two male friends discuss boundaries

Boundaries

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 30, 2019 Updated: May 10, 2021 Healthy boundaries keep us from taking other people’s problems and allows us the space to deal with our own. They keep us safe and comfortable in healthy and respectful relationships. Unhealthy boundaries leave us open…

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Conflict

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 29, 2019 Updated: May 11, 2021 Conflict is natural and inevitable. And if used properly, it can be good. Conflict pushed us to develop tools that increased our likelihood of survival. We evolved from wooden clubs to chipped obsidian blades to…

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Addiction Transfer

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 28, 2019 Updated: April 8, 2020 Addiction is a crafty beast. People who live with it, especially those in recovery, know this all too well. The road back to a healthier life is littered with traps and obstacles. As humans, we…

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Depression

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 26, 2019 Updated: November 16, 2021 Depression is real and debilitating. It is far more than simple sadness. It changes how we live, how we think and how we view the world. Many people describe it as an echoing emptiness or…

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The Price of Overdose

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 22, 2019 Updated: April 8, 2020 Overdose is a reality of addiction. Any drug can kill. In 2017, 70,237 died from drug overdoses. Not everyone who overdoses dies though. Survivors are lucky. Even so, there are consequences. The human body can…

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Stigma

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 21, 2019 Updated: May 10, 2021 Stigma comes in many forms. Sometimes, it’s clear. A co-worker or family member might tell us to “just get over it.” Or a supervisor might question a sick day taken for mental health or recovery…

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Resilience

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 21, 2019 Updated: May 11, 2021 Life can be overwhelming and confusing. The range of human emotion is vast and uncontrollable. We feel what we feel. We can experience joy and fear and rage and love in the spread of a…

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Distraction

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 19, 2019 Updated: May 11, 2021 Have you ever noticed that when you are wrapped in doing something you love that time passes in a blink? Isn’t it amazing that when you are watching your favorite show the end comes before…