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Building Strength and Resilience through Life’s Challenges

May 8, 2018

Resilient qualities are not only what we’re born with but also the strengths that we build through encountering life’s challenges and developing the personal and interpersonal skills to meet them. It ...

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What is Child Abuse and Why Does Child Abuse Still Matter in Adulthood?

April 19, 2018

The Meadows specializes in treating trauma.  Abuse is one form of trauma.  Often times, childhood trauma that occurred because of child abuse is overlooked as a core issue when people enter treatment ...

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Growing Up With an Addicted Parent

April 12, 2018

I remember as a twelve year old, sitting alone in our living room after one of our by then typical family meltdowns …….trying to make sense of the pain and general devastation of our once very happy f...

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Changing Attitudes During Alcohol Awareness Month

April 11, 2018

The National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence (NCADD) is promoting their 32nd Annual Alcohol Awareness month this April.  The theme for this year encompasses the idea of drinking as a rite of pa...

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Healing the Roots of Women’s Sexual and Relational Struggles

January 25, 2018

Girls are often born into this world surrounded by messages about who they are supposed to be, and who they should become; Be cute.  Smile.  Be a nice girl.  Just give them a hug.  Don’t make a fuss. ...

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Reality: Who Needs It?

January 18, 2018

Individuals in recovery have generally spent a lot of time avoiding their painful, shameful or fearful reality. Using chemicals, relationships, busyness, spending, eating, not eating, fantasy, gamblin...

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