Celebrating the Trailblazers: African American Pioneers in Mental Health

January 29, 2024

As we embrace the rich tapestry of Black History Month, it’s essential to shine a spotlight on the often overlooked pioneers who have significantly contributed to the field of mental health. Through resilience, determination, and a commitment to breaking down barriers, African American trailblazers have played pivotal roles in shaping…

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Resolutions Checkin

January 17, 2024

As we find ourselves in the midst of January, it’s the perfect time to reflect on the resolutions we set at the beginning of the year. The initial excitement may be wearing off, but fear not! Let’s explore practical strategies and insights, with a special focus on how Seneca Health…

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Conquering Your Anxiety in the New Year

January 3, 2024

As we usher in a new year, many of us are filled with hope, resolutions, and aspirations for positive change. For some, however, the shadow of anxiety can cast a cloud over these ambitions. If anxiety has been a persistent companion on your life’s journey, this is the year to…

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Understanding Mental Health and Depression During the Holiday Season

November 28, 2023

The holiday season, often celebrated as a time of joy and togetherness, can pose unique challenges for individuals dealing with mental health concerns, especially depression. The societal emphasis on festivity and celebration can intensify feelings of loneliness, isolation, and inadequacy. In this blog, we’ll delve into the difficulties associated with…

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Beneath the Surface: The Deeper Wounds of Substance Dependency

November 6, 2023

Substance use disorder is an issue that transcends borders, cultures, and socioeconomic backgrounds, affecting millions of lives worldwide. While the immediate consequences of substance abuse are widely recognized, the long-term effects often linger in the shadows, casting a pervasive and enduring shadow on individuals, families, and communities. In this blog,…

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Recovery is Possible – Amanda Rexrode

November 6, 2023

My name is Amanda Rexrode and I am a person in long-term recovery. I was in active addiction for seven years, I started my journey in recovery on April 13 th, 2019. I’m originally a Nicholas County native. Although growing up in a small rural area, I had a wonderful upbringing. I…

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From Silence to Strength: October and Domestic Abuse Awareness

November 6, 2023

For survivors, the journey toward healing is often arduous, requiring a robust support network and access to resources. Domestic Abuse Awareness Month plays a pivotal role in fostering this network and ensuring survivors can embark on their path to recovery. One of the most significant challenges in addressing domestic abuse…

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National Recovery Month: Fostering Healing and Hope in September

September 27, 2023

As the vibrant colors of summer begin to fade and the autumn breeze ushers in a new season, September carries a deeper significance in the United States—it is National Recovery Month. This annual observance serves as a beacon of hope and healing for those recovering from substance use disorders and…

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Empowering Conversations: Navigating Substance Abuse with Your College-Bound Teenager

August 8, 2023

As parents, one of our greatest concerns is ensuring the well-being of our teenagers, especially as they transition into young adulthood and prepare to embark on new journeys, such as heading off to college. With the newfound independence and exposure to new experiences that college brings, it becomes even more…

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Identifying High-Risk Situations and Navigating Cravings

July 20, 2023

Recovery from substance abuse disorder involves navigating through various challenges, including high-risk situations that can trigger cravings. Identifying these situations and developing effective strategies to manage cravings is essential for maintaining sobriety and achieving long-term success. In this blog, we will explore the importance of identifying high-risk situations, common triggers…

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