When a family member decides to take their own life they leave a legacy of pain. Although this might be an unintended side effect it does not minimize the pain experienced by the surviving family members. While we can never really know how much pain another is experiencing.
All too often it is the tragic loss of a celebrity that brings mental illness to the forefront of our minds. In losing Robin Williams to suicide, the press has been abuzz with words like “suicide,” “depression,” “mental illness,” and “addiction.” What has not been as frequently mentioned is a key component in managing all…Details
Peter Larmon CBHT, CAICI Lifeskills South Florida Peter is a proud member of the PBCSAC Relapse Prevention Task Force. A life-long musician, he has found he is also passionate about recovery. As a person in long-term recovery, which for him means not having used a drink or drug since March 2007, he is working to…Details
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In your busy life, whether it is school or work, how often do you get caught up in the motions? Sometimes it feels like you are a robot walking around, being cordial with others but not feeling satisfied. This lack of satisfaction may stem from not knowing your purpose and direction in life. Without purpose…Details
Do you ever feel panicked because you are unsure of why your parents, friends and spouse make statements or behave strangely towards you? Frustration that your loved one doesn’t understand you, may feel like they are giving up on you. Thoughts that may cross your mind ; “Are they abandoning me?” and “Are they hurting…Details
We have begun construction on a new residential living space that will accommodate an additional 10 clients.
The American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) held its annual meeting and symposium December 8-11, 2011 in Scottsdale, AZ. AAAP is an international professional membership organization founded in 1985 with approximately 1,000 members.