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11 Warning Signs You May be Addicted to Substances

11 Warning Signs You May be Addicted to Substances By Bunny Young, MA, QMPH What is Addiction? The word addiction is used in several ways. One definition describes physical addiction. The biological state in which the body adapts to a drug so that it no longer has the same effect (tolerance). Another instance of physical […]

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6-21-17 Quote of the day: Celebrate Weirdness!

I like weird people. The black sheep, the odd ducks, the rejects, the eccentrics, the loners, the lost and forgotten. More often than not, these people have the most beautiful souls. -tinybuddha.com

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3 Reasons Why We Love Captain Michael Zohab

3 Reasons Why We Love Captain Michael Zohab   Today, I am dedicating a blog to Captain Michael Zohab.   Several weeks have passed since Captain Michael Zohab of the Richmond Police showed up at the LCC office but I am still reminded of how much impact a collective group of people can have on […]

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“I Feel Better” Trap: Top Questions to Ask Your Therapist

“I Feel Better” Trap: Top Questions to Ask Your Therapist by, Bunny Young, MA, QMHP Knowing when it is time to discontinue therapy can be a difficult decision. Similar to the decision to begin therapy, there is a transition that occurs from independence to admitting that you need professional support. Once you are accustomed to […]

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Top Ways to Cope on Mother’s Day

Top Ways to Cope with Grief on Mother’s Day Mother’s Day, for many, is a time of celebration with one of your biggest supporters, Mom. For the rest of us, this holiday can leave us feeling the blues; especially when Mom (or our maternal support) is no longer with us. Your lack of Mother’s Day […]

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5-8-17 Quote of the day: Hero

And if I could tell you one thing, it would be: You are never as broken as you think you are. Sure, you have a couple of scars and a couple of bad memories, but then again, all great heroes do. -ltn

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5-8-17 Quote of the day: Rise up

“It’s OK if you fall down and lose your spark. Just make sure that when you get back up, you rise as the whole damn fire.” -Colette Werden

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Anger Management Spotlight: The Angry Parent

Anger Management Spotlight: The Angry Parent By Bunny Young, MA,QMHP   Every parent gets angry with their child at some point. It does not help that we have endless stressors: getting to appointments late, financial pressures, health. In the midst of that stress, here comes a screaming child who is taunting her younger brother, lost […]