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Anxiety? Fear? Finding a Psychologist or Therapist in Boise, ID.

July 21st, 2020|

Finding the best, the most revered in their field, or the most qualified psychologist or mental health therapist in a place like Boise, Idaho, can be challenging, difficult, and, ultimately, an expensive thing to do. If you need professional help with any anxiety or fear issues that you are currently struggling with, put down whatever device you’re using to search our old friend Google, and read on.  To begin with, you don’t need the best or most revered or most qualified “psychotherapist” out there (or whatever other parameters you’re using to hone down your search).

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5 Most Common Mental Health Disorders in Boise, Idaho

May 13th, 2020|

We are living in challenging times - the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and the nation’s existing opioid epidemic are sadly just the tip of an iceberg threatening an already stressed and battle-weary healthcare system, whether you look at the country as whole or more selectively from state to state. However, for those suffering with a mental health disorder, especially those who have yet to be clinically diagnosed, these current challenges just add to those normal hefty challenges of their daily existence. When you factor in the tremendous effects of the global pandemic, such as widespread unemployment,

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10 Reasons Idaho Teens Commit Suicide – Help for Parents

March 7th, 2020|

Teen suicide rates in Idaho have gone up over the last several years, and this is a trend that is quite concerning. Parents need all the help they can get to learn how to spot the signs that their teen may be considering ending their life. But it helps to know the reasons why so many young people in Idaho make this decision. Research tells us that suicide is the second leading cause of death for Idahoans between the ages of 15 and 34 years old. Fortunately, there are warning signs and if parents know

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Why is Opioid Withdrawal Such a Harsh Experience?

January 28th, 2020|

Twenty years after the saddening mass shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado, the death toll has now risen. Injuries sustained from that fatal day led to a course of opioid painkillers for one of the students who survived, Austin Eubanks. The prescription subsequently led to opioid addiction. His substance abuse problem continued to blight his life. He abused opioids just to be able to manage the effects of that day’s traumatic incident. “If I had to offer up a one-sentence definition of addiction, I'd call it a form of mourning for the irrecoverable glories

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Can You Quit Drinking Alcohol Cold Turkey?

October 12th, 2019|

cold turkey INFORMAL noun the abrupt and complete cessation of taking a drug to which one is addicted. "I had to go cold turkey" adverb: NORTH AMERICAN in a sudden and abrupt manner. "I had to quit drinking cold turkey" If you or a family member, or a loved one, or if, even, a friend is considering going “cold turkey” as the means to finally quit drinking, our clear advice is to think again. Seriously, think again. Change your mind or change theirs. The abrupt withdrawal someone undergoes from excessive alcohol consumption is not only

October 27th is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day in Nampa, Idaho

October 27th, 2018|

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is taking place in Nampa, Idaho on October 27, 2018. This event is an important one, and if you have old medications lying around your home, it is one you should not miss. Like many people, you probably keep your prescription pain pills and other drugs in a medicine cabinet. You may have a difficult time letting them go because you wonder, what if I need them later on? There are some very good reasons why you should not hang on to them, and we will cover those in

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