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Reduce Stress Over the Holidays With These Tips

The holiday season is a magical time of year for many people. Unfortunately, it can lead to stress for many individuals. It’s hard to cope with the hustle and bustle of the holidays when you have to battle addiction or any mental health condition. Trying to keep the stress to a minimum this holiday season is beneficial…

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Best Treatments for Combatting Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Sometimes we find ourselves feeling tired and rundown from the stresses we deal with every day. For some people, that feeling of exhaustion isn’t something that resolves itself with a good night’s sleep or a weekend vacation. Chronic fatigue syndrome can affect anyone, including those who may be dealing with other illnesses or issues like…

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Facts About Benzos And Alcohol

Benzos or benzodiazepines are prescription drugs that are used for anxiety. The brand names for the drug include Xanax, Valium, Klonopin, Librium, and Ativan. Though they are commonly used for people suffering from anxiety, these medications are commonly abused. Benzos and alcohol is the most common form of abuse concerning benzodiazepines. Unfortunately, this is also…

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Ways Drinking and Social Media Connect

Undoubtedly we have all benefited from the great advent of social media. During the times of the pandemic, the necessity of social media-fueled interaction has helped millions, if not billions of people worldwide. During the quarantine, social isolation has naturally been extraordinary. As a result, social media has alleviated the gross effects of this. Conversely,…

Stressed woman on path during Mental Health Month

May is Mental Health Month

Mental Health Month: Here are tips for taking care of yours At Springfield Wellness Center, we know from experience that natural disasters, epidemics, and other large-scale social disruptions can take a tremendous toll on mental health. Because most people survive the actual disaster, the collective trauma it generates often ends up being its longest-lasting and…

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Coping Mechanisms

Finding treatment is essential to recovery, as rehabs and treatment centers are able to provide you with tools, like healthy coping mechanisms, to help you remain clean and sober. Although addiction and substance abuse disorders are widespread, impacting roughly 23 million Americans annually, only 10% of people who need help to recover ultimately receive treatment.…