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Archive for March 2019

Post-Acute Withdrawal

There are two stages of withdrawal that a person addicted to drugs and/or alcohol experience. Most people are aware of the initial stage: acute withdrawal. Moderate symptoms of acute withdrawal may include sweating, heart palpitations, muscle tension, tightness in the chest, difficulty breathing, tremors, nausea, vomiting, and/or diarrhea. More extreme, and sometimes life-threatening, withdrawal symptoms…

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Blessings During Lent

During the season of Lent, many Christians are reminded to examine their lives, repent, and prepare for a new life in Jesus Christ.  Many also “give up” something during the 40 days to remember the way Jesus was tempted but refrained from sin. I decided this Lent to list a “blessing” each of the 40…

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10 Things To Know About Autism Spectrum Disorder

One in 68 children in the United States will be diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, according to data completed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC,2014). Males are 4.5 times more likely to be diagnosed with ASD compared to females as the CDC reports 1 in 42 boys and 1 in 189 girls…

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Let’s Talk About Sex!

Did you know that most children have had some sort of conversation with a peer about sex by the time they are 8 years old? And did you know that most children have viewed pornography by the time they are 14 years old? And did you also know that most adolescents will never bother to…

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