A Long Term Recovery Story from Alex
A long term recovery story My name is Alex. I am in long term recovery, which means I have not had a drink or used any mind altering substance since January 10th 2010. When it began I started drinking at the age of 17. My goal in life at that point was to feel worth […]
Tips for Safe Trick-or-Treating
What are your plans to ensure a safe trick-or-treating experience? Each year most parents provide ground rules for their children, especially younger ones prior to the annual Halloween tradition of trick-or-treating. Standard safety tips Stay together in a group Never eat opened
What are Anxiety Disorders?
Do you know the difference between anxiety disorders? People may know what anxiety feels like but it isn’t easy to understand the variety of anxiety disorders and how they are classified. All of them have one thing in common: An excessive or persistent worry that may not be
Indoor Fall Activities
Explore indoor fall activities to stay warm and active With the impending cooler, fall weather and lack of public indoor places open, it can be hard to think of indoor activities to do with the family or on your own. Carve or decorate pumpkins Whether you choose to visit a pumpki
Men’s Low-Intensity Residential Treatment Coming to Bellingham
Men’s Low-Intensity Residential (Substance Use and Mental Health) Treatment Coming to Bellingham Lifeline Connections in partnership with the Opportunity Council is excited to announce the opening of our Men’s Low-Intensity Residential Program. This new substance use and ment
What is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)?
What is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)? Do you know what Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is? Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) SAD is a form of depression that is related to seasonal change; more prevalent in the fall and winter. There are a lot of factors that contribute to
National Depression Screening Day
What is National Depression Screening Day? Today is National Depression Screening Day. Many mental health organizations participate to encourage screening, including Mental Health America. They have a B4Stage4 campaign with the stage 4 often attributed to the stages of cancer or
What Kind of Person Do You Want to Be?
What kind of person do you want to be? What kind of person do you want to be when times are stressful, divisive or just plain hard? Countless people are experiencing more stress, anxiety or depression than they ever have. Let alone, those that have for the first time in their liv