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How (& What) to Tell Your Kids About Treatment

When it’s time to talk about a parent’s addiction treatment with children, it’s important to consider that child’s age, exposure to the parent’s issues, and the child’s history of trauma or instabilit...

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Why Have Some Men on Campus?

Willow House for Women is a safe haven for females suffering from sex or love addiction, intimacy disorders, sexual trauma, and co-occurring disorders. Not only that, but we accept patients with a hig...

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Relationship Issues & The Holidays

The holiday season is an exciting time, but it’s not uncommon to find it hard to enjoy. Get-togethers and celebrations tend to remind us of what we don’t have or wish we had, and they have the added b...

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The Physical Health-Mental Health Connection

The connection between mental health and physical health is an often overlooked but (perhaps surprisingly) important component of wellness. “People with serious mental health conditions are at high ri...

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The Trauma/Addiction Cycle

Addiction encourages trauma and trauma can encourage addiction. This process becomes a vicious circle or negative feedback loop, with trauma contributing to addiction, which in turn fuels more trauma,...

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What I Wish I’d Known as a Teenager

Lessons Learned about Mental Health I worried about grades as a teenager. I mean, I really worried. Today, I know this was not typical anxiety about school. Looking back, I struggled with obsessive-co...

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