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1
Sep

Stigma and the Mirroring of the Human Condition

Stigma and the Mirroring of the Human Condition When the word addiction was deliberately omitted from four consecutive editions of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, DSM III, DSM IV and DSM IV-TR, it was because it was considered a layman’s rather than a scientific term, pejorative, stigmatizing, and too difficult to define. There were simply “too many

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23
Aug

Heroin Saved My Life… Just before it began to kill me

Heroin Saved My Life… Just before it began to kill me When I was in the 5th grade, we had a D.A.R.E. awareness class every Wednesday with Officer Mazy, a kind, funny and handsome police officer in the city of Chelsea Massachusetts. We were the first of our class to participate in the initiative to educate children before the heavy

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10
Aug

Understanding Anxiety

Anxiety is a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome. Anxiety is a normal emotion that helps people cope with difficult situations. It can become a problem when it’s out of proportion to the situation, when it interferes with daily activities, or when it leads to avoidance behaviors. There are

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27
Jul

Stronger Together Veterans Coalition of New Hampshire Provider Outreach Bags

We have been very busy here at the center preparing and distributing our Stronger Together Veterans Coalition of New Hampshire Provider Outreach Bags. Each bag includes information on the Stronger Together Veterans Coalition of New Hampshire, stats on veteran suicide in NH, resources to support military children and families, free training opportunities to include the Governor’s 2023 Training Challenge, and

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21
Jul

Rising Consciousness in The Human Experience

Some many years ago I went through the Dunkin Donuts drive thru to buy a coffee on my way to a job I hated. I worked way too many hours to afford my tiny piece of an American lifestyle that I wasn’t even sure I enjoyed. I waited way too long in a line for a way too overpriced coffee

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