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The Effect of COVID-19 and Mental Health Part 1

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With the uncertainty of when our lives will get back to business as usual, many people that have never experienced a mental health disorder are beginning to understand what anxiety and depression are like. This new, overwhelming feeling can leave them feeling lost during times of isolation. Mental health disorders do not discriminate – it […]

3 Creative Activities to Do While You Stay at Home

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Many states have issued “stay home, stay healthy” orders to help flatten the curve of the COVID-19 virus. This leaves most people with a lot more time at home whether they are working, teaching their children lessons or trying to find creative activities to occupy their time. There are the obvious items being suggested; read […]

Managing Anxiety During Times of Uncertainty

Managing Anxiety

Did you know that anxiety is the most common mental health condition in the US? Over 40 million people over the age of 18 are managing anxiety. That’s over 18% of the total population. These numbers are without factors like the current pandemic that forced schools and some businesses to temporarily close and order multiple […]

The Importance of Online Recovery Resources with Social Distancing

Online Recovery Resources

With many businesses closed and restrictions set on how many people can gather together during this time of social distancing, people need to know where to go for recovery support. Are there online recovery resources? What about over the phone? Staying active in the recovery community is vital, especially in early recovery. The great news […]

COVID-19 Update and Online Recovery Meetings

Covid-19 Updates

During this time of daily or even hourly updates with new information, restrictions and other COVID-19 details, we want to share what we are doing at Lifeline Connections in response to COVID-19. We continue to follow all the necessary CDC cleanliness guidelines to ensure a safe, sanitary environment and have postponed/cancelled all upcoming events that […]

Teens and Substance Use Disorder

Teens and Substance Use

Did you know that regardless of alcohol being illegal for adults under 21, people from 12 to 20 years of age consume about one-tenth of all alcohol in the US? This accounts for so many teens and substance use disorder they face each year. How does it begin? Whether in the form of drugs or […]

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month

Problem Gambling

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month. But what exactly is Problem Gambling? It’s an urge to gamble continuously despite negative consequences or a desire to stop. There is a fine line between gambling occasionally and it being a problem. Anyone can be affected by gambling disorder, regardless of who they are or where they come […]

Spring Cleaning for Your Mental Health

Spring Cleaning for Mental Health

We have all heard the term ‘spring cleaning’ when it comes to organizing your home, office or garage. A lot of people go through their cupboards and closets getting rid of things they no longer need or use. But what does it mean for your mental health? Think of it like removing negative things and […]

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