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Parenting an Addicted Parent: How Children of Parents With Substance Use Disorders Are Affected

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 16, 2020 Updated: June 24, 2021 According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the most fundamental relationship in a child’s life is between a child and parent or caregiver. Positive parenting behaviors increase closeness between parents and their…

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Factors of Empowerment: The Importance of Empowering Women in Recovery

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 15, 2020 Updated: May 12, 2021 According to a study published by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), empowerment-based interventions can benefit women in recovery from substance use disorders (SUDs). Empowerment involves gaining confidence, particularly in one’s self and one’s…

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The Five Rules of Recovery: How to Stay Focused on What Is Important During Recovery

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 10, 2020 Updated: May 12, 2021 According to an article published by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), five specific rules can help those suffering from a Substance Use Disorder (SUD) to focus on their recovery. Understanding that recovery is…

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The Relationship Between Distress Tolerance and Alcohol Use: How Dealing with Negative Emotional States May Lead to Alcohol Use Disorder

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 8, 2020 Updated: April 8, 2020 Distress tolerance is one’s real or perceived ability to withstand emotional distress or negative emotional states. Having low distress tolerance, or an inability to deal with negative emotional states is a risk factor associated with…

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The Psychological Benefits of Pet Ownership

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 6, 2020 Updated: December 1, 2021 According to many studies, including one published by the National Center for Biotechnology Information, pets provide numerous physical and psychological benefits to their owners. Pets can positively influence mental health and emotional well-being. Therefore, they…

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