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Nurse Burnout During the Covid Pandemic

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You finish with your 12-hour shift at the hospital. You’re physically and emotionally exhausted. There were too many patients and not enough staff again. As you pull into your driveway, you realize you’re dreading your next shift. You don’t want to eat and find yourself getting irritated at the smallest things. “What is happening?” you […]

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Challenges That Veterans Face When Leaving the Military

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When switching cultures from the military, what do veterans deal with? The two lifestyles are so different that there are often unexpected challenges. Veterans may expect some of the troubles ahead when transitioning from military to civilian life. Yet there are hidden pitfalls they aren’t prepared for like cultural changes, employment obstacles, and medical or […]

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Dogs and PTSD: How PTSD Service Dogs Can Help Veterans

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If you or a loved one are suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), you’re not alone. Estimates show that one in 11 people will be diagnosed with this disorder in their lifetimes. The intense, disturbing feelings and thoughts associated with PTSD can have a major impact on your day-to-day life. While different treatment options work […]

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Ways to Help Veterans with Mental Illness

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Do you have a veteran in your life? Veterans have made a lot of great sacrifices in order to fight for the freedoms that we enjoy. If you know a veteran, you’re probably already aware of this and want them to be able to have the best treatment possible, both from society and from any […]

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2020 Guide to Dealing with Holiday Depression

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“The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year” by Andy Williams became the biggest Christmas single in history. We quote this song to this day, as Christmas is exactly what the song describes: full of cheer. Yet, not everyone feels this much joy during the holidays.  In fact, approximately 4-6% of the population experiences holiday depression […]

Ed Sheeran Opens Up About His Addiction Problem

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When singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran, 26, rose to fame just a few years ago he was working around the clock towards his success. He never had time to adjust to the fame while his name became known internationally. Constantly traveling, writing, and performing on tour, he began to loose himself along the way. A year ago, […]

Delaware Organization Helping Support Families Effected By Addiction

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In Sussex county, a statewide addiction resource organization has been making a strong impact on families healing from the wounds that addiction creates. This program called ‘Attack Addiction’ is making strides towards raising awareness in their community. “We try to raise community awareness, we try to get rid of the stigma attached to addiction,” explains […]

Northeastern Pennsylvania Attempts To Recover From Opioid Crisis

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It has been found by officials that nearly 13 residents in Pennsylvania are lost each day due to overdose from opioids and heroin. Recently, attention has been called on this situation by Josh Shapiro, the state’s Attorney General. At a meeting with officials from Mount Pocono and Monroe counties, Shapiro announced his concern as well […]

“Hub” Courts Designed To Rehabilitate Veterans & Addicts

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“The goal of these drug treatment courts is to reduce incarceration and recidivism …” White Plains, Mount Vernon, New Rochelle, and Yonkers have been set up as “Hub Courts” according to the Westchester District Attorney Anthony Scarpino, Jr. For people who suffer from substance abuse disorders and military veterans who run into issues with the […]

 
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