substance abuse
Celebrating Recovery this Month…and Every Day
National Recovery Month celebrates its 25th anniversary this month. Organized by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), this year’s National Recovery Month theme is “Join the Voices for Recovery: Speak Up, Reach…
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Janet’s Story
Janet* knows she made mistakes in her life, but by the time she came to Calvary, she was ready to turn her life around. “When I was on drugs, I abused myself so bad,” she told me. “I got put out of my place. I didn’t have anywhere to go.” S…
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Friday Round-up: this week in the news
Men and women with mental illnesses “are especially vulnerable to heat-related illnesses and death.” Another risk during the hotter months – incidents of domestic violence often rise during the summer:…
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