Thursday, December 12th, 2019

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The Dangers of Intentional Sleep Deprivation

Thursday, December 12th, 2019
Sleep Deprivation

The Dangers of Intentional Sleep Deprivation

A Disturbing New Trend The human body needs sleep, just as it needs air and food. During this time, you are able to restore chemical balances and heal, while writing [...]

Marijuana and Psychosis

New Evidence Links Marijuana and Psychosis

As more and more states legalize marijuana, use of this drug has become more common and more socially palatable than in years past. Many people may falsely assume that [...]

Drunkorexia: What You Should Know

College students are a demographic heavily affected by both binge drinking and disordered eating. At times, these behaviors may combine to create something even more dangerous.The slang term [...]

Self-Care is the Best Care

Caroline Smith, MS, LPC, CSAT-S, CMAT-S Director of Pine Grove's Intensive Workshops Sustained recovery requires us to move from unconscious bargains with suffering into a new conscious covenant with the authentic-self. As [...]

Bullying and Our Kids

Patricia Calabrese, PMHNP-BC “What’s happening to our kids?” is a question that I hear all the time. The news is filled with children demonstrating all kinds of violent behaviors [...]

Warning Signs of Eating Disorders

Over 30 million Americans have some type of eating disorder and while each problem is unique, eating disorders do have warning signals. Here are some signs that might indicate a [...]

Recovery and Emerging Adulthood

by Next Step Clinical Director Vanessa Cox, Next Step Counselor Lejejuande Magee, and Next Step Counselor Associate Susan Hinton According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration [...]

The Holidays are Here!

by Patricia Calabrese, PMHNP Pine Grove’s Outpatient Services The fact that holidays are at the end of our calendar year is very apropos. It marks a time to review [...]

National PTSD Awareness Day

Ted Crawford, M.S., LMFTClinical Therapist, Pine Grove’s Outpatient Services June 27th is National PTSD Awareness Day. There has been no shortage of traumatic events so far in 2016, and [...]

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