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video game addiction

Video Game Addiction

Video games offer players escapism, excitement and a sense of accomplishment. However, for some people, casual gameplay can escalate into an addiction with significant personal, ...
video game addiction

Video Game Addiction

mental health in children

Spotting the Signs: Recognizing Mental Disorders in Children

alcohol awareness month

PTSD Awareness Month

grief is not linear

How to Deal With Grief in a Healthy Way

social media addiction

The Dangers of Social Media Addiction

children's mental health awareness

Children’s Mental Health Awareness

break bad habits

How Long to Stop a Habit

neurofeedback

How Can Neurofeedback Improve Your Mental Health?

transcranial magnetic stimulation for teens

TMS for Teens

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Recognizing Signs of Self-Harm

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Embracing the Journey of Lent

work burnout

Managing Work-Related Stress and Burnout

Xanax and Alzheimer's

Does Xanax Cause Dementia?

diabetes and alcohol risk

What Are the Risks of Drinking With Diabetes?

dating in recovery

Dating an Alcoholic

sundowning

What Is Sundowning?

friendship

Cultivating Gratitude: A Path to Positive Well-Being

childless men

Effects of Childlessness in Men

pornography

What Are the Negative Effects of Pornography?

stages of grief are outdated

The Stages of Grief Are Outdated

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Depression in Men

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Mental Illness Awareness Week: Causes of Mental Illness

stressful life events

Stressful Life Events in Children: Recognizing the Long-Term Impacts

world gratitude day

World Gratitude Day

health professionals burnout

Addressing Overdose Risks Among Health Providers

healthy aging month

Healthy Aging Month

transcranial magnetic stimulation

Treating Treatment-Resistant Depression

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World Suicide Prevention Day

suicide loss

The Impact of Suicide Loss: Unique Aspects of Suicide Bereavement

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What Is Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy?

TMS for depression

What Is TMS Therapy?

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Social Phobia vs. Social Anxiety Disorder

social media overuse

Social Media and Mental Health: The Invisible Connection

postpartum anxiety

Postpartum Anxiety: Recognizing the Signs and Getting Help

substance abuse and domestic violence

Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence

summer mental health

Does Heat Affect Bipolar Disorder?

clinical depression

Depression vs. Sadness: When to Seek Professional Help

ADHD and substance abuse

The Connection Between ADHD and Substance Abuse

brain

5 Ways Addiction Impacts the Brain

family history

Family History and Addiction

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PTSD Symptoms

men's health month tips

Men’s Health Month

alcohol awareness month

PTSD Awareness Month

Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

what drugs are prescribed for anxiety

What Drugs are Prescribed for Anxiety?

emotional intelligence

Developing Mental Health Awareness with Emotional Intelligence

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The Link Between Brain Injury, Addiction, and Mental Illness

weight loss drugs

Dangers of Prescription Weight Loss Drugs

hangover anxiety

Hangover Anxiety: Definition, Symptoms and Treatment

addiction facts

National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week 2023

amphetamines and bipolar

Amphetamine Dependence and Bipolar Disorder

sex addiction

Sex Addiction Symptoms

internet gaming disorder

Internet Gaming Disorder

suicidal and homicidal ideation

Drugs Causing Suicidal & Homicidal Ideation

mentally ill adult child

Getting Mental Health Treatment for Your Adult Child

mental health in Mississippi

How Does Mississippi Rank in Access to Mental Health Care?

shopping addiction

Black Friday in Shopping Addiction Recovery

children's mental health

Protecting Children’s Mental Health

teenager with depression

Know the Facts About Teenage Depression

suicide prevention

Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

national recovery month 2022

National Recovery Month – 2022

mental toughness

Mentally Tough

older adults sense of purpose

Older Adults Need a Sense of Purpose

sports betting and gambling addiction

Gambling Addiction and Sports Betting

brain health

July 22 Is World Brain Day

sensory overload

What Is Sensory Overload?

how to stop gambling

How to Stop Gambling

father and daughter

An Ode to He Who Brought You Into This World… (And May Have Threatened to Take You Out)

situational depression

Situational Depression

resilience

Renewing Your Resiliency

rebuild trust

How to Rebuild Trust in a Relationship

why am i tired

Why Am I Always Tired and Have No Energy?

porn addiction

Porn Addiction Side Effects

narcissist

A Primer on Narcissism (Part Two)

autism

Autism Symptoms in Children

anxiety and motherhood

Anxiety and Motherhood

narcissist

A Primer on Narcissism

sleep procrastination

Sleep Procrastination as Self-Harm

opioid use among older adults

Older Adult Opioid Use on the Rise

love is a verb

The Month of Red, Pink and Love

ativan

Ativan Side Effects in the Elderly

narcissist

How to Spot a Narcissist

expressing feelings appropriately

How to Talk About Your Feelings

writing down goals

The Psychology of Writing Down Goals

drunk driving

Why Do People Drive Drunk?

holiday stress

Seize the Holidays

video game addiction

Video Game Addiction Explained

benefits of gratitude

More Thanks, More Happiness

intrusive thoughts

How to Stop Intrusive Thoughts

Thanksgiving

Navigating Your First Sober Thanksgiving

fear

Worries Rarely (If Ever) Come True

miscarriage

What Happens After Miscarriage?

dysthymia

What Is Dysthymia?

spirituality and recovery

Spirituality and Recovery

national recovery month

How to Treat Addiction

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September is National Recovery Month

internet addiction

Internet Addiction and How It Can Affect Your Child

art therapy

5 Reasons Art Therapy Can Help With Addiction

autism spectrum disorder

Autism Spectrum Disorders in Children

teen depression

Therapy for Teenage Depression

Process Addiction | What is Behavioral Addiction?

Process and Behavioral Addictions

cocaine abuse

How Long Does It Take to Get Addicted to Cocaine?

video game addiction

How to Break a Child’s Video Game Addiction

older adults

Becoming Addicted Later in Life

postpartum psychosis

Postpartum Psychosis and Postpartum Depression

postpartum depression

C-Section Awareness | Cesarean Sections and Postpartum Depression

alcohol awareness month

Alcohol Use Disorder: Raising Awareness

Autism Acceptance Month

A Month of Awareness for Autism

help for self-harm

7 Reasons Why People Self-Harm & How to Get Them Help

Short- & Long-Term Inhalants Effects on the Brain

Do Inhalants Cause Brain Damage?

exercise addiction

The Link Between Exercise Addiction & Eating Disorders

COVID-19 recovery and addiction state of the union

The State of Addiction and Recovery in the Age of COVID-19

postoperative depression

What You Need to Know About Postoperative Depression and Pain Management

how to stop self-sabotage

Why We Self-Sabotage (& How You Can Stop for Good)

emerging adulthood

Emerging Adulthood: Addiction & Mental Health at the “In-Between” Stage

well-being well being

The Empowering Science of Well-Being

holiday season in sobriety

7 Helpful Tips for Protecting Your Sobriety This Holiday Season

marijuana and birth defects

Research: Potential Association Between Marijuana and Birth Defects

autism

Raising a Child with Autism

discussion family thanksgiving holiday

Navigating Holiday Gatherings

gratitude

Latitude for Gratitude

benzodiazepines

Study Finds Possible Link Between Benzodiazepines and Alzheimer’s

couples intensives and couples retreats

Couples Intensives: How a Weekend Can Repair Your Marriage

mental illness awareness week

Mental Illness: When is It Time to Seek Treatment?

postpartum depression PPD

Do I Have PPD? | Who Needs Treatment for Postpartum Depression?

study drugs

The Truth About Study Drugs and College Students

suicide prevention month

Suicide Prevention Month: Intervention and Awareness

addiction treatment for doctors and nurses

Addiction Treatment for Doctors and Nurses

friendship

The Value of Friendship

back to school

Back to School? | Children Cope with Change in COVID-19

orthorexia

What You Need to Know About Orthorexia

reflections of racism

Reflections of Racism

sports betting addiction

The Upside to No Sports: Less Temptation for Gambling Addicts

two little kids looking out the window

Adjusting to the New Normal: Parenting during a Pandemic

clinicians and medical staff

Treatment for Clinicians and Medical Staff During COVID-19

internet and gaming addiction

School Closures May Have Fueled Internet and Gaming Addiction

mental health of children and adolescents

Mental Health of Children and Adolescents During COVID-19

Stigma

Overcoming Stigma in Recovery: National Silence the Shame Day

staying sober during a pandemic

Staying Sober During a Pandemic

COVID Claustrophobia

Preventing COVID Claustrophobia: 10 Things You Can Do Right Now

Talk to Your Child About Coronavirus

How to Talk to Children About Coronavirus

Stress and Your Brain

The Impact of Stress on Your Brain

Alcohol Rehab for Older Adults

Alcohol Rehab for Older Adults in Mississippi

Signs of Disordered Eating

The Difference Between Eating Disorders and Disordered Eating

Autism Assessment

Autism Assessment | What to Expect from Your Child’s Evaluation

Smartphone Addiction in Children

New Study: 25% of Children Showing Signs of Smartphone Addiction

Is Sex Addiction Real?

Is Sex Addiction Real? Insight into Compulsive Sexual Behavior

Teen and Young Adult Mental Illness

Mental Illness in Teens and Young Adults

Sleep Deprivation

The Dangers of Intentional Sleep Deprivation

Gambling Disorder

Treat Gambling Addiction as an Illness

Young Professionals Self-Harm

Self-Harm in Young Professionals

Marijuana and Psychosis

New Evidence Links Marijuana and Psychosis

woman sitting on bed thinking

Drunkorexia: What You Should Know

key signs and symptoms of addiction

Key Signs and Symptoms of Addiction

hurricane

Hurricanes are a Relapse Danger for Former Addicts | Make a Plan

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Does Your Child Have a Technology Addiction?

TMS treatment

TMS: Exploring a Cutting-Edge Depression Treatment

woman with backpack looking out

Link Between Teen Substance Use and Perception of Control

postpartum

Postpartum Anxiety: The “Hidden Disorder” Affecting New Moms

Caroline Smith

Self-Care is the Best Care

gambling

Cross Addiction: Replacing Substances with Compulsive Behaviors

research books

America’s Opioid Epidemic: Recent Studies and Reports

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Maintaining an Honest Recovery During the Holidays

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Bullying and Our Kids

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Warning Signs of Suicide

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Warning Signs of Eating Disorders

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Recovery and Emerging Adulthood

Pat Calabrese

The Holidays are Here!

Ted Crawford

Explaining Addiction in the Wake of the Opioid Crisis

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Pine Grove’s Evaluation Center now offers Adult ADHD and Neuropsychological Evaluations

Ted Crawford

National PTSD Awareness Day

Caroline Smith

Eating Disorders: What’s the big deal?

Ted Crawford

Be the Tortoise

Ted Crawford

Taming the Christmas Crazy

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A Stress Free Holiday

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Ashley Madison and Sexual Addiction

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What is Sexual Addiction?

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Pine Grove supports UNITE to Face Addiction

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Sexual addiction or normal sexual behavior?

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Celebrating Mothers

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Musings on Love and Addiction

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Getting Un-stuck

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Getting Started

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Peace Within Peace Without

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

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Keeping New Year Resolutions

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New Years Resolution or Addiction?

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Thanksgiving and Gratitude

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Pine Grove’s Sexual Addiction Treatment Program Announces Name Change

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Days of Hope

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Rock Bottom

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Step Three: Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood him

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10 Years and Counting

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National Depression Screening Day

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Samantha and Tebow

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Pine Grove Family Program

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The Days of Hope

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Spotlight: Pine Grove Books and Gifts

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Psychology Internship Re-accredited

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Step Two: Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity

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Christian Marriage Renewal

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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Christian Personal Freedom Workshop

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What is Pine Grove and the Days of Hope?

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Displaced Hunger: The Truth about Eating Disorders

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Integrated Treatment of Eating Disorders and Substance Abuse

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Holiday Stress and Peace

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Gratitude

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Unique Intensive Workshops

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Challenges of Going Back to School

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Taming Your Temper

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Anger

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When the Last Child Leaves Home: The Empty Nest Experience

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Codependency

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What Is Addiction, Really?

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How to be neurotic and miserable

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Recovery and the Holidays

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The Gift of Change

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Sexual Addiction Interview with Dr. Patrick Carnes

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What Is Stress?

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Warning Signs of Chemical Dependency

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How to Recognize the Symptoms of Chemical Dependency

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Depression

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How to Avoid Burnout

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Teaching Children How to Deal with Conflict

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Diagnosing Dependency

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