Addiction, Rehab & COVID Resources

Please follow the below link for resources from Northeast Addictions Treatment Center. https://neaddictions.com/rehab-covid19/ “COVID-19 has affected everyone from all walks of life, so it’s no surprise that it’s had a huge impact on drug and alcohol abuse treatment. Many of those suffering from addiction are left wondering how they can manage rehab and coronavirus safely…

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Substance Misuse Resources from Start Your Recovery

It is our pleasure to share these resources on Substance Misuse. Please see this website for further useful information. From startyourrecovery.org – Some people think substance misuse is about a lack of willpower — that someone with a drug or alcohol problem simply doesn’t want to get better and could easily quit if they really…

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COVID-19 Mental Health & Addiction Resources from Ark Behavioral Health

The following was compiled by the staff at ARK Behavioral Health– https://www.arkbh.com/covid-19-resources/ The global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has taken a dramatic toll on virtually all aspects of life, from the economy, to employment, relationships, public health, and personal health. In the United States, more than 200,000 individuals have died of the coronavirus. As of October,…

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Topic – The Black Youth Suicide Epidemic

Confronting Misconceptions and Inequities Please see the following article from the January/February 2021 issue of Psychotherapy Networker. Click for Article Excerpt – During a session back in 2016, Trevor, a student at the high school where I worked, quietly told me he felt suicidal. Assuming that he simply wished to escape painful feelings, I validated…

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Stimulant Addiction Resources

Michael Ash & Associates are pleased to provide this resource to Addiction Rehab Treatment, which is actively working to raise awareness on stimulants and the long-term risks. Some stimulants are used to treat ADHD, such as Ritalin, Adderall, and Concerta. Although stimulants provide beneficial short-term effects, long-term abuse often has severe consequences such as cardiovascular…

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Stress in America 2020: A National Mental Health Crisis

American Psychological Association sounds alarm about potential long-term impacts for Gen Z; offers ways people can better cope during uncertainty. There is no question: The COVID-19 pandemic has had a substantial impact on the lives of all Americans, and it will continue to do so. It has disrupted work, education, health care, the economy and…

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Mental Health in the Time of COVID-19 from The Recovery Village

The Recovery Village

Michael Ash and Associates is pleased to share this educational information and links courtesy of The Recovery Village. Current events have disrupted our communities in unprecedented ways, leading to loss of jobs, long periods of social isolation to interrupted or deferred school, travel, and schedules. Many people have been facing increased stress and uncertainty. With…

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July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

Michael Ash and Associates are proud to participate in National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month in July.  Please find helpful resources below to assist with the educational process. From the Office of Minority Health – U.S. Department of Health and Human Services During National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month in July, the HHS Office of…

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May is Mental Health Month – Gambling & Mental Health

Every year, 2M U.S. adults are estimated to meet the criteria for disordered gambling, while another 4-6M individuals are problem gamblers at risk for serious addiction consequences. May is Mental Health Month. What does that have to do with problem gambling? A lot. Many individuals who are struggling with problems due to gambling are also…

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May is Mental Health Month – Click For Tools 2 Thrive

Michael Ash, LCSW & Associates are proud to support the 71st Mental Health Month! Launched in 1949 by Mental Health America (MHA), May is Mental Health Month is the most highly recognized mental health awareness event in the nation. Each year, tens of thousands of organizations choose to use the official May is Mental Health Month materials. They…

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