depression and Anger Attacks Depression is commonly associated with feelings of hopelessness, sadness and a lack of motivation or concentration. Dr. Maurizio Fava, a psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital and a professor at Harvard Medical School, released research on symptoms of anger and irritability also being linked with depression. He believes anger attacks, which are…

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