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5 Everyday Habits That Are Harming Your Mental Health

  After a year defined by a pandemic, job loss and isolation, the impact of COVID-19 on mental health has been clear. The CDC reports that more than 40% of Americans are struggling with mental health issues such as anxiety and depression, while rates of substance use disorders have skyrocketed. As people seek relief from a … Continued

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How to Avoid Letting COVID-19 Anxiety Affect Your Mental Health and Recovery

Entering its second year, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to pose unique challenges for individuals in substance abuse recovery. According to a Kaiser Family Foundation tracking poll, 53% of people reported feeling stressed or anxious because of the pandemic in July, up from 32% in March. As we head further into uncertainty, mental health remains a … Continued

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7 Natural Remedies for Anxiety

As the world faces continued anxiety over COVID-19, anxiety has become its most common mental health issue. More than 40 million adults suffer from depression and anxiety-related mental illnesses, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, and the number has skyrocketed amidst the pandemic. According to the 2021 State of Mental Health in … Continued

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7 Tips to Deal with Holiday Depression During COVID-19

The holidays might be the season of joy, but for many, the most wonderful time of the year can also bring on the blues. COVID-19 has made this year particularly challenging. Between travel restrictions and the stress of getting family members sick, many people will spend this season without seeing their loved ones.  A host … Continued

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Drugs & Alcohol on Campus: College Student Resource Center

Amidst new academic, social and financial pressures that students face in college, the widespread availability of alcohol and other drugs on campus (and at home) can lead to a temptation to self-medicate. This is particularly true for students predisposed to mental health disorders. Understanding the risks can help you make better decisions both during and … Continued

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How to Celebrate Red Ribbon Week 

Many Americans remember Red Ribbon Week from grade school, but if you’re passionate about drug prevention, there’s a good reason to put this important event back on your calendar.  Celebrated during the last week of October, Red Ribbon Week is a nationwide campaign to educate young people about the dangers of drugs and alcohol. By … Continued

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Sprout Health Group Recognizes National Recovery Month

National Recovery Month increases awareness of drug & alcohol addiction. Here’s what to know.   In the midst of a global pandemic, substance abuse has quietly become a parallel health crisis. In addition to a rise in opioid use, an analysis by the Well Being Trust predicts we’ll see as many as 75,000 deaths from … Continued

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Sprout Health Group Announces Winner of $1,000 College Scholarship

We are pleased to share that nursing student Emily Meacham has won the scholarship.   Sprout Health Group is dedicated to providing the highest-quality treatment for substance use disorders through evidence-based methods and an ongoing commitment to education. To recognize those who choose to enter the important field of healthcare, we offered a $1,000 scholarship … Continued

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Is Addiction a Disease? The Science Behind Addictive Behaviors

Why is it so hard to quit using addictive drugs? Science has the answer, and it has nothing to do with willpower. Although once hotly debated, science has confirmed what medical professionals have suspected for years: addiction is a disease. Those who suffer from addiction don’t lack willpower, and they aren’t morally flawed. We now … Continued

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