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May is Mental Health Awareness Month 2022

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Every May, in the United States, Mental Health Awareness Month is recognized. Read below for more information and resources.

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New YouTube Playlist!!!

Have you been to our YouTube channel lately?

We have created a new playlist, Relaxation and Meditation. This playlist will provide video/audio meant to be a calming experience or function as background noise, such as the lovely sounds of a running stream.

While on our channel check out our other playlists including shorts, our Know Your Term series, guest interviews, and other resources.

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Know Your Term Episode 7: Substance Use Disorders

Head on over to our newest YouTube postfor Know Your Term Episode 7. In this episode we will explore what a substance use disorder is and how it is diagnosed as per the DSM-5 criteria. Stay tuned for a future Know Your Term where we may revisit substance use disorders criteria in even simpler terms.

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Know Your Term Episode 6-HALT

This episode of Know Your Term focuses on the phrase HALT. Be aware if you are feeling hungry, angry, lonely, or tired. This concept which is shared often in 12 step meetings and treatment programs is critical in the relapse prevention process. When we feel these states we tend to be more likely to engage in impulsive or destructive behaviors. This increases our risk for relapse in our substance use, other addictive behaviors, and mental illness.

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National Months-September 2021

September has been designated National Recovery Month and National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. For more information on each, please continue reading.

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Know Your Term Episode 5: “The F__k Its”

This episode of Know Your Term focuses on the phrase commonly heard in treatment agencies and in the rooms “The F__k Its “. What does it mean? What are some common causes of “The F__k Its”?

Warning-profanity is not filtered in the video!!!

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Know Your Term Episode 4: 12 Step

Hop on over to our YouTube Channel for the latest episode of Know Your Term where we examine the term “12 Step” briefly and what it means.

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Know Your Term Ep. 3: Mental Health vs. Mental Illness

Good day everyone. Have 2.5 minutes to spare? Head on over to our YouTube where we released episode 3 of Know Your Term. This episode will explore the difference between mental health and mental illness and why this distinction is important to make.

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New Announcement!!!

Hey everyone! Exciting new announcement!!! Know Your Why will be starting a new series of brief videos called Know Your Term. These videos will define and explain common terms and concepts in addiction, mental health, wellness, and recovery. Visit our YouTube channel for a teaser!!!

Thanks for visiting and we hope to see you again!

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May is Mental Health Month 2021

May is Mental Heath Month

Every May in the United States Mental Health Month is recognized. Read below for more information and resources

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