By Morgan Young – Vice President Client Services/Public Entities – Homes Murphy & Associates
COVID-19 – the term everyone in the world is very intimately familiar with right now. As I’m writing this, I’m sitting here at my kitchen table with my Kindergarten and 1st grade girls who are out of school. I’m trying to keep them occupied while I try and work. Nothing about today’s environment is normal. This is a time of high anxiety, fear of the unknown and worry about ourselves and loved ones. However, we are here for you. Read that again – WE ARE HERE FOR YOU!
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By Shannon Clairemont
By the ripe old age of seven I’d learned to do everything by myself. I cooked. I cleaned. Did the laundry. I also worried constantly that the cops were going to come into my house and take me away from my parents – both of whom were actively struggling with addiction. While I’ve never been addicted to drugs or alcohol myself, I know as well as anyone else just how devastating addiction can be to families like mine. My name is Shannon and this is my addiction recovery story.
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By Safe Call Now Admin Staff
Post-traumatic stress disorder, which is often shortened to PTSD, is a significant problem that impacts countless people across the country. Individuals can develop PTSD following a car accident, a traumatic experience, childhood trauma, or even experiences related to combat.
Those who suffer from PTSD are often subjected to flashbacks that might be triggered at any time. Symptoms of PTSD often include shakes, sleepless nights, emotional lability, depression, anxiety, and changes in appetite. The quality of life issues that are created by PTSD can make it hard for someone to go to school, hold down a job, or even carry out their daily routine. Therefore, it is important for everyone to understand the various treatment options available for PTSD. Individuals who suffer from this disorder are often asked to take prescription medications. Unfortunately, these medications can also have serious side effects. This is where Neurotherapy can be helpful.
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