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How to Talk to Your Teen about Substance Abuse

Posted on October 20th, 2017 by rradmin

Talking to your children about drug abuse is rarely, if ever, easy, but it’s crucial. Practicing family therapy in Minneapolis and surrounding communities, we know there is no silver bullet for preventing teen substance abuse. And sometimes just beginning the conversation on substance abuse is the hardest part. So, to help you get started, we […]

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Dependency vs. Addiction: What’s the Difference?

Posted on September 19th, 2017 by rradmin

It is common to find the terms “dependency” and “addiction” used interchangeably. This is often because being told you are dependent on a drug sounds less harsh in comparison to being addicted to a drug. However, dependency and addiction are two different things. Here is why: Dependency If someone heavily uses a specific drug, they […]

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What Is Dual Diagnosis?

Posted on August 17th, 2017 by rradmin

Dual diagnosis is a term used to describe a circumstance in which a person experiences a mental illness and substance abuse problem at the same time. Dual diagnosis is a broad category and can range from mild depression and binge drinking to bipolar disorder and drug abuse. The mental illness can happen first and lead […]

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The Benefits & Techniques of Practicing Mindfulness

Posted on July 12th, 2017 by rradmin

Mindfulness is the art of purposefully focusing your attention on the present moment and accepting it without judgement. This has been examined scientifically and proven to be a key component of happiness! If you are struggling from substance abuse in Minneapolis, mindfulness can bring positive life changes for both your physical and psychological health.   […]

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Myths and Facts about Mental Health: Volume I

Posted on May 20th, 2017 by rradmin

Historically, mental health has not been taken as seriously as physical afflictions. Fortunately, that is slowly changing. The federal government has passed laws to require insurance companies to treat mental and physical health coverage more equally. But there is still a long way to go. And as a provider of mental health services in Minneapolis, […]

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