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The Healing Power of Yoga

Today’s guest blogger makes further suggestions about having a healthy mind, body and life through yoga and exercise as important elements in recovery from co-occurring mental health and substance and alcohol abuse.  More and more data proves that it really does make a difference!  Enjoy!   In the absence of violent criminal behavior, effective treatment for addiction [...]

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How Your Recovery Can Bloom and Grow

We’d like to welcome  Cathy Taughinbaugh, a Life and Recovery Coach and Founder of Treatment Talk, as our new guest blogger.  We’ve been following her great work and know our readers will benefit from her experience with her own family and others in guiding people through recovery.   Sometimes it’s necessary to reteach a thing its [...]

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David finds hope after being suicidal

Lack of hope, desperation, darkness and self-hatred lead to David’s desire to end his life in 2010. Prevention and Early Intervention staff at Community Connection met David shortly after his suicide attempt. He was withdrawn, depressed and unable to function. Like many young adults, David was in denial about his mental illness and substance abuse [...]

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Working to prevent suicide in Humboldt County

Talking about suicide is taboo to some members of society, but the Public Health Branch of the Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services is working to end any stigma and help community members learn to cope with suicidal people. Kris Huschle, a Public Health Branch health education specialist, has been educating county residents [...]

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