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Lets make a Health Connection Podcast 6 Front Line Workers to the Front of the Line

LHC - Hello and welcome to a very special edition of, "Let's Make a Health Connection." I'm James from Local Health Connect, and we're talking to Jennifer Barber about a very ...

Lets make a Health Connection Podcast 6 Front Line Workers to the Front of the Line
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Spinal Cord Stimulation

Spinal Cord Stimulation provides alternative pain control. With pain medication regulation becoming more stringent every year at both the state and federal level some patients are suffering while some doctors are ...

Spinal Cord Stimulation
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Vesta Domestic Violence Resources

In an effort to leverage the power of collective action, Vesta has compiled a resource document to provide better support and advocacy for victims of domestic violence. This resource document provides ...

Vesta Domestic Violence Resources
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Can a stuffed animal help your loved one with dementia?

If you are caring for a loved one with dementia, you may have struggled with finding ways to keep them calm and engaged. Have you ever considered a stuffed animal? Don"t ...

Can a stuffed animal help your loved one with dementia?
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The Beauty of a Spectrum

The fact that Autism Spectrum Disorder exists as a spectrum means all people can place themselves somewhere on this spectrum. Indeed, the characteristics that make up autism are part of how ...

The Beauty of a Spectrum
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Narcotics Anonymous (LGBT Meetings)

Address: 2200 Broadway St City: Vancouver State: WA Description: Rainbow Circle" (LGBT NA group) meets Mondays 7-8PM. Open meetings, Gay Lesbian members, Topic meeting. ASL Interpreted on 4th Monday of the month. Telephone: (360) 703-0990 Website ADA Accessible: ...

Narcotics Anonymous (LGBT Meetings)
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SafeChoice Domestic Violence Program

The SafeChoice Program advocates for, educates, and supports those affected by domestic violence. SafeChoice has been a leader in providing domestic violence services to Clark County since 1974. In addition to ...

SafeChoice Domestic Violence Program
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Aces connection

Handouts for parents about Understanding ACEs, toxic stress, resilience & Parenting with ACEs This brand new flyer us based on the work of Donna Jackson Nakazawa who worked with us and generously ...

Aces connection
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Signs of Postpartum Depression

Postpartum Awareness It"s hard to believe that the birth of a baby would bring emotions other than joy, elatement, and hope. So many positive emotions surface when seeing new life enter the world. ...

Signs of Postpartum Depression
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Getting Ourselves Worked Up

Our capacity to cope successfully with life"s challenges far outstrips our capacity to feel nervousness. Yet in the weeks, days, and hours leading up to an event that we believe will ...

Getting Ourselves Worked Up
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Facing the Pain: A Four Step Plan for Those Who Hurt

"Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it." Helen Keller No person is immune from pain, no matter how incredible their life may seem ...

Facing the Pain: A Four Step Plan for Those Who Hurt
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Queer Youth Spiritual Resources

FEATURED LOCAL LGBTQ AFFIRMING CHURCHES FIND AN LGBTQ AFFIRMING SPIRITUAL CONGREGATION NATIONAL LGBTQ AFFIRMING CHURCH DIRECTORIES NATIONAL LGBTQ SPIRITUAL RESOURCE COMMUNITIES AFFIRMATION: LGBTQ MORMONS, FAMILIES & FRIENDS MUSLIM ALLIANCE FOR SEXUAL AND GENDER DIVERSITY ...

Queer Youth Spiritual Resources
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Sleep Disordered Breathing: What It Is & How to Treat It

Are you or a loved one experiencing sudden mood swings, loud snoring or tossing and turning throughout the night, or just a lack of energy? Believe it or not, this could be ...

Sleep Disordered Breathing: What It Is & How to Treat It
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Domestic Violence

The Vancouver Police Department is actively involved in a coordinated community response against Domestic Violence that includes participation in the Clark County Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Task Force and the ...

Domestic Violence
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This Is How To Have A Conversation With Your Partner

What if there was a way you could get your point across without raising the other person"s defenses? Maybe this is a question that has only occurred to me, but I have ...

This Is How To Have A Conversation With Your Partner

Abuse

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The mental trick that helped me claw way my back from debilitating anxiety

Throughout my teens and the entirety of my twenties, it seemed like I was weathering one health-related disaster after another. At fifteen, I was hospitalized with ovarian cysts giant, fluid-filled sacs ...

The mental trick that helped me claw way my back from debilitating anxiety
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Anger Management in downtown Vancouver Wa.

Designed to teach non-violence, accountability, conflict resolution, boundary setting, assertiveness instead of aggression, and a variety of other concepts related to being less controlling and abusive. ...

Anger Management in downtown Vancouver Wa.
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Make Sure You Know the Signs of Teen Drug Use

Teenagers may be involved with drugs in various ways. Experimentation at this age is common. Unfortunately, most teens do not realize how their actions affect their futures. They might think they ...

Make Sure You Know the Signs of Teen Drug Use
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The Recovery Village

No one is immune to substance use disorder. It can strike anyone at any time, regardless of age, gender, nationality, ethnicity, class or sexual orientation. However, some groups are more at ...

The Recovery Village
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Children's Justice Center

Arthur D. Curtis Children's Justice Center is a nationally accredited Children's Advocacy Center that provides a safe, child-focused place for alleged child victims of criminal-level abuse and their non-offending family members. The ...

Children's Justice Center
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Stimulant Addiction and Abuse

Stimulants are a broad classification that includes many different substances. These drugs include common compounds such as caffeine and nicotine, illicit substances such as cocaine and meth, and prescription amphetamines such ...

Stimulant Addiction and Abuse
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17 Signs You're Codependent (AKA Addicted To Relationships)

Codependency is a misunderstood term that is severely overused. For those who are actually afflicted by this condition, it is not something to be taken lightly. It permeates your whole life ...

17 Signs You're Codependent (AKA Addicted To Relationships)
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Protect our Defenders

Aviation Commander Darchelle was raped by a colleague. Despite DNA evidence of the rape, the perpetrator was found not guilty and Darchelle"s reenlistment was denied. Now she is speaking out to ...

Protect our Defenders
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Report Abuse & Neglect of a Vulnerable Adult

Call 1-866-ENDHARM (1-866-363-4276*) if you: suspect abuse or neglect of a vulnerable adult Call 9-1-1 if a child or adult is in an emergency situation. Types and Signs of Abuse It has been estimated that ...

Report Abuse & Neglect of a Vulnerable Adult
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YWCA- Safe Choice, SW Washington

The SafeChoice Program advocates for, educates, and supports those affected by domestic violence. SafeChoice has been a leader in providing domestic violence services to Clark County since 1974. In addition to ...

YWCA- Safe Choice, SW Washington
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Taking Care Of Our Veterans' Caregivers

Informal caregivers are a lifeline for veterans and a critical part of our health care system. The RAND Corporation estimates that informal caregivers for veterans save the United States millions of ...

Taking Care Of Our Veterans' Caregivers
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Sexual Assault Program - YWCA

Our Sexual Assault Program provides 24-hour legal, medical, and emotional support to victims of sexual assault and their families. We also offer advocacy, support groups, counseling, community outreach, and education opportunities. If ...

Sexual Assault Program - YWCA
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How to help a friend who is being abused

According to the National Domestic Violence Hotline, some warning signs include the following:1 Their partner insults them in front of other people. They are constantly worried about making their partner angry. They make excuses ...

How to help a friend who is being abused
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Vancouver Intergroup Alcoholics Anonymous

AA meetings throughout the Vancouver Area. If you need help, please come!! If you need to talk to someone RIGHT NOW, call this number: 360-694-3870 Looking for service opportunities? ...

Vancouver Intergroup Alcoholics Anonymous
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Washington State Adult Protective Services

Adult Protective Services (APS) is dedicated to serving vulnerable adults. We investigate reports about abuse, abandonment, neglect, exploitation and self-neglect of vulnerable adults in Washington State. We collaborate with other agencies ...

Washington State Adult Protective Services

Acceptance And Commitment Therapy (ACT)

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Mental health issues often unreported among firefighters

With the suicide rate among firefighters becoming more prevalent, along with the number of mental health issues such as post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, depression, alcohol and substance abuse, the once taboo ...

Mental health issues often unreported among firefighters

Addiction - Gambling

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SMART Recovery

Self-Management And Recovery Training (SMART) is a global community of mutual-support groups. At meetings, participants help one another resolve problems with any addiction (to drugs or alcohol or to activities such ...

SMART Recovery
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The mental trick that helped me claw way my back from debilitating anxiety

Throughout my teens and the entirety of my twenties, it seemed like I was weathering one health-related disaster after another. At fifteen, I was hospitalized with ovarian cysts giant, fluid-filled sacs ...

The mental trick that helped me claw way my back from debilitating anxiety
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Refuge Recovery

What is Refuge Recovery? We are a peer-led movement using buddhist-inspired practices and principles, combined with successful recovery community structures, to overcome addiction. We offer recovery from all forms of addiction through ...

Refuge Recovery
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Tribe offers gambling addiction services

Before ilani even opened in April 2017, the Cowlitz Tribe promised it would fund therapy for compulsive gamblers. That service became a reality this summer. Anyone struggling with a gambling addiction can ...

Tribe offers gambling addiction services
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How can I tell if someone may have a gambling problem?

How can I tell if someone may have a gambling problem? Individuals who answer "yes" to one or more of these questions may wish to seek help: Am I spending more time and ...

How can I tell if someone may have a gambling problem?
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The Recovery Village

No one is immune to substance use disorder. It can strike anyone at any time, regardless of age, gender, nationality, ethnicity, class or sexual orientation. However, some groups are more at ...

The Recovery Village
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Gambling Addiction

Think gambling is not a "real" addiction? Check out these startling statistics from a study by the University of Buffalo: If you live within 10 miles of a casino, the risk is ...

Gambling Addiction

Addiction - Sex

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The mental trick that helped me claw way my back from debilitating anxiety

Throughout my teens and the entirety of my twenties, it seemed like I was weathering one health-related disaster after another. At fifteen, I was hospitalized with ovarian cysts giant, fluid-filled sacs ...

The mental trick that helped me claw way my back from debilitating anxiety
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Refuge Recovery

What is Refuge Recovery? We are a peer-led movement using buddhist-inspired practices and principles, combined with successful recovery community structures, to overcome addiction. We offer recovery from all forms of addiction through ...

Refuge Recovery
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FAQs for Partners of Sex Addicts

So you think your significant other is a sex addict? This list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) and their answers may help shed light on the topic for you. What is sex ...

FAQs for Partners of Sex Addicts
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SMART Recovery

Self-Management And Recovery Training (SMART) is a global community of mutual-support groups. At meetings, participants help one another resolve problems with any addiction (to drugs or alcohol or to activities such ...

SMART Recovery

Addiction Gambling

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How to Help Someone With a Gambling Problem

Many people can enjoy gambling without it becoming a problem, but over time, some people develop a gambling addiction that can ruin their lives. Compulsive gambling is a progressive illness, so ...

How to Help Someone With a Gambling Problem

ADHD

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ADHD, Do We Really Have Treatment Options?

Michael just couldn"t sit still, he couldn"t pay attention. He seemed "jumpy" at school and worst of all, the school nurse humiliated him in front of his friends reminding him to ...

ADHD, Do We Really Have Treatment Options?
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Banish Burnout: A free e-book with practical methods to reduce stress and sleep better.

Banish Burnout: A free e-book with practical methods to reduce stress and sleep better.
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Tips for Managing Adult ADHD

If you have ADHD, everything from paying the bills on time to keeping up with work, family, and social demands can seem overwhelming. But it"s possible to cope with ADHD symptoms, ...

Tips for Managing Adult ADHD
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ADHD May Be on the Rise in U.S. Children

According to a new study published in JAMA Network Open, diagnoses of children with ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) have increased significantly since 1997. Researchers found that the diagnosis rate for children with ...

ADHD May Be on the Rise in U.S. Children
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Waiting in the Rain

Two months in a row, the story we have to share includes a child so excited to see her mentor, she would wait for her arrivalthis one often outside, even in ...

Waiting in the Rain
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Cure?

Do you find it hard to concentrate? Do you have periods of prolonged restlessness? Do you know someone who might exhibit these symptoms? ADHD, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, is one of ...

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Cure?
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The mental trick that helped me claw way my back from debilitating anxiety

Throughout my teens and the entirety of my twenties, it seemed like I was weathering one health-related disaster after another. At fifteen, I was hospitalized with ovarian cysts giant, fluid-filled sacs ...

The mental trick that helped me claw way my back from debilitating anxiety
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Nourishing Your ADHD Child

When your child has ADHD, working to improve their overall nutrition is a top priority. Boosting their nutritional intake can provide excellent benefits and enhance their total well-being and focus. Although ...

Nourishing Your ADHD Child

Adoption

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Core Issues in Adoption

Adoption is a lifelong process for everyone involved, with significant emotional and legal impacts. The classic "Seven Core Issues in Adoption," published in the early 1980s, outlined the seven lifelong issues ...

Core Issues in Adoption

Aging

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Five Steps to Owning Your Health

At any age, you should feel that you are thriving. However, maintaining your overall health and well-being often requires different things as the years roll on. Here are some ways that ...

Five Steps to Owning Your Health
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How COVID-19 Affects the Mental Health of Seniors

C O V I D-19 has affected everyone in a lot of different ways." If you are in the 65 and up age group it has probably limited your social interaction ...

How COVID-19 Affects the Mental Health of Seniors
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I'm a Senior

Do you need help with in home care? Are you looking for a senior meal site near you? Where do you turn when you have questions or concerns about public or ...

I'm a Senior
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How to deal with loneliness

It"s normal to feel lonely. It"s okay to feel the indescribable sadness that accompanies this feeling, too. And as isolated and disconnected as you might feel, the experience of loneliness doesn"t ...

How to deal with loneliness
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Mental health linked to cardiovascular health

In 2019, National Institute of Mental Health data suggested that nearly 51.5 million adults in the United States had some form of mental health condition. As the COVID-19 pandemic raged on, the ...

Mental health linked to cardiovascular health
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How to help a friend who is being abused

According to the National Domestic Violence Hotline, some warning signs include the following:1 Their partner insults them in front of other people. They are constantly worried about making their partner angry. They make excuses ...

How to help a friend who is being abused
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Helping the Aging Stay in Their Own Homes and Connect to Community

Villages Clark County is a grassroots organization of members and volunteers who believe in the power of community, working together to enhance members" lives through personal connections, educational and social programs, ...

Helping the Aging Stay in Their Own Homes and Connect to Community
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The Most Common Issues of Aging

Thanks to new medications and surgical techniques, people are living longer. However, the body we had at 55 will be very different from the body we have at 75. Many issues, ...

The Most Common Issues of Aging
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Meals on Wheels - Clark County

Meals on Wheels are nutritious meals that are delivered Monday through Thursday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. We serve seniors who live in Multnomah or Washington counties in Oregon & Clark ...

Meals on Wheels - Clark County
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The Future of Fall Management

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Tiger King won"t be the only reasons we"ll remember 2020 for a long time to come. For all its faults, the year was a great leap forward in ...

The Future of Fall Management
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Creativity And Engagement Through Crafting

Crafting is something that many of us enjoy, regardless of age. Old and young alike, there is something wonderfully calming and nostalgic about sitting down with needles and yarn, paint and ...

Creativity And Engagement Through Crafting
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Life Hack: Top 3 Basic Needs of Seniors

Do you live with a senior? If so, this blog can come in handy for you. As the leading Adult Family Home in Vancouver, Washington, we would like to share with ...

Life Hack: Top 3 Basic Needs of Seniors
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When is it Time for Respite Care?

Being a caregiver is a full-time job. It can be stressful and demanding, without much opportunity for a break. That"s why Leisure Care communities offer respite care. No matter what is ...

When is it Time for Respite Care?
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How Thriving Seniors Are Saying Goodbye to Isolation and Hello to Aging in Community

Many middle-income Baby Boomers are rethinking how they will spend their golden years. Most watched as their parents stayed in their home with the help of caregivers before transitioning to a ...

How Thriving Seniors Are Saying Goodbye to Isolation and Hello to Aging in Community
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Visiting Angels Caregiver resource in Vancouver, Wa and surrounding areas

When I was working as a social worker in our local Emergency Department, I would often refer to Visiting Angels. They consistently impressed me with their promptness, and compassionate care to ...

Visiting Angels Caregiver resource in Vancouver, Wa and surrounding areas
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Community Services and Resources for Seniors in Clark, Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties:

Housing Resources Choosing Care in Adult Family Home or Assisted Living Facility Hiring & Working Successfully With In-Home Care Provider Low Income & Subsidized Housing Other Subsidized & Non-Subsidized Affordable Housing Properties Gosection8 Housing Search NW Vancouver Housing ...

Community Services and Resources for Seniors in Clark, Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties:
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I'm a Family Caregiver

The physical, emotional and financial challenges of caring for an adult family member living with a chronic illness or disability can be tough. Balancing this important role with a full time ...

I'm a Family Caregiver
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Spinal Cord Stimulation

Spinal Cord Stimulation provides alternative pain control. With pain medication regulation becoming more stringent every year at both the state and federal level some patients are suffering while some doctors are ...

Spinal Cord Stimulation

Alcohol Abuse

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SMART Recovery

Self-Management And Recovery Training (SMART) is a global community of mutual-support groups. At meetings, participants help one another resolve problems with any addiction (to drugs or alcohol or to activities such ...

SMART Recovery
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The Recovery Village

No one is immune to substance use disorder. It can strike anyone at any time, regardless of age, gender, nationality, ethnicity, class or sexual orientation. However, some groups are more at ...

The Recovery Village
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Opioid Addiction & Treatment

If you or someone you love is addicted to opioids, then you know that kicking the habit & taking back control is no simple task, & going cold turkey is much ...

Opioid Addiction & Treatment
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Drug & Alcohol Rehab in Vancouver, Washington

Choosing rehab in Vancouver, WA, allows patients battling addiction to take advantage of the beautiful and historic landscape of the city. Planning for recovery from drug addiction in Clark County takes ...

Drug & Alcohol Rehab in Vancouver, Washington
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Cedar Hills Hospital- Military program

Cedar Hills Hospital is dedicated to providing outstanding care and treatment to the men and women who bravely serve the United States Armed Force including active duty, family members, and veterans. Our ...

Cedar Hills Hospital- Military program
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Mental Health & Substance Use Disorder Services - Lifeline Connections Vancouver Office

Our treatment programs let you work with skilled and deeply compassionate healthcare professionals who value your privacy and understand what the journey to recovery takes. They"ll help you navigate the steps ...

Mental Health & Substance Use Disorder Services - Lifeline Connections Vancouver Office
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3 TREATMENT MODALITIES TO EXPECT IN AN ALCOHOL REHAB CENTER IN VANCOUVER WA

Alcohol use disorder is quickly becoming a widespread problem in the United States. Some statistics say that one in eight people are addicted to alcohol. Other experts tell us that thousands ...

3 TREATMENT MODALITIES TO EXPECT IN AN ALCOHOL REHAB CENTER IN VANCOUVER WA
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Refuge Recovery

What is Refuge Recovery? We are a peer-led movement using buddhist-inspired practices and principles, combined with successful recovery community structures, to overcome addiction. We offer recovery from all forms of addiction through ...

Refuge Recovery
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Effects of Illegal Drugs on the Heart

Illegal drug abuse and addiction are very serious problems that can affect people of all ages, ranging from adults to infants born to mothers who regularly use drugs. Illegal drugs are ...

Effects of Illegal Drugs on the Heart
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Vancouver Intergroup Alcoholics Anonymous

AA meetings throughout the Vancouver Area. If you need help, please come!! If you need to talk to someone RIGHT NOW, call this number: 360-694-3870 Looking for service opportunities? ...

Vancouver Intergroup Alcoholics Anonymous
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The REACH Center for Recovery

The REACH Center is a safe and sober environment open to anyone wanting to participate in a recovery-based, supportive community. REACH is a reminder of our recovery, empowerment, advocacy, community, and ...

The REACH Center for Recovery
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What to do if You Have an Addicted Parent

When any type of family member suffers with an addiction, it's heart wrenching. It's even worse when it's your parent. Perhaps this is a situation you're currently dealing with in your ...

What to do if You Have an Addicted Parent
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Ways To Help an Employee Battling Alcoholism

Research shows that nearly 15 million Americans have an alcohol use disorder, the clinical term for an alcohol addiction or alcoholism, meaning most employers will someday encounter alcoholism in the workplace. ...

Ways To Help an Employee Battling Alcoholism
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I am sober - sobriety app for Android & IOS

Track your sobriety with a community that understands what you"re going through. Build new daily habits and learn from others who are making changes happen. It might feel like you're alone, but you're ...

I am sober - sobriety app for Android & IOS
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Serenity Lane Treatment Center

"Serenity Lane"s Intensive Outpatient Treatment program in Vancouver, WA is a ten-week program of group therapy, individual counseling and education about the disease of addiction. Treatment groups meet three times a ...

Serenity Lane Treatment Center
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Vancouver Washington Drug and Alcohol Addiction Resources

Vancouver, Washington sits on the banks of the powerful Columbia River, and is a family-friendly, beautiful city with views of Mount Hood, Mount Rainier and Mt. St. Helens. Just across the ...

Vancouver Washington Drug and Alcohol Addiction Resources

Alzheimers

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How COVID-19 Affects the Mental Health of Seniors

C O V I D-19 has affected everyone in a lot of different ways." If you are in the 65 and up age group it has probably limited your social interaction ...

How COVID-19 Affects the Mental Health of Seniors
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Visiting Angels Caregiver resource in Vancouver, Wa and surrounding areas

When I was working as a social worker in our local Emergency Department, I would often refer to Visiting Angels. They consistently impressed me with their promptness, and compassionate care to ...

Visiting Angels Caregiver resource in Vancouver, Wa and surrounding areas
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Helping your spouse or partner with Alzheimer's

The news of your diagnosis may or may not be a surprise. As both of you come to terms with this huge change in your life together, your spouse or partner ...

Helping your spouse or partner with Alzheimer's

Anger Management

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Serenity Lane Treatment Center

"Serenity Lane"s Intensive Outpatient Treatment program in Vancouver, WA is a ten-week program of group therapy, individual counseling and education about the disease of addiction. Treatment groups meet three times a ...

Serenity Lane Treatment Center
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Controlling anger before it controls you

Controlling anger before it controls you We all know what anger is, and we've all felt it: whether as a fleeting annoyance or as full-fledged rage. Anger is a completely normal, usually healthy, ...

Controlling anger before it controls you
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How to Deal With Angry Children

A big part of parenting is teaching our children to deal with their emotions. In today"s interview, Director of Mental Health and Communications, Angela Howard interviews Licensed Mental Health Counselor Aynsley ...

How to Deal With Angry Children
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Cedar Hills Hospital- Military program

Cedar Hills Hospital is dedicated to providing outstanding care and treatment to the men and women who bravely serve the United States Armed Force including active duty, family members, and veterans. Our ...

Cedar Hills Hospital- Military program
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Anger Management in downtown Vancouver Wa.

Designed to teach non-violence, accountability, conflict resolution, boundary setting, assertiveness instead of aggression, and a variety of other concepts related to being less controlling and abusive. ...

Anger Management in downtown Vancouver Wa.
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Four Questions You Must Ask Before Filing for Divorce

Divorces are never easy and can get messy. You should make every effort to avoid this unfortunate event, which occurs for 40 to 50 percent of U.S. marriages.1 But if you"re ...

Four Questions You Must Ask Before Filing for Divorce
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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Some of the most important advancements in the diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders in the last decade have come from an improved understanding of trauma and trauma-related disorders. Post-traumatic stress ...

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
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5 Common Mistakes To Anger

Anger is one of the most unpleasant feelings for people to experienceeither in themselves or in others. If you"ve ever been around a raging child, an angsty teen, or a loved ...

5 Common Mistakes To Anger
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Relax like a Boss - 15 Relaxation Techniques To Reduce Stress

Who doesn't need more tools in their tool box for managing stress and anxiety??? Here are some more! ...

Relax like a Boss - 15 Relaxation Techniques To Reduce Stress
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YWCA- Safe Choice, SW Washington

The SafeChoice Program advocates for, educates, and supports those affected by domestic violence. SafeChoice has been a leader in providing domestic violence services to Clark County since 1974. In addition to ...

YWCA- Safe Choice, SW Washington
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7 Powerful Relaxation Techniques

The stress of modern life can make real relaxation an elusive dream. Yet there is no reason life has to be filled with anxiety and stress. If you take some time ...

7 Powerful Relaxation Techniques

Antisocial Personality

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Out Of the Fog

Personality Disorders are serious mental-health conditions which affect millions of people. They are often misunderstood and undiagnosed. ...

Out Of the Fog
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Antisocial personality disorder

People with antisocial personality disorder are unlikely to believe they need help. However, they may seek help from their health care provider because of other symptoms such as depression, anxiety or ...

Antisocial personality disorder

Anxiety

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How to deal with loneliness

It"s normal to feel lonely. It"s okay to feel the indescribable sadness that accompanies this feeling, too. And as isolated and disconnected as you might feel, the experience of loneliness doesn"t ...

How to deal with loneliness
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Relaxation techniques

Relaxation techniquesRelaxation techniques: Try these steps to reduce stress Relaxation techniques can reduce stress symptoms and help you enjoy a better quality of life, especially if you have an illness. Explore relaxation ...

Relaxation techniques
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Nine Essential Qualities of Mindfulness

Most people these days are stressed out by the fast pace of life, economy, and worries about the future. In a recent survey, conducted in the UK, a whopping 86 percent ...

Nine Essential Qualities of Mindfulness
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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Some of the most important advancements in the diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders in the last decade have come from an improved understanding of trauma and trauma-related disorders. Post-traumatic stress ...

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
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Natural Remedies for Anxiety

Anxiety is becoming much more common, with 19% of adults experiencing anxiety every year. Symptoms of anxiety can be cognitive, emotional, or somatic (experienced in the body). Difficulty sleeping, feeling irritable ...

Natural Remedies for Anxiety
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Fear and Anxiety: How they can be helpful and how they are different

Both anxiety and fear can be experienced in a healthy and adaptive way. Both anxiety and fear serve the purpose of keeping you and everyone else out of trouble and alive. Fear ...

Fear and Anxiety: How they can be helpful and how they are different
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What Are Anxiety Disorders?

Anxiety is a normal reaction to stress and can be beneficial in some situations. It can alert us to dangers and help us prepare and pay attention. Anxiety disorders differ from ...

What Are Anxiety Disorders?
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Queer Youth Resource Center - Vancouver

The Queer Youth Resource Center (QYRC) is an established 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to the mission of serving lesbian, gay, bi, pan, trans, nonbinary, intersex, asexual/aromantic, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ ) ...

Queer Youth Resource Center - Vancouver
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The mental trick that helped me claw way my back from debilitating anxiety

Throughout my teens and the entirety of my twenties, it seemed like I was weathering one health-related disaster after another. At fifteen, I was hospitalized with ovarian cysts giant, fluid-filled sacs ...

The mental trick that helped me claw way my back from debilitating anxiety
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Portland DBT Institute- Eating Disorder Intensive Out-patient Program

Our Intensive Outpatient program is intended to provide a higher level of care treatment option for adults struggling with an eating disorder. ...

Portland DBT Institute- Eating Disorder Intensive Out-patient Program
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Relax like a Boss - 15 Relaxation Techniques To Reduce Stress

Who doesn't need more tools in their tool box for managing stress and anxiety??? Here are some more! ...

Relax like a Boss - 15 Relaxation Techniques To Reduce Stress
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Could it be a Panic Attack?

Symptoms You feel anxious, sweaty, nauseated, dizzy, or shaky. You are out of breath and may have pain in your chest or numbness in your hands or feet. It can feel ...

Could it be a Panic Attack?
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Cedar Hills Hospital- Military program

Cedar Hills Hospital is dedicated to providing outstanding care and treatment to the men and women who bravely serve the United States Armed Force including active duty, family members, and veterans. Our ...

Cedar Hills Hospital- Military program
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7 Powerful Relaxation Techniques

The stress of modern life can make real relaxation an elusive dream. Yet there is no reason life has to be filled with anxiety and stress. If you take some time ...

7 Powerful Relaxation Techniques
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ANXIETY CORONAVIRUS [VIDEO]

COVID-19 brings up a lot of fears for uslearning how to sanitize and wash hands, we"re watching our every move, staying 6 feet away, we"re on alert when people cough or ...

ANXIETY CORONAVIRUS [VIDEO]
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Tackling Anxiety

There are many different types of anxiety. Some results from straightforward cause and effect, like facing a test, work deadline, or a known stressor. Other anxiety is more subtle and harder ...

Tackling Anxiety
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Banish Burnout: A free e-book with practical methods to reduce stress and sleep better.

Banish Burnout: A free e-book with practical methods to reduce stress and sleep better.
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How Exercise Tamed Her Anxiety

There was a time when Christine Anderson wouldn"t go near a gym. She lost control of her eating, struggled to climb a flight of stairs and hated the way she looked. ...

How Exercise Tamed Her Anxiety
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Getting Ourselves Worked Up

Our capacity to cope successfully with life"s challenges far outstrips our capacity to feel nervousness. Yet in the weeks, days, and hours leading up to an event that we believe will ...

Getting Ourselves Worked Up
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Understanding Childhood Anxiety

Anxiety is the intense, and oftentimes overwhelming, feeling of being worried, afraid, or nervous. At some point in our lives, we"ve all felt anxious and it is normal to feel some ...

Understanding Childhood Anxiety
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Individual Counseling Services - For Teens Experiencing Anxiety and Depression

In our first session we will get to know each other, build trust and also have fun. It's not serious all the time! As we continue, each session will be based ...

Individual Counseling Services - For Teens Experiencing Anxiety and Depression
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7 Skills to Try When You Feel "Overwhelmed"

Have you ever felt completely overcome by an intense emotions? Have feelings at times felt challenging to manage and overcome? The experience of being "overwhelmed" is uncomfortable and impactful in your ...

7 Skills to Try When You Feel "Overwhelmed"
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The Stigma Project

The Stigma Project: SW Washington. This panel discussion, is the first of four events planned to deepen the conversation around Stigma in SW WA. We are so proud of CAP's team ...

The Stigma Project
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Anxiety Self-management plan

If you have: Severe worry, nervousness, feel anxious or your anxious feelings affect your ability to do your daily activities. Trouble falling asleep or problems sleeping that lasts longer than four ...

Anxiety Self-management plan
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Resources for Coping with COVID-19.

Social Distancing and Mental Health We need each other. Being isolated from other people can make our physical and mental health worse and can especially trigger anxiety and depression. Especially if you ...

Resources for Coping with COVID-19.

Art Therapy

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Colorful Place: Mindful Story and Art for Kids

"A brilliant concept, creatively executed, with beauty, kindness, and fun for all." - Peter, counselor. Children will delight in this mindful journey. BREATHE: venture into the imagination with a story that gently ...

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Let's make a Health Connection Podcast - We explore Art Therapy & EMDR with guest Jocelyn Fitzgerald!

Local Health Connect talks with Jocelyn Fitzgerald about Art Therapy & EMDR. ...

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Art Therapy

Have you had an experience that is difficult or even impossible to put into words? Some experiences are like that; they defy our ability to find language to describe them. Art Therapy ...

Art Therapy

Asperger's Syndrome

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Asperger's Syndrome

Asperger's syndrome (also known as Asperger's Disorder) was first described in the 1940s by Viennese pediatrician Hans Asperger, who observed autism-like behaviors and difficulties with social and communication skills in boys ...

Asperger's Syndrome

Attachment

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Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many.

Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many ...

Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many.
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Rupture and Repair: Emotions, Attunement, and Attachment

"Why do some children become sad, withdrawn, insecure, or angry, whereas others become happy, curious, affectionate, and self-confident?" developmental psychologist Edward Tronick, Ph.D. asked in a 1989 paper called "Emotions and ...

Rupture and Repair: Emotions, Attunement, and Attachment

Autism

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Autism Society of Washington - Southwest Washington (Vancouver)

The mission of the Autism Society of Washington is to transform communities throughout Washington State to improve the lives of individuals with autism. We do this through education and advocacy, and by ...

Autism Society of Washington - Southwest Washington (Vancouver)
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Communication and Autism Personal Reflections

This is an interesting visual that I found at Facebook. The source is Melanie Martinelli from The Little Black Duck, A Visual Communication Consultant. Melanie Martinelli facilitates a group in Australia ...

Communication and Autism Personal Reflections
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The Beauty of a Spectrum

The fact that Autism Spectrum Disorder exists as a spectrum means all people can place themselves somewhere on this spectrum. Indeed, the characteristics that make up autism are part of how ...

The Beauty of a Spectrum
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Autism Spectrum Disorder Information

The fact that Autism Spectrum Disorder exists as a spectrum means all people can place themselves somewhere on this spectrum. Indeed, the characteristics that make up autism are part of how ...

Autism Spectrum Disorder Information
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Turning Disabilities into Opportunities

"I feel like the Out of Step tool has had this tremendous positive effect on my life, and on me. I feel motivated, I am happier, I feel more confident and ...

Turning Disabilities into Opportunities
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Build-a-bowl: Quick meals with great sauces.

Actually, maybe not such a trend as one we have borrowed from other food cultures. Have you been to one of the healthy fast-food places and fallen in love with their ...

Build-a-bowl: Quick meals with great sauces.
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Many Young Adults With Autism Also Have Mental Health Issues

College involved "many anxiety attacks and many trips home" for Daniel Share-Strom, an autistic 27-year-old motivational speaker in Bradford, Ontario. ...

Many Young Adults With Autism Also Have Mental Health Issues
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Acupuncture and Autism

Acupuncture is a holistic approach in treating and preventing certain diseases. Its main tool are very thin needles that are inserted to targeted points in the body. The body has about ...

Acupuncture and Autism
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Autism Empowerment

Founded by Karen and John Krejcha, the southwest Washington non-profit promotes inclusion and empowerment for all people on the autism spectrum both locally and nationally. One of the founding beliefs and ...

Autism Empowerment

Behavioral Issues

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Washington Council of Behavioral Health

A world in which behavioral health is understood and effective care is universally available. Washington Council for Behavioral Health is a trailblazer for behavioral health in Washington Stateconnecting providers to create a ...

Washington Council of Behavioral Health
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Aces connection

Handouts for parents about Understanding ACEs, toxic stress, resilience & Parenting with ACEs This brand new flyer us based on the work of Donna Jackson Nakazawa who worked with us and generously ...

Aces connection
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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Some of the most important advancements in the diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders in the last decade have come from an improved understanding of trauma and trauma-related disorders. Post-traumatic stress ...

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
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Yes, Your Teen is Crazy!: Loving Your Kid Without Losing Your Mind

Now in paperback! Here is the book that updates the rulebook, giving parents the training and skills they need to transform their teenage children into strong, confident, productive adults. ...

Yes, Your Teen is Crazy!: Loving Your Kid Without Losing Your Mind
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10 Simple Ways to Improve Children's Behavior (Home and School)

Parents and teachers often wonder how to discipline a child with behavior problems. Some children truly have challenging behaviors regardless of what strategies we try. However, many children benefit when the ...

10 Simple Ways to Improve Children's Behavior (Home and School)
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Anger Management in downtown Vancouver Wa.

Designed to teach non-violence, accountability, conflict resolution, boundary setting, assertiveness instead of aggression, and a variety of other concepts related to being less controlling and abusive. ...

Anger Management in downtown Vancouver Wa.
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Visiting Angels Caregiver resource in Vancouver, Wa and surrounding areas

When I was working as a social worker in our local Emergency Department, I would often refer to Visiting Angels. They consistently impressed me with their promptness, and compassionate care to ...

Visiting Angels Caregiver resource in Vancouver, Wa and surrounding areas
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YWCA- Safe Choice, SW Washington

The SafeChoice Program advocates for, educates, and supports those affected by domestic violence. SafeChoice has been a leader in providing domestic violence services to Clark County since 1974. In addition to ...

YWCA- Safe Choice, SW Washington
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Serenity Lane Treatment Center

"Serenity Lane"s Intensive Outpatient Treatment program in Vancouver, WA is a ten-week program of group therapy, individual counseling and education about the disease of addiction. Treatment groups meet three times a ...

Serenity Lane Treatment Center
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7 Powerful Relaxation Techniques

The stress of modern life can make real relaxation an elusive dream. Yet there is no reason life has to be filled with anxiety and stress. If you take some time ...

7 Powerful Relaxation Techniques
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Clark County Behavioral Health

The Clark County Behavioral Health Program works actively with community partners to provide services and support systems, and to address relevant issues towards reducing the impact of substance abuse in our ...

Clark County Behavioral Health
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Children's Behavioral and Emotional Disorders

During a child's developmental years, they are constantly growing and changing. It is imperative to note that one must keep this in mind when diagnosing and treating emotional and behavioral disorders ...

Children's Behavioral and Emotional Disorders

Bereavement & Grief

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Hope Bereavement Services

The death of a loved one is an overwhelming experience. When someone you love is dying or has died, life is forever changed. Hope Bereavement Services, a program of PeaceHealth Southwest Medical ...

Hope Bereavement Services
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Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many.

Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many ...

Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many.

Bipolar

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UNDERSTANDING BIPOLAR DISORDER

There are many misconceptions when it comes to bipolar disorder. Some people do not want to tell others about they are bipolar because they feel ashamed or fear judgement. It would ...

UNDERSTANDING BIPOLAR DISORDER
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Relaxation techniques

Relaxation techniquesRelaxation techniques: Try these steps to reduce stress Relaxation techniques can reduce stress symptoms and help you enjoy a better quality of life, especially if you have an illness. Explore relaxation ...

Relaxation techniques
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The Ketogenic diet in medicine and psychiatry

"This presentation will review the ketogenic diet, its safety, and its use in treating obesity, diabetes, and psychiatric disorders. The ketogenic diet has been used since the 1920's for the treatment ...

The Ketogenic diet in medicine and psychiatry
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The Problem With How We Treat Bipolar Disorder

The last time I saw my old self, I was 27 years old and living in Boston. I was doing well in graduate school, had a tight circle of friends and ...

The Problem With How We Treat Bipolar Disorder
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7 Powerful Relaxation Techniques

The stress of modern life can make real relaxation an elusive dream. Yet there is no reason life has to be filled with anxiety and stress. If you take some time ...

7 Powerful Relaxation Techniques

Borderline Personality

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Relaxation techniques

Relaxation techniquesRelaxation techniques: Try these steps to reduce stress Relaxation techniques can reduce stress symptoms and help you enjoy a better quality of life, especially if you have an illness. Explore relaxation ...

Relaxation techniques
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7 Powerful Relaxation Techniques

The stress of modern life can make real relaxation an elusive dream. Yet there is no reason life has to be filled with anxiety and stress. If you take some time ...

7 Powerful Relaxation Techniques
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11 Subtle Signs Your Mom Might Have Borderline Personality Disorder

Some people are lucky to have a healthy, loving relationship with their mom. But if that's never been the case for you, you might be wondering what happened, what went wrong, ...

11 Subtle Signs Your Mom Might Have Borderline Personality Disorder
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Out Of the Fog

Personality Disorders are serious mental-health conditions which affect millions of people. They are often misunderstood and undiagnosed. ...

Out Of the Fog

Cancer Support

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The three-phased approach to complementary cancer care

My three-phased approach to a healthy garden (also a great way to understand complementary cancer care). Phase 1 Identify factors that allowed cancer to grow in the first place. Cancer is a multifactorial ...

The three-phased approach to complementary cancer care
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Visiting Angels Caregiver resource in Vancouver, Wa and surrounding areas

When I was working as a social worker in our local Emergency Department, I would often refer to Visiting Angels. They consistently impressed me with their promptness, and compassionate care to ...

Visiting Angels Caregiver resource in Vancouver, Wa and surrounding areas
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Pink Lemonade Project

If you are looking for help with finding your way through a new breast cancer diagnosis, are in treatment or in recovery, you are in the right place! Our nonprofit is ...

Pink Lemonade Project
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Prostate Cancer support group for Vancouver and surrounding areas

Welcome to Vancouver Prostate Cancer Support and Awareness (PSA). We are a group of men and their partners who provide information and support for those living with prostate cancer. You are ...

Prostate Cancer support group for Vancouver and surrounding areas
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Local Cancer Support Groups

Local Resources & Support Groups Specialized Support groups We recognize patients" needs for sharing ideas and experiences and drawing strength from others facing the same challenges, and we give patients and their families ...

Local Cancer Support Groups

Caregiver Issues

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HOPE A Dementia Support Group

HOPE Dementia Support provides education at every meeting. Groups are free to attend, and there are a variety of places and times. FREE respite care is available in some groups. See FAQs ...

HOPE A Dementia Support Group
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Senior Resources Guide Vancouver WA

Welcome to Seniors Resource Guide Directory for Vancouver, Washington. This is a comprehensive guide to senior resources in the Greater Vancouver area and Clark County. ...

Senior Resources Guide Vancouver WA
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Banish Burnout: A free e-book with practical methods to reduce stress and sleep better.

Banish Burnout: A free e-book with practical methods to reduce stress and sleep better.
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The Stigma Project

The Stigma Project: SW Washington. This panel discussion, is the first of four events planned to deepen the conversation around Stigma in SW WA. We are so proud of CAP's team ...

The Stigma Project
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Taking Care Of Our Veterans' Caregivers

Informal caregivers are a lifeline for veterans and a critical part of our health care system. The RAND Corporation estimates that informal caregivers for veterans save the United States millions of ...

Taking Care Of Our Veterans' Caregivers
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CDM Caregiver Services

CDM Caregiving Services is Clark County oldest and largest provider of in-home care to the elderly and people of all ages with disabilities. CDM also provides Adult Day Services in our ...

CDM Caregiver Services

Chemical Dependency

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Refuge Recovery

What is Refuge Recovery? We are a peer-led movement using buddhist-inspired practices and principles, combined with successful recovery community structures, to overcome addiction. We offer recovery from all forms of addiction through ...

Refuge Recovery
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The Recovery Village

No one is immune to substance use disorder. It can strike anyone at any time, regardless of age, gender, nationality, ethnicity, class or sexual orientation. However, some groups are more at ...

The Recovery Village
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SMART Recovery

Self-Management And Recovery Training (SMART) is a global community of mutual-support groups. At meetings, participants help one another resolve problems with any addiction (to drugs or alcohol or to activities such ...

SMART Recovery
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Barrier to Rural Opioid Treatment: Distance

People who live in rural counties in five states heavily affected by the opioid epidemic must drive longer distances to obtain methadone, a treatment for opioid addiction, compared to individuals from ...

Barrier to Rural Opioid Treatment: Distance
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Chemical Dependency Outpatient Drug Rehab for Teens

TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT CALL: Vancouver (360) 750-9635 or Spokane (509) 927-1688 Life can easily and quickly be disrupted when one is struggling with substance use disorder. When faced with these obstacles, ...

Chemical Dependency Outpatient Drug Rehab for Teens
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CHEMICAL ADDICTION AND CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY TREATMENT CENTERS

Chemical dependency treatment centers can help individuals who have become addicted to drugs or alcohol break the cycle of dependency and return to a drug-free and sober lifestyle. ...

CHEMICAL ADDICTION AND CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY TREATMENT CENTERS
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Cedar Hills Hospital- Military program

Cedar Hills Hospital is dedicated to providing outstanding care and treatment to the men and women who bravely serve the United States Armed Force including active duty, family members, and veterans. Our ...

Cedar Hills Hospital- Military program
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Serenity Lane Treatment Center

"Serenity Lane"s Intensive Outpatient Treatment program in Vancouver, WA is a ten-week program of group therapy, individual counseling and education about the disease of addiction. Treatment groups meet three times a ...

Serenity Lane Treatment Center

Child Development

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EOCF's Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)

At Educational Opportunities for Children and Families, we believe that every child deserves the opportunity to reach their full potential. We understand that due to historical structural racism, children of color ...

EOCF's Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)
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Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many.

Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many ...

Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many.
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Children's Mental Health Program

Mental illness is shockingly common, affecting almost every American family directly or indirectly. It can strike someone of any background. It can strike at any stage of life from childhood to ...

Children's Mental Health Program
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Tips for Developing Organizational Skills in Children

Developing good organizational skills is a key ingredient for success in school and in life. Although some people by nature are more organized than others, anyone can put routines and systems ...

Tips for Developing Organizational Skills in Children
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Adolescent Health Transition Project

A resource for teens and young adults with special health care needs, chronic illness, physical or developmental disabilities. Transition Process Like other transitions in life, Health Transition is a process, not a one-time ...

Adolescent Health Transition Project
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Raising Healthy Kids

Tips for Parents You play an important role in shaping your children's attitudes toward exercise. Learn some tips to help them be more active. Vaccines for Your Child Babies are born with some natural ...

Raising Healthy Kids
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How to Help Your Child Manage Screen Time

In a world where there are so many devices right at our fingertips, it can be difficult for us to manage screen time. During this past year of the pandemic, it ...

How to Help Your Child Manage Screen Time
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How to Help Your Child Cope with Stress at College: Tips for Parents

The first year at college is the most complicated and stressful for both children and parents. The separation with the family, new responsibilities, challenges with studying, lack of sleep, time and ...

How to Help Your Child Cope with Stress at College: Tips for Parents

Child Therapy

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EOCF's Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)

At Educational Opportunities for Children and Families, we believe that every child deserves the opportunity to reach their full potential. We understand that due to historical structural racism, children of color ...

EOCF's Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)
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Children's Mental Health Program

Mental illness is shockingly common, affecting almost every American family directly or indirectly. It can strike someone of any background. It can strike at any stage of life from childhood to ...

Children's Mental Health Program
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Tips for Developing Organizational Skills in Children

Developing good organizational skills is a key ingredient for success in school and in life. Although some people by nature are more organized than others, anyone can put routines and systems ...

Tips for Developing Organizational Skills in Children
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Raising Healthy Kids

Tips for Parents You play an important role in shaping your children's attitudes toward exercise. Learn some tips to help them be more active. Vaccines for Your Child Babies are born with some natural ...

Raising Healthy Kids
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How to Help Your Child Manage Screen Time

In a world where there are so many devices right at our fingertips, it can be difficult for us to manage screen time. During this past year of the pandemic, it ...

How to Help Your Child Manage Screen Time

Chronic Impulsivity

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Relaxation techniques

Relaxation techniquesRelaxation techniques: Try these steps to reduce stress Relaxation techniques can reduce stress symptoms and help you enjoy a better quality of life, especially if you have an illness. Explore relaxation ...

Relaxation techniques
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Chronic Impulsivity

Chronic Impulsivity is a severe lack of self-regulation. This can take form as an inability to control immediate reactions or troubles concentrating. Impulsiveness makes it difficult to consider consequences of actions, ...

Chronic Impulsivity

Chronic Pain

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Invisible Conditions

If you have been accused of "faking" an illness, you are certainly not alone. Many people struggle with health problems that don"t have a definable cause or currently available diagnostic criteria. ...

Invisible Conditions
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Visiting Angels Caregiver resource in Vancouver, Wa and surrounding areas

When I was working as a social worker in our local Emergency Department, I would often refer to Visiting Angels. They consistently impressed me with their promptness, and compassionate care to ...

Visiting Angels Caregiver resource in Vancouver, Wa and surrounding areas
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Coping With Pain

Physical pain can be so much more than a headache or body ache, it can be debilitating and life altering. When we don't feel well in our body it affects us ...

Coping With Pain
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Why do I have Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue

I Call this section "Old Stuff" because the information it contains has been dealt with over and over again in many of the books that have a handle on FM/CFS. People ...

Why do I have Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue
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Facing the Pain: A Four Step Plan for Those Who Hurt

"Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it." Helen Keller No person is immune from pain, no matter how incredible their life may seem ...

Facing the Pain: A Four Step Plan for Those Who Hurt
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All You Never Knew You Wanted to Know About Pain Management

Pain affects everything: mood, relationships, careers, family, finances, self-esteem and confidence, just to name a few. Pain creates stress, and stress creates more pain a vicious cycle that can be broken ...

All You Never Knew You Wanted to Know About Pain Management
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The Chronic Fatigue Conundrum

Does exercise wear you out instead of give you energy? Are you even able to exercise like you did in the past? Do you become winded if you run up a ...

The Chronic Fatigue Conundrum
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The Ketogenic diet in medicine and psychiatry

"This presentation will review the ketogenic diet, its safety, and its use in treating obesity, diabetes, and psychiatric disorders. The ketogenic diet has been used since the 1920's for the treatment ...

The Ketogenic diet in medicine and psychiatry

Coaching

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What is Health Coaching?

Would Health Coaching benefit me? If you feel as though you could be living a healthier lifestyle but you just aren"t sure where to start, or if you find yourself struggling to ...

What is Health Coaching?
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Wild Heart Society - Health Coaching

What is Health Coaching? Integrative Nutrition Health Coaches help clients focus on both Primary and Secondary Foods to make meaningful and lasting changes to meet their goals. Primary foods include relationships, finances, ...

Wild Heart Society - Health Coaching
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A New Life, Sunny Side Up

Haley"s therapist said she"s a cute little girl but unhappy most of the time. She shows little-to-no joy. She was diagnosed with dysthymia from an early age. To diagnose dysthymia, a ...

A New Life, Sunny Side Up

Codependency

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17 Signs You're Codependent (AKA Addicted To Relationships)

Codependency is a misunderstood term that is severely overused. For those who are actually afflicted by this condition, it is not something to be taken lightly. It permeates your whole life ...

17 Signs You're Codependent (AKA Addicted To Relationships)
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Toxic Loving Understanding Codependency

Are you thinking, "That sounds absurd! How can caring for someone else possibly be toxic?" If so, then please read on. You are on the right track towards a happier and ...

Toxic Loving Understanding Codependency
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Serenity Lane Treatment Center

"Serenity Lane"s Intensive Outpatient Treatment program in Vancouver, WA is a ten-week program of group therapy, individual counseling and education about the disease of addiction. Treatment groups meet three times a ...

Serenity Lane Treatment Center
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Codependency Therapy Vancouver Washington

Are these your go-to phrases? "I don"t know" "Whatever you want" "It doesn"t matter to me" You hate to rock the boat or not please people, and you always put other"s needs above your own. It"s ...

Codependency Therapy Vancouver Washington

Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)

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6 mindfulness exercises, 1 minute each

Here are six short mindfulness exercises you can incorporate into your day if you're not keen on formal meditation. You'll also find many more quick, practical strategies like these in my ...

6 mindfulness exercises, 1 minute each
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Lutheran Community Services Northwest - Mental Health Counseling

Improve Your Life with Our Mental Health Services Get your life on track with our mental health counseling, case management and medication management services in Vancouver and Clark County, Washington. Our clinic ...

Lutheran Community Services Northwest - Mental Health Counseling
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Nine Essential Qualities of Mindfulness

Most people these days are stressed out by the fast pace of life, economy, and worries about the future. In a recent survey, conducted in the UK, a whopping 86 percent ...

Nine Essential Qualities of Mindfulness

Coping Skills

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Should You Let Your Kids Take A Mental Health Day?

Last summer, the story about a CEO who encouraged employees to take mental health days went viral. It led to numerous media stories about the importance of taking care of your ...

Should You Let Your Kids Take A Mental Health Day?
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Relaxation techniques

Relaxation techniquesRelaxation techniques: Try these steps to reduce stress Relaxation techniques can reduce stress symptoms and help you enjoy a better quality of life, especially if you have an illness. Explore relaxation ...

Relaxation techniques
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Vancouver Counseling Associates

COMPASSION We meet you where you are in your journey and provide a safe place for you to share your story free from judgment. EXPERIENCE Each of our counselors brings years of experience, ...

Vancouver Counseling Associates
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BODY IMAGE: OVERCOMING THE FIXATION TO CHANGE

Poor body image, and the constant desire to change our bodies, is a common problem among so many people in our culture. With that in mind, I thought I"d share some ...

BODY IMAGE: OVERCOMING THE FIXATION TO CHANGE
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7 Skills to Try When You Feel "Overwhelmed"

Have you ever felt completely overcome by an intense emotions? Have feelings at times felt challenging to manage and overcome? The experience of being "overwhelmed" is uncomfortable and impactful in your ...

7 Skills to Try When You Feel "Overwhelmed"
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Cedar Hills Hospital- Military program

Cedar Hills Hospital is dedicated to providing outstanding care and treatment to the men and women who bravely serve the United States Armed Force including active duty, family members, and veterans. Our ...

Cedar Hills Hospital- Military program
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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Some of the most important advancements in the diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders in the last decade have come from an improved understanding of trauma and trauma-related disorders. Post-traumatic stress ...

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
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7 Powerful Relaxation Techniques

The stress of modern life can make real relaxation an elusive dream. Yet there is no reason life has to be filled with anxiety and stress. If you take some time ...

7 Powerful Relaxation Techniques
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EOCF's Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)

At Educational Opportunities for Children and Families, we believe that every child deserves the opportunity to reach their full potential. We understand that due to historical structural racism, children of color ...

EOCF's Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)
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Anger Management in downtown Vancouver Wa.

Designed to teach non-violence, accountability, conflict resolution, boundary setting, assertiveness instead of aggression, and a variety of other concepts related to being less controlling and abusive. ...

Anger Management in downtown Vancouver Wa.
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Banish Burnout: A free e-book with practical methods to reduce stress and sleep better.

Banish Burnout: A free e-book with practical methods to reduce stress and sleep better.
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Health Allies

Health Allies Counseling is a group practice that focuses primarily on healing for people affected by trauma, narcissistic abuse, drug and alcohol use, and domestic violence. We serve adults, children and ...

Health Allies
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The Stigma Project

The Stigma Project: SW Washington. This panel discussion, is the first of four events planned to deepen the conversation around Stigma in SW WA. We are so proud of CAP's team ...

The Stigma Project

Couples

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Yes, Your Teen is Crazy!: Loving Your Kid Without Losing Your Mind

Now in paperback! Here is the book that updates the rulebook, giving parents the training and skills they need to transform their teenage children into strong, confident, productive adults. ...

Yes, Your Teen is Crazy!: Loving Your Kid Without Losing Your Mind
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This Is How To Have A Conversation With Your Partner

What if there was a way you could get your point across without raising the other person"s defenses? Maybe this is a question that has only occurred to me, but I have ...

This Is How To Have A Conversation With Your Partner

Crisis

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How To Overcome FEAR and MISINFORMATION about Yourself

Angela Interviews Tony Pound, LMHC on this week"s Zoom Mental Health Series. Below is the process they talk about. Watch to see how you can battle the misinformation you believe about ...

How To Overcome FEAR and MISINFORMATION about Yourself
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Community Mental Health Services

Our Mental Health Team consists of therapists who work together with clients to build awareness in the areas that each client would like to focus, teaching and learning new skills and ...

Community Mental Health Services
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Queer Youth Resource Center - Vancouver

The Queer Youth Resource Center (QYRC) is an established 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to the mission of serving lesbian, gay, bi, pan, trans, nonbinary, intersex, asexual/aromantic, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ ) ...

Queer Youth Resource Center - Vancouver
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Disaster Distress Helpline

The Disaster Distress Helpline, 1-800-985-5990, is a 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. ...

Disaster Distress Helpline
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Clark County Crisis Line - 1-800-626-8137

Who we are The Clark County Crisis Services program office is staffed by a team of mental health professionals and certified peer counselors who are trained in crisis intervention. What to expect We will ...

Clark County Crisis Line - 1-800-626-8137
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Children's Crisis Stabilization Services

Brief services (14 days) are designed to achieve stabilization with families in crisis in order to avoid unnecessary psychiatric hospitalizations. During the 14-day crisis stabilization period, CCS provides an array of ...

Children's Crisis Stabilization Services
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Mental Health Crisis Lines

If you are in a life-threatening situation, please call 911. If you are having a psychiatric emergency in Clark County, you can call 311 to reach a 911 operator and ask for ...

Mental Health Crisis Lines

Critical Incident Debriefing

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Disaster Distress Helpline

The Disaster Distress Helpline, 1-800-985-5990, is a 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. ...

Disaster Distress Helpline
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Critical Incident Stress Debriefing

If you've been through a crisis, you know it's not always easy to get your life back to normal. You may feel anxious, angry, scared, or guilty. ...

Critical Incident Stress Debriefing

Culturally Sensitive

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Online Yoga Classes For Everyone: Come As You Are

Monday Gentle: 9:30-10:45am Wednesday Eve Flow: 7-8pm Friday Unwind/Self Massage Movement: 9:30-10:45am Sunday Practice For All: 10-11:30am welcome! i'm so glad you're here. This is my new online space where I humbly share my experience of ...

Online Yoga Classes For Everyone: Come As You Are

Dance/Movement Therapy

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Online Yoga Classes For Everyone: Come As You Are

Monday Gentle: 9:30-10:45am Wednesday Eve Flow: 7-8pm Friday Unwind/Self Massage Movement: 9:30-10:45am Sunday Practice For All: 10-11:30am welcome! i'm so glad you're here. This is my new online space where I humbly share my experience of ...

Online Yoga Classes For Everyone: Come As You Are

Dementia

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Find a Dementia Services Facility in Vancouver WA

While it is not necessarily a specific disease on its own, dementia is an overall term that describes the grouping of symptoms that go with a decline in memory or thinking ...

Find a Dementia Services Facility in Vancouver WA
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Can a stuffed animal help your loved one with dementia?

If you are caring for a loved one with dementia, you may have struggled with finding ways to keep them calm and engaged. Have you ever considered a stuffed animal? Don"t ...

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Alzheimer and dementia asset management

A diagnosis of Alzheimer"s or dementia can be devastating, but if either disease is in its early stage, it"s important to start making plans now. Sadly, many patients with memory loss ...

Alzheimer and dementia asset management
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Healthy Brain: How to Avoid Dementia

Everyone wants a healthy brain. Those of us who are from the baby-boomer generations are especially concerned about dementia. Many of us have witnessed relatives or friends succumb to Alzheimer"s disease ...

Healthy Brain: How to Avoid Dementia
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Senior Living vs. Memory Care Services: How Do They Differ?

Many people think of senior living facilities and memory care services like they are one in the same. They believe these services are interchangeable. In reality, senior living and memory care ...

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Coping with a New Dementia Diagnosis

If you"ve been diagnosed with dementia, you may feel anger, shock, fear about how your memory and personality may change in the future, or profound sadness and grief at the loss ...

Coping with a New Dementia Diagnosis

Depression

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The Depression Issue Learn Ways to Thrive

Your depression is as unique as you are. But whether you are experiencing severe or mild depression, you undoubtedly have tried to get yourself "unstuck." Let"s face it, life under "normal" ...

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Signs of Postpartum Depression

Postpartum Awareness It"s hard to believe that the birth of a baby would bring emotions other than joy, elatement, and hope. So many positive emotions surface when seeing new life enter the world. ...

Signs of Postpartum Depression
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Cedar Hills Hospital- Military program

Cedar Hills Hospital is dedicated to providing outstanding care and treatment to the men and women who bravely serve the United States Armed Force including active duty, family members, and veterans. Our ...

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Women and Depression: Everything You Need to Know

Depression doesn"t discriminate; it can affect anyone and everyone. But unfortunately, if you"re a woman, you"re at higher risk for developing depression: approximately twice as many women are diagnosed with depression ...

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Is depression a serious disease?

Is depression a serious disease? Yes. The National Institute of Mental Health maintains that, "Depressive illness can often interfere with normal functioning and cause pain and suffering not only to those who ...

Is depression a serious disease?
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Depression Treatment in Vancouver, WA

Depression is a mental illness that affects what you think, feel, and do. Among other things, depression can cause feelings of hopelessness. You may have lost interest in activities you once ...

Depression Treatment in Vancouver, WA
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Do Guys Get Depressed?

Short answer, yes. 6 million a year.* There is a societal stigma around depression for both men and women. Depression is becoming more accepted and normalized but has a long way ...

Do Guys Get Depressed?
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Queer Youth Resource Center - Vancouver

The Queer Youth Resource Center (QYRC) is an established 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to the mission of serving lesbian, gay, bi, pan, trans, nonbinary, intersex, asexual/aromantic, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ ) ...

Queer Youth Resource Center - Vancouver
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Dealing With Anxiety is Tough

Collecting Life-Tools The goal with this exercise is to start collecting "tools" for your life toolbox. An example of a life-tool is meditation, mindful thinking, yoga and many more. The goal with ...

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Individual Counseling Services - For Teens Experiencing Anxiety and Depression

In our first session we will get to know each other, build trust and also have fun. It's not serious all the time! As we continue, each session will be based ...

Individual Counseling Services - For Teens Experiencing Anxiety and Depression
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Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many.

Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many ...

Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many.
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Relax like a Boss - 15 Relaxation Techniques To Reduce Stress

Who doesn't need more tools in their tool box for managing stress and anxiety??? Here are some more! ...

Relax like a Boss - 15 Relaxation Techniques To Reduce Stress
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The Ketogenic diet in medicine and psychiatry

"This presentation will review the ketogenic diet, its safety, and its use in treating obesity, diabetes, and psychiatric disorders. The ketogenic diet has been used since the 1920's for the treatment ...

The Ketogenic diet in medicine and psychiatry
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Clark County Teen Talk - Coping with Depression

Clark County Teen Talk Nonjudgmental support for teens, by teens Monday to Thursday: 4-9 pm Friday: 4-7 pm Call 360.397.CHAT [2428] or text 360.984.0936 ccteentalk1@hotmail.com www.ccteentalk.clark.wa.gov Coping With Depression Top Seven Self-Help Tips 1. Cultivate supportive relationships 2. Take care ...

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HEALING DEPRESSION

Now that spring is here, depression sufferers in the Pacific Northwest are likely breathing a collective sigh of relief. But while sunshine can help people who suffer from depression, change in ...

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TMS NW

Treating the source, not just the symptoms. ...

TMS NW
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With teen mental health deteriorating over five years, there's a likely culprit

Around 2012, something started going wrong in the lives of teens. In just the five years between 2010 and 2015, the number of U.S. teens who felt useless and joyless classic ...

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CAN MEN GET POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION?

What comes to mind when you think of postpartum depression? Maybe a news story of someone hurting their kids or a new mom struggling with the transition into motherhood. The truth is, ...

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Resources for Coping with COVID-19.

Social Distancing and Mental Health We need each other. Being isolated from other people can make our physical and mental health worse and can especially trigger anxiety and depression. Especially if you ...

Resources for Coping with COVID-19.

Developmental Disorders

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Adolescent Health Transition Project

A resource for teens and young adults with special health care needs, chronic illness, physical or developmental disabilities. Transition Process Like other transitions in life, Health Transition is a process, not a one-time ...

Adolescent Health Transition Project
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Specific Types Developmental Disabilities

CDC"s National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities has information on certain developmental disabilities. Click on the following links to learn more: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Autism Spectrum Disorder Cerebral Palsy Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Fragile X ...

Specific Types Developmental Disabilities

DID

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Dissociative Identity Disorder (Multiple Personality Disorder)

What is dissociative identity disorder (DID)? Dissociative identity disorder (DID) was formerly called multiple personality disorder. People with DID develop one or more alternate personalities that function with or without the awareness ...

Dissociative Identity Disorder (Multiple Personality Disorder)

Disability Evaluation

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Disability Evaluation Under Social Security

Disability Evaluation Under Social Security has been specially prepared to provide physicians and other health professionals with an understanding of the disability programs administered by the Social Security Administration. It explains ...

Disability Evaluation Under Social Security
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Visiting Angels Caregiver resource in Vancouver, Wa and surrounding areas

When I was working as a social worker in our local Emergency Department, I would often refer to Visiting Angels. They consistently impressed me with their promptness, and compassionate care to ...

Visiting Angels Caregiver resource in Vancouver, Wa and surrounding areas

Dissociation

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Relax like a Boss - 15 Relaxation Techniques To Reduce Stress

Who doesn't need more tools in their tool box for managing stress and anxiety??? Here are some more! ...

Relax like a Boss - 15 Relaxation Techniques To Reduce Stress

Divorce

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Mom and Dad Have Something to Tell You: Six Tips for Talking to Kids About Divorce

Science tells us little about how to best tell children that parents will divorce. Some studies focus on how parents tell children, but few address the children's reactions. If you are ...

Mom and Dad Have Something to Tell You: Six Tips for Talking to Kids About Divorce
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Four Questions You Must Ask Before Filing for Divorce

Divorces are never easy and can get messy. You should make every effort to avoid this unfortunate event, which occurs for 40 to 50 percent of U.S. marriages.1 But if you"re ...

Four Questions You Must Ask Before Filing for Divorce
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Divorce and Child Custody: Everything You Need to Know

Today, more than 23 million American children live in a single-parent household.1 If you are going through a divorce and have children younger than 18, child custody will be a contentious ...

Divorce and Child Custody: Everything You Need to Know

Domestic Violence

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SafeChoice Domestic Violence Program

The SafeChoice Program advocates for, educates, and supports those affected by domestic violence. SafeChoice has been a leader in providing domestic violence services to Clark County since 1974. In addition to ...

SafeChoice Domestic Violence Program
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Anger Management in downtown Vancouver Wa.

Designed to teach non-violence, accountability, conflict resolution, boundary setting, assertiveness instead of aggression, and a variety of other concepts related to being less controlling and abusive. ...

Anger Management in downtown Vancouver Wa.
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Vancouver Washington Domestic Violence Classes Online

Washington Domestic Violence and Batterer Intervention Classes Online DVclass.com is a cutting edge online learning program designed to be taken online from Washington using any computer, laptop or other Internet ready device. ...

Vancouver Washington Domestic Violence Classes Online
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Children's Justice Center

Arthur D. Curtis Children's Justice Center is a nationally accredited Children's Advocacy Center that provides a safe, child-focused place for alleged child victims of criminal-level abuse and their non-offending family members. The ...

Children's Justice Center
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Domestic Violence

The Vancouver Police Department is actively involved in a coordinated community response against Domestic Violence that includes participation in the Clark County Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Task Force and the ...

Domestic Violence
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YWCA- Safe Choice, SW Washington

The SafeChoice Program advocates for, educates, and supports those affected by domestic violence. SafeChoice has been a leader in providing domestic violence services to Clark County since 1974. In addition to ...

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Vesta Domestic Violence Resources

In an effort to leverage the power of collective action, Vesta has compiled a resource document to provide better support and advocacy for victims of domestic violence. This resource document provides ...

Vesta Domestic Violence Resources

Drug Abuse

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Experienced, caring treatment for teens with substance abuse & mental health needs.

Personalized recovery and treatment programs designed specifically for teens Inpatient solutions Residential treatment to help guide your family on the path to recovery Outpatient counseling Build structure as well as accountability with holistic, personalized counseling Short-term crisis ...

Experienced, caring treatment for teens with substance abuse & mental health needs.
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Substance Use Disorders & PTSD Connection

It"s no secret that Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can be debilitating at times in one"s life. It"s also no secret that PTSD can negatively impact the effectiveness of other mental ...

Substance Use Disorders & PTSD Connection
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Serenity Lane Treatment Center

"Serenity Lane"s Intensive Outpatient Treatment program in Vancouver, WA is a ten-week program of group therapy, individual counseling and education about the disease of addiction. Treatment groups meet three times a ...

Serenity Lane Treatment Center
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Opioid Addiction & Treatment

If you or someone you love is addicted to opioids, then you know that kicking the habit & taking back control is no simple task, & going cold turkey is much ...

Opioid Addiction & Treatment
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Mental Health & Substance Use Disorder Services - Lifeline Connections Vancouver Office

Our treatment programs let you work with skilled and deeply compassionate healthcare professionals who value your privacy and understand what the journey to recovery takes. They"ll help you navigate the steps ...

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XChange Recovery - Fighting Addiction in Washington State

XChange Recovery has been working diligently alongside people fighting addiction in Washington State. We strive to help people overcome their addiction, rebuild their lives and restore their families. Once they establish ...

XChange Recovery - Fighting Addiction in Washington State
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Dangers of opioids

Did you know that 90 Americans die every single day from opioid overdoses? Out of those 90 people, 60 people die from prescription drug overdoses? With the growing number of people in ...

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Marijuana Anonymous

Marijuana Anonymous is a fellowship of people who share our experience, strength, and hope with each other that we may solve our common problem and help others to recover from marijuana ...

Marijuana Anonymous
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What to do if You Have an Addicted Parent

When any type of family member suffers with an addiction, it's heart wrenching. It's even worse when it's your parent. Perhaps this is a situation you're currently dealing with in your ...

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Refuge Recovery

What is Refuge Recovery? We are a peer-led movement using buddhist-inspired practices and principles, combined with successful recovery community structures, to overcome addiction. We offer recovery from all forms of addiction through ...

Refuge Recovery
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REACH TOO - CVAB

REACH Too expands the scope of services to people seeking recovery from addiction. REACH Too extends CVAB"s reach to participants in Clark County Drug Court, Family Treatment Court, Veterans Court and ...

REACH TOO - CVAB
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Effects of Illegal Drugs on the Heart

Illegal drug abuse and addiction are very serious problems that can affect people of all ages, ranging from adults to infants born to mothers who regularly use drugs. Illegal drugs are ...

Effects of Illegal Drugs on the Heart
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Vancouver Intergroup Alcoholics Anonymous

AA meetings throughout the Vancouver Area. If you need help, please come!! If you need to talk to someone RIGHT NOW, call this number: 360-694-3870 Looking for service opportunities? ...

Vancouver Intergroup Alcoholics Anonymous
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Make Sure You Know the Signs of Teen Drug Use

Teenagers may be involved with drugs in various ways. Experimentation at this age is common. Unfortunately, most teens do not realize how their actions affect their futures. They might think they ...

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I am sober - sobriety app for Android & IOS

Track your sobriety with a community that understands what you"re going through. Build new daily habits and learn from others who are making changes happen. It might feel like you're alone, but you're ...

I am sober - sobriety app for Android & IOS
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Cocaine Addition & Treatment

Cocaine is a highly addictive and dangerous illicit substance that plague millions of Americans each year. Learn here about the dangers, warning signs, and how cocaine addiction can be treated. Cocaine Abuse Cocaine ...

Cocaine Addition & Treatment

Dual Diagnosis

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Cedar Hills Hospital- Military program

Cedar Hills Hospital is dedicated to providing outstanding care and treatment to the men and women who bravely serve the United States Armed Force including active duty, family members, and veterans. Our ...

Cedar Hills Hospital- Military program
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Out Of the Fog

Personality Disorders are serious mental-health conditions which affect millions of people. They are often misunderstood and undiagnosed. ...

Out Of the Fog

Eating Disorders

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EATING DISORDERS: A WALK IN YOUR SHOES

What It"s REALLY Like to Live with an Eating Disorder? Sometimes it may be difficult to explain, especially to those who have never themselves experienced an eating disorder. Your family and friends ...

EATING DISORDERS: A WALK IN YOUR SHOES
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LGBTQ & EATING DISORDERS

DO YOU FEEL LIKE YOU"RE LIVING IN THE WRONG BODY? DO YOU THINK CHANGING YOUR BODY, NO MATTER THE COSTS, WILL MEAN ACCEPTANCE? SOMETIMES THE IDEALS WITHIN THE LGBTQ COMMUNITY CAN BE HARSHER ...

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ORTHOREXIA: WHEN "CLEAN EATING" & "FOOD RULES" START TO RULE YOUR LIFE!

At what point does being health conscious or a fitness enthusiast morph from something positive and fulfilling into something problematic, or even physically dangerous? Or, more simply put, when does your ...

ORTHOREXIA: WHEN "CLEAN EATING" & "FOOD RULES" START TO RULE YOUR LIFE!
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THE FANTASY OF BEING THIN

The Fantasy of Being Thin I work with women of all shapes, sizes, ages and backgrounds. Some women have been "overweight" their entire lives. Other have gone through considerable (and in some ...

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DO I HAVE AN EATING DISORDER OR DISORDERED EATING?

Sometimes it is easy to dismiss unhealthy views, habits and relationships with food, exercise and body image becausewelllet"s be realit seems that everyone is always either on a diet or complaining ...

DO I HAVE AN EATING DISORDER OR DISORDERED EATING?
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BINGE EATING DISORDER COUNSELING

DO YOU FEEL OUT OF CONTROL OR SHAMEFUL WHEN YOU EAT? HAVE YOU TRIED TO STOP OVEREATING ONLY TO FIND YOURSELF AT IT AGAIN? DO YOU HIDE FOOD OR EVIDENCE OF EATING? You may ...

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Portland DBT Institute- Eating Disorder Intensive Out-patient Program

Our Intensive Outpatient program is intended to provide a higher level of care treatment option for adults struggling with an eating disorder. ...

Portland DBT Institute- Eating Disorder Intensive Out-patient Program
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Build-a-bowl: Quick meals with great sauces.

Actually, maybe not such a trend as one we have borrowed from other food cultures. Have you been to one of the healthy fast-food places and fallen in love with their ...

Build-a-bowl: Quick meals with great sauces.
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EATING DISORDERS COUNSELING OF VANCOUVER

Group Practice Dedicated to Helping Women & Men of All Ages with Eating Disorder Issues. Our treatment programs are specialized for people with issues that deal with Binge Eating * Body Shame * ...

EATING DISORDERS COUNSELING OF VANCOUVER
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Diabetes and Blood Sugar Management

What is Diabetes? Diabetes is becoming increasingly prevalent and more and more American"s are being diagnosed as "pre-diabetic" each year. Diabetes occurs when your cells become less responsive to insulin. Insulin is ...

Diabetes and Blood Sugar Management
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Eating Disorders and Pelvic Floor Problems

I wanted to take a moment to talk about Eating Disorders and their potential impact on the pelvic floor. Over my years of treating girls and women with pelvic floor problems, ...

Eating Disorders and Pelvic Floor Problems
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WHAT IS BULIMIA?

Bulimia nervosa (BN) is an eating disorder that involves binge eating and purging. It effects approximately 1% of young women and 0.1% of young men and co-morbid disorders, such as mood ...

WHAT IS BULIMIA?
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Banish Burnout: A free e-book with practical methods to reduce stress and sleep better.

Banish Burnout: A free e-book with practical methods to reduce stress and sleep better.

Ego State Therapy

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My History with Ego State Therapy

I wrote this as a prologue to the Greek version of Easy Ego State Interventions and realized that it will make a good post: I have been looking through the lenses of ...

My History with Ego State Therapy

EMDR

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Let's make a Health Connection Podcast - We explore Art Therapy & EMDR with guest Jocelyn Fitzgerald!

Local Health Connect talks with Jocelyn Fitzgerald about Art Therapy & EMDR. ...

Let's make a Health Connection Podcast - We explore Art Therapy & EMDR with guest Jocelyn Fitzgerald!
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EMDR in Vancouver Washington

LEARN Explore Benefits Of EMDR Therapy A form of therapy that provides quicker relief than other previously applied counseling methods Helps one heal by removing emotional blocks Together We WILL GO THROUGH The 8 Phases ...

EMDR in Vancouver Washington
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The 8 Phases Of EMDR Therapy

The 8 Phases Of EMDR Therapy Phase 1: History taking (assessment of readiness). Phase 2: Incorporates learning and practicing of distress tolerance skills (coping skills) to control intense emotions that are coming up ...

The 8 Phases Of EMDR Therapy
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Lutheran Community Services Northwest - Mental Health Counseling

Improve Your Life with Our Mental Health Services Get your life on track with our mental health counseling, case management and medication management services in Vancouver and Clark County, Washington. Our clinic ...

Lutheran Community Services Northwest - Mental Health Counseling
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My History with Ego State Therapy

I wrote this as a prologue to the Greek version of Easy Ego State Interventions and realized that it will make a good post: I have been looking through the lenses of ...

My History with Ego State Therapy
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CAN EMDR REALLY HELP WITH CHRONIC PAIN AND ILLNESS?

Are your considering EMDR Therapy? You may be asking yourself one of the following questions: Can my illness get better by treating it emotionally? How can Somatic Mental Health Counseling help me? Does EMDR really ...

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What is A EMDR Therapy Session Like?

The 8 Phases of EMDR Therapy *Adapted from F. Shapiro (2001) Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing: Basic principles, protocols and procedures (2nd edition) New York: Guilford Press. 1. In the first ...

What is A EMDR Therapy Session Like?

Emotional Disturbance

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Relax like a Boss - 15 Relaxation Techniques To Reduce Stress

Who doesn't need more tools in their tool box for managing stress and anxiety??? Here are some more! ...

Relax like a Boss - 15 Relaxation Techniques To Reduce Stress
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Out Of the Fog

Personality Disorders are serious mental-health conditions which affect millions of people. They are often misunderstood and undiagnosed. ...

Out Of the Fog
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7 Powerful Relaxation Techniques

The stress of modern life can make real relaxation an elusive dream. Yet there is no reason life has to be filled with anxiety and stress. If you take some time ...

7 Powerful Relaxation Techniques
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The Ketogenic diet in medicine and psychiatry

"This presentation will review the ketogenic diet, its safety, and its use in treating obesity, diabetes, and psychiatric disorders. The ketogenic diet has been used since the 1920's for the treatment ...

The Ketogenic diet in medicine and psychiatry

Estrangement

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Divorce and Child Custody: Everything You Need to Know

Today, more than 23 million American children live in a single-parent household.1 If you are going through a divorce and have children younger than 18, child custody will be a contentious ...

Divorce and Child Custody: Everything You Need to Know
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Debunking Myths About Estrangement

New research challenges the deeply held notion that family relationships can't be dissolved and suggests that estrangement is not all that uncommon. ...

Debunking Myths About Estrangement
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Four Questions You Must Ask Before Filing for Divorce

Divorces are never easy and can get messy. You should make every effort to avoid this unfortunate event, which occurs for 40 to 50 percent of U.S. marriages.1 But if you"re ...

Four Questions You Must Ask Before Filing for Divorce
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Mom and Dad Have Something to Tell You: Six Tips for Talking to Kids About Divorce

Science tells us little about how to best tell children that parents will divorce. Some studies focus on how parents tell children, but few address the children's reactions. If you are ...

Mom and Dad Have Something to Tell You: Six Tips for Talking to Kids About Divorce

Family Conflict

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NAMISWWA - Family Support Groups - Online

NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for any adult with a loved one who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. Gain insight from the challenges and ...

NAMISWWA - Family Support Groups - Online
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7 Powerful Relaxation Techniques

The stress of modern life can make real relaxation an elusive dream. Yet there is no reason life has to be filled with anxiety and stress. If you take some time ...

7 Powerful Relaxation Techniques
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Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many.

Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many ...

Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many.
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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Some of the most important advancements in the diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders in the last decade have come from an improved understanding of trauma and trauma-related disorders. Post-traumatic stress ...

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
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The Stigma Project

The Stigma Project: SW Washington. This panel discussion, is the first of four events planned to deepen the conversation around Stigma in SW WA. We are so proud of CAP's team ...

The Stigma Project
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Mom and Dad Have Something to Tell You: Six Tips for Talking to Kids About Divorce

Science tells us little about how to best tell children that parents will divorce. Some studies focus on how parents tell children, but few address the children's reactions. If you are ...

Mom and Dad Have Something to Tell You: Six Tips for Talking to Kids About Divorce
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Out Of the Fog

Personality Disorders are serious mental-health conditions which affect millions of people. They are often misunderstood and undiagnosed. ...

Out Of the Fog
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Four Questions You Must Ask Before Filing for Divorce

Divorces are never easy and can get messy. You should make every effort to avoid this unfortunate event, which occurs for 40 to 50 percent of U.S. marriages.1 But if you"re ...

Four Questions You Must Ask Before Filing for Divorce
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Yes, Your Teen is Crazy!: Loving Your Kid Without Losing Your Mind

Now in paperback! Here is the book that updates the rulebook, giving parents the training and skills they need to transform their teenage children into strong, confident, productive adults. ...

Yes, Your Teen is Crazy!: Loving Your Kid Without Losing Your Mind
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Divorce and Child Custody: Everything You Need to Know

Today, more than 23 million American children live in a single-parent household.1 If you are going through a divorce and have children younger than 18, child custody will be a contentious ...

Divorce and Child Custody: Everything You Need to Know

Fear

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Fear and Anxiety: How they can be helpful and how they are different

Both anxiety and fear can be experienced in a healthy and adaptive way. Both anxiety and fear serve the purpose of keeping you and everyone else out of trouble and alive. Fear ...

Fear and Anxiety: How they can be helpful and how they are different
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How To Overcome FEAR and MISINFORMATION about Yourself

Angela Interviews Tony Pound, LMHC on this week"s Zoom Mental Health Series. Below is the process they talk about. Watch to see how you can battle the misinformation you believe about ...

How To Overcome FEAR and MISINFORMATION about Yourself
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Trauma and EMDR Therapy for Teens, Women and Men in Vancouver, WA

Are you confused by what is happening to you? You are easily annoyed and anxious. You find that the most ridiculous things irritate you. You feel fearful and alone. Sometimes you even ...

Trauma and EMDR Therapy for Teens, Women and Men in Vancouver, WA
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SOLUTIONS FOR OVERCOMING DENTAL FEAR

n fact, some studies show that up to 75% of Americans experience some level of dental related fear and 20% avoid dental care because of it. If you have a fear ...

SOLUTIONS FOR OVERCOMING DENTAL FEAR

First Episode Psychosis

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NEW JOURNEYS - FIRST EPISODE PSYCHOSIS

The New Journeys program is focused on providing critically needed comprehensive treatment to youth and young adults who are experiencing their first episode of psychosis. Treatment services are provided through a ...

NEW JOURNEYS - FIRST EPISODE PSYCHOSIS

Grief-Loss

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COPING WITH GRIEF

What are normal causes of grief? Grief is a common experience and it is the normal reaction to a significant loss. A significant loss is a broad term that captures anything that ...

COPING WITH GRIEF
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PLEASE DON'T ASK ME HOW I'M DOING

Very few people know how to connect with or talk to someone who has lost someone very close to them to suicide. In the last ten years, I"ve lost two loved ...

PLEASE DON'T ASK ME HOW I'M DOING
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Cedar Hills Hospital- Military program

Cedar Hills Hospital is dedicated to providing outstanding care and treatment to the men and women who bravely serve the United States Armed Force including active duty, family members, and veterans. Our ...

Cedar Hills Hospital- Military program
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THE RIGHTS OF SUICIDE SURVIVORS

Ten years ago my dad killed himself and changed my life and the lives of everyone who loved him. When he died, I felt isolated in my grief. I wasn"t the ...

THE RIGHTS OF SUICIDE SURVIVORS
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Local Grief Support Groups

When you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you need your Community more than ever. Community Home Health & Hospice offers a safe place to find hope and healing ...

Local Grief Support Groups
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Grief Share - Grief Recovery Support Groups in Vancouver Washington

It hurts to lose someone. Find help at GriefShare. GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life"s most difficult experiences. You don"t have to ...

Grief Share - Grief Recovery Support Groups in Vancouver Washington
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Lutheran Community Services Northwest - Mental Health Counseling

Improve Your Life with Our Mental Health Services Get your life on track with our mental health counseling, case management and medication management services in Vancouver and Clark County, Washington. Our clinic ...

Lutheran Community Services Northwest - Mental Health Counseling
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Hope Bereavement Services

The death of a loved one is an overwhelming experience. When someone you love is dying or has died, life is forever changed. Hope Bereavement Services, a program of PeaceHealth Southwest Medical ...

Hope Bereavement Services
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Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many.

Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many ...

Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many.

Holistic Yoga Therapy

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Online Yoga Classes For Everyone: Come As You Are

Monday Gentle: 9:30-10:45am Wednesday Eve Flow: 7-8pm Friday Unwind/Self Massage Movement: 9:30-10:45am Sunday Practice For All: 10-11:30am welcome! i'm so glad you're here. This is my new online space where I humbly share my experience of ...

Online Yoga Classes For Everyone: Come As You Are

Hypnosis

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All You Never Knew You Wanted to Know About Pain Management

Pain affects everything: mood, relationships, careers, family, finances, self-esteem and confidence, just to name a few. Pain creates stress, and stress creates more pain a vicious cycle that can be broken ...

All You Never Knew You Wanted to Know About Pain Management
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Therapeutic Hypnosis: I Won't Make You Act Like a Monkey

I cannot tell you how many times I"m asked "if you hypnotize me are you going to make me act like a monkey or do something silly?" I"m tempted to say ...

Therapeutic Hypnosis: I Won't Make You Act Like a Monkey
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All You Never Knew You Wanted to Know About Chronic Pain

Pain affects everything: mood, relationships, careers, family, finances, self-esteem and confidence, just to name a few. Pain creates stress, and stress creates more pain a vicious cycle that can be broken ...

All You Never Knew You Wanted to Know About Chronic Pain
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How Hypnosis can Reduce Stress and Anxiety

There is not a person in the world that does not experience stress. Stress is a part of our everyday life. Consider the following: 43% of all adults suffer from the adverse effects ...

How Hypnosis can Reduce Stress and Anxiety
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Stop Smoking with Hypnosis is Easier than you Think

Hypnosis is a powerful tool that will help you take control. When you are ready to quit for good then you are ready to succeed with Hypnosis. Do you feel like you ...

Stop Smoking with Hypnosis is Easier than you Think

Hypnotherapy

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Stop Smoking with Hypnosis is Easier than you Think

Hypnosis is a powerful tool that will help you take control. When you are ready to quit for good then you are ready to succeed with Hypnosis. Do you feel like you ...

Stop Smoking with Hypnosis is Easier than you Think
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THE POWER OF HYPNOSIS FOR STRESS MANAGEMENT

It is commonly known that too much stress over a long period of time has significant ramifications to your health. Yes, some stress may be good for us, but stress that ...

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Can Your Heart Fix Problems Created by your Brain?

Did you know that your heart actually gives off more electrical impulses than your brain? The heart actually sends more signals to the brain than the brain sends to the heart! These ...

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All You Never Knew You Wanted to Know About Chronic Pain

Pain affects everything: mood, relationships, careers, family, finances, self-esteem and confidence, just to name a few. Pain creates stress, and stress creates more pain a vicious cycle that can be broken ...

All You Never Knew You Wanted to Know About Chronic Pain
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Hypnosis for Dementia

Hypnosis therapy can significantly increase the quality of life for those with dementia by slowing the decline of their cognitive, physical and social abilities. As a person with dementia begins to ...

Hypnosis for Dementia

Infidelity

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Is polyamory a bad idea?

Different people have different things they want out of life and out of their intimate relationships. If you strongly desire a monogamous relationship, and are not comfortable with polyamorous relationships, then ...

Is polyamory a bad idea?
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Is non monogamy the same as polyamory?

Non-monogamy can be any form of sexual relationship outside of another relationship you may be in. Love does not have to be involved, it can be purely physical. Polyamory means many ...

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Divorce and Child Custody: Everything You Need to Know

Today, more than 23 million American children live in a single-parent household.1 If you are going through a divorce and have children younger than 18, child custody will be a contentious ...

Divorce and Child Custody: Everything You Need to Know

Intervention

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The Wellness Program- Free mental health services in Clark County

Clark County"s only free mental health clinic serving non-insured adults in Clark County. All of our clients" incomes fall below the federal poverty level. Services Individual counseling, medication consultation, and assistance ...

The Wellness Program- Free mental health services in Clark County
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Relax like a Boss - 15 Relaxation Techniques To Reduce Stress

Who doesn't need more tools in their tool box for managing stress and anxiety??? Here are some more! ...

Relax like a Boss - 15 Relaxation Techniques To Reduce Stress

Jungian Psychotherapy

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Discerning What Drives Us

How do we go about discerning what forces are driving us? I think these questions may help you personalize this otherwise abstract concept. When we consider who we are, and what ...

Discerning What Drives Us

LGBTQIA+

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LGBTQ & EATING DISORDERS

DO YOU FEEL LIKE YOU"RE LIVING IN THE WRONG BODY? DO YOU THINK CHANGING YOUR BODY, NO MATTER THE COSTS, WILL MEAN ACCEPTANCE? SOMETIMES THE IDEALS WITHIN THE LGBTQ COMMUNITY CAN BE HARSHER ...

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PFLAG Vancouver/SW Washington

Founded in 1973 after the simple act of a mother publicly supporting her gay son, PFLAG is the nation's largest family and ally organization. Edie Windsor on the power of PFLAG PFLAG is ...

PFLAG Vancouver/SW Washington
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Narcotics Anonymous (LGBT Meetings)

Address: 2200 Broadway St City: Vancouver State: WA Description: Rainbow Circle" (LGBT NA group) meets Mondays 7-8PM. Open meetings, Gay Lesbian members, Topic meeting. ASL Interpreted on 4th Monday of the month. Telephone: (360) 703-0990 Website ADA Accessible: ...

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Queer Youth Spiritual Resources

FEATURED LOCAL LGBTQ AFFIRMING CHURCHES FIND AN LGBTQ AFFIRMING SPIRITUAL CONGREGATION NATIONAL LGBTQ AFFIRMING CHURCH DIRECTORIES NATIONAL LGBTQ SPIRITUAL RESOURCE COMMUNITIES AFFIRMATION: LGBTQ MORMONS, FAMILIES & FRIENDS MUSLIM ALLIANCE FOR SEXUAL AND GENDER DIVERSITY ...

Queer Youth Spiritual Resources
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Vancouver USA Pride

About Us LGBTQ Pride in Clark County has a history. In 1993, a group met for the first time to celebrate the lives and history of the LGBTQ Community in SW Washington. ...

Vancouver USA Pride
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I Am Jazz - by Jessica Herthel

The story of a transgender child based on the real-life experience of Jazz Jennings, who has become a spokesperson for transkids everywhere "This is an essential tool for parents and teachers to ...

I Am Jazz - by Jessica Herthel

Life Transitions

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Divorce and Child Custody: Everything You Need to Know

Today, more than 23 million American children live in a single-parent household.1 If you are going through a divorce and have children younger than 18, child custody will be a contentious ...

Divorce and Child Custody: Everything You Need to Know
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Relax like a Boss - 15 Relaxation Techniques To Reduce Stress

Who doesn't need more tools in their tool box for managing stress and anxiety??? Here are some more! ...

Relax like a Boss - 15 Relaxation Techniques To Reduce Stress
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Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many.

Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many ...

Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many.
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Nourish Your Roots: 8-Weeks of Supported Nutrition, Exercise, Stress-Management and Circadian Rhythm Health.

8-Weeks of Supported Nutrition, Exercise, Stress-Reduction and Circadian Rhythm Health. ...

Nourish Your Roots: 8-Weeks of Supported Nutrition, Exercise, Stress-Management and Circadian Rhythm Health.

Marital

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Divorce and Child Custody: Everything You Need to Know

Today, more than 23 million American children live in a single-parent household.1 If you are going through a divorce and have children younger than 18, child custody will be a contentious ...

Divorce and Child Custody: Everything You Need to Know
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Marriage and Couples Counseling in Vancouver, Wa

Problem: When we are in a relationship, it can be hard to find the right balance between being close and being independent. One of the biggest problems that couples face is ...

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This Is How To Have A Conversation With Your Partner

What if there was a way you could get your point across without raising the other person"s defenses? Maybe this is a question that has only occurred to me, but I have ...

This Is How To Have A Conversation With Your Partner
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Is non monogamy the same as polyamory?

Non-monogamy can be any form of sexual relationship outside of another relationship you may be in. Love does not have to be involved, it can be purely physical. Polyamory means many ...

Is non monogamy the same as polyamory?
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Mom and Dad Have Something to Tell You: Six Tips for Talking to Kids About Divorce

Science tells us little about how to best tell children that parents will divorce. Some studies focus on how parents tell children, but few address the children's reactions. If you are ...

Mom and Dad Have Something to Tell You: Six Tips for Talking to Kids About Divorce
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Before You Say 'I Do': Important Questions for Couples to Ask Before Marriage

Pre-marital resource

Before You Say 'I Do': Important Questions for Couples to Ask Before Marriage

Medical Illness

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3 things to remember when newly diagnosed with a medical illness

Kendall Hagensen is a Somatic or Body-Oriented Therapist and trained in EMDR, which means that she uses our innate mind-body connection as a tool in counseling. If you are interested in ...

3 things to remember when newly diagnosed with a medical illness
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Info on HIV prevention Drug- PrEP

PrEP is a once-a-day pill for people who do not have HIV and want added protection. It is available by prescription, and must be taken every day like birth control but ...

Info on HIV prevention Drug- PrEP
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Visiting Angels Caregiver resource in Vancouver, Wa and surrounding areas

When I was working as a social worker in our local Emergency Department, I would often refer to Visiting Angels. They consistently impressed me with their promptness, and compassionate care to ...

Visiting Angels Caregiver resource in Vancouver, Wa and surrounding areas

Medication Management

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Cedar Hills Hospital- Military program

Cedar Hills Hospital is dedicated to providing outstanding care and treatment to the men and women who bravely serve the United States Armed Force including active duty, family members, and veterans. Our ...

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TMS NW

Treating the source, not just the symptoms. ...

TMS NW

Mens Issues

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Cascade AIDS Project of SW Washington

CAP provides a wide range of services for people living in Oregon Southwest Washington. Please note that some of our services differ between states, so we have worked to denote which ...

Cascade AIDS Project of SW Washington
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Divorce and Child Custody: Everything You Need to Know

Today, more than 23 million American children live in a single-parent household.1 If you are going through a divorce and have children younger than 18, child custody will be a contentious ...

Divorce and Child Custody: Everything You Need to Know
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Cedar Hills Hospital- Military program

Cedar Hills Hospital is dedicated to providing outstanding care and treatment to the men and women who bravely serve the United States Armed Force including active duty, family members, and veterans. Our ...

Cedar Hills Hospital- Military program
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The Q Center

Great Support for LGBTTo provide safe spaces, community building and empowerment for the positive transformation of LGBTQ2SIA communities and allies in the Pacific Northwest. As the largest LGBTQ community center in the ...

The Q Center
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Mental Health First Aid

The Adult Mental Health First Aid course is for those 18 and older who want to learn who to help someone in a mental health crisis or dealing with mental health ...

Mental Health First Aid
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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Some of the most important advancements in the diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders in the last decade have come from an improved understanding of trauma and trauma-related disorders. Post-traumatic stress ...

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
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The Stigma Project

The Stigma Project: SW Washington. This panel discussion, is the first of four events planned to deepen the conversation around Stigma in SW WA. We are so proud of CAP's team ...

The Stigma Project
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Cascade Aids Project serving SW Washington

Our Southwest Washington offices provides medical case management, wellness case management, service navigation, housing case management, employment services, benefits navigation, and peer support to those living with HIV. If you are ...

Cascade Aids Project serving SW Washington
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NW Gender Alliance

We"re so grateful that you"ve visited our site which is being completely reimagined, currently undergoing a thorough transformation (of sorts) and we"d love for you to experience it. A countdown timer ...

NW Gender Alliance
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Info on HIV prevention Drug- PrEP

PrEP is a once-a-day pill for people who do not have HIV and want added protection. It is available by prescription, and must be taken every day like birth control but ...

Info on HIV prevention Drug- PrEP
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Relax like a Boss - 15 Relaxation Techniques To Reduce Stress

Who doesn't need more tools in their tool box for managing stress and anxiety??? Here are some more! ...

Relax like a Boss - 15 Relaxation Techniques To Reduce Stress

Mental Health Services

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Health care: low and no-cost

Low and no-cost health care information A variety of low and no-cost health care services are available in Clark County. "Free and Low-Cost Health Related Resources in Clark County" brochures are available ...

Health care: low and no-cost
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The Val Ogden Center

We believe that work is a vital component of recovery. However, it can often be difficult to transition back into the workforce after mental health or addiction struggles. The Val Ogden ...

The Val Ogden Center
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Divorce and Child Custody: Everything You Need to Know

Today, more than 23 million American children live in a single-parent household.1 If you are going through a divorce and have children younger than 18, child custody will be a contentious ...

Divorce and Child Custody: Everything You Need to Know
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10 Tips to Boost Your Mental Health

Mental Health awareness has been on the rise over the last 20 years. It"s a buzz word in the news when catastrophe strikes. People wonder about the "mental health" of victims ...

10 Tips to Boost Your Mental Health
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Community Mental Health Services

Our Mental Health Team consists of therapists who work together with clients to build awareness in the areas that each client would like to focus, teaching and learning new skills and ...

Community Mental Health Services
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HELPING PROFESSIONALS WELLNESS CENTER

We are Helping Professionals Wellness Center. We are excited you have chosen us to trust with your healthcare and we're confident that you will be happy with your choice too. From ...

HELPING PROFESSIONALS WELLNESS CENTER
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Improve Your Life with Our Mental Health Services

Get your life on track with our mental health counseling, case management and medication management services in Vancouver and Clark County, Washington. Our clinic is small and friendly, and we offer ...

Improve Your Life with Our Mental Health Services
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Washington Mental Health Services Guide

Many people don't realize that publicly-funded mental health services are available in their state. People looking for free or low-cost counseling often think their only options are counselors in private practice ...

Washington Mental Health Services Guide
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Native American MENTAL & SPIRITUAL WELL BEING

The mission of NARA is to provide education, physical and mental health services and substance abuse treatment that is culturally appropriate to American Indians, Alaska Natives and anyone in need. NARA"s approach ...

Native American MENTAL & SPIRITUAL WELL BEING
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Before You Say 'I Do': Important Questions for Couples to Ask Before Marriage

Pre-marital resource

Before You Say 'I Do': Important Questions for Couples to Ask Before Marriage
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The Children's Center

Children"s Center changes and saves lives by providing access to mental health services to children and families in Vancouver and Clark County, WA. Children"s Center was founded In 1989 by a group ...

The Children's Center
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Clark County In-Home Services Guide

Home Care Home care is provided by caregivers, usually called home care aides, who are trained to understand the nuances of senior care. Home care aides can help older adults with activities ...

Clark County In-Home Services Guide
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Help Me Grow - Washington

Help Me Grow Washington connects families to the health and development resources needed to give ALL kids the best start. What does Help Me Grow Washington offer families? Free developmental screening for all ...

Help Me Grow - Washington
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Clark County Teen Issues Support - Teen Talk

Who we are We are warmline offering nonjudgmental peer-to-peer support for a variety of topics, including but not limited to: depression, anxiety, LGBTQ , family and friends, school, STIs and health issues, ...

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Children's Home Society - Vancouver Family Resource Center

ADOPTION & SECURE FAMILIES Every child deserves a safe, secure home. We help children find nurturing, stable families where they can thrive. Wendy's Wonderful Kids program provides one-on-one support to find permanent homes ...

Children's Home Society - Vancouver Family Resource Center
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Holistic Care Plans

A Holistic Care Plan is a personalized treatment plan for gaining optimum health and wellness. The plan contains holistic treatment recommendations from our comprehensive team of holistic providers, and is created ...

Holistic Care Plans
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Free and Low Cost Health Care Resources in Clark County

Great Resource for free and low cost health care in Clark County. WA Healthplanfinder Customer Service 1.800.923.4633 A new way to get health insurance: find a plan that fits your needs and budget. Find ...

Free and Low Cost Health Care Resources in Clark County
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Lets make a Health Connection Podcast 6 Front Line Workers to the Front of the Line

LHC - Hello and welcome to a very special edition of, "Let's Make a Health Connection." I'm James from Local Health Connect, and we're talking to Jennifer Barber about a very ...

Lets make a Health Connection Podcast 6 Front Line Workers to the Front of the Line
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Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many.

Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many ...

Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many.
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LET'S TALK ABOUT THE GUT-BRAIN CONNECTION

The health of our digestive tract influences our everyday mood and the feel-good hormones that are produced. For example, 90% of our body"s serotonin is produced in the digestive tract. If ...

LET'S TALK ABOUT THE GUT-BRAIN CONNECTION
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Mental Health in the Workplace

Employers Can PROMOTE Awareness About the Importance of Mental Health and Stress Management. Workplace health promotion programs have proven to be successful, especially when they combine mental and physical health interventions. The ...

Mental Health in the Workplace
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Code Green Project - First Responder Mental Health Advocacy

The Code Green Campaign is a first responder oriented mental health advocacy and education organization. Also known as Code Green, we serve all types of first responders. This includes firefighters, EMTs, ...

Code Green Project - First Responder Mental Health Advocacy
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The Do's and Don'ts of Helping a Loved One with A Mental Illness

Mental health issues are common in the United States and fortunately more people are starting to be open about their struggles. If you aren"t facing a mental illness it"s likely that ...

The Do's and Don'ts of Helping a Loved One with A Mental Illness
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Five Steps to Owning Your Health

At any age, you should feel that you are thriving. However, maintaining your overall health and well-being often requires different things as the years roll on. Here are some ways that ...

Five Steps to Owning Your Health
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Children's Center Vancouver Washington

Children"s Center serves a vital role in providing mental health services to children, adolescents, and their families. Thousands of people depend on our services each year, making our work is an ...

Children's Center Vancouver Washington

Mind-Body Awareness Techniques

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Online Yoga Classes For Everyone: Come As You Are

Monday Gentle: 9:30-10:45am Wednesday Eve Flow: 7-8pm Friday Unwind/Self Massage Movement: 9:30-10:45am Sunday Practice For All: 10-11:30am welcome! i'm so glad you're here. This is my new online space where I humbly share my experience of ...

Online Yoga Classes For Everyone: Come As You Are
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The Wellness Program- Free mental health services in Clark County

Clark County"s only free mental health clinic serving non-insured adults in Clark County. All of our clients" incomes fall below the federal poverty level. Services Individual counseling, medication consultation, and assistance ...

The Wellness Program- Free mental health services in Clark County

Mindfulness

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Guided Meditation For Children

Kids experience emotions in the body. In the book "Whole Brain Child", Siegel & Bryson suggest "move it or lose it" as a strategy for when kids are stressed or upset. ...

Guided Meditation For Children
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Relaxation techniques: Try these steps to reduce stress

Relaxation techniques can reduce stress symptoms and help you enjoy a better quality of life, especially if you have an illness. Explore relaxation techniques you can do by yourself. ...

Relaxation techniques: Try these steps to reduce stress
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Relax the Vagus Nerve and enjoy the Parasympathetic Nervous System

This is a relaxation exercise that I like to teach my highly anxious and sometimes just anxious clients in private practice. So we always start by teaching how to breathe deeply and ...

Relax the Vagus Nerve and enjoy the Parasympathetic Nervous System
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A Chiropractor in Vancouver WA Suggests Mindful Meditation

If you suffer from regular chronic pain, you have likely tried a variety of treatment options already. That said, you may not have tried mindful meditation yet. Mindful mediation can assist in ...

A Chiropractor in Vancouver WA Suggests Mindful Meditation
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TRAUMA TIPS ABOUT MINDFULNESS

Healing from trauma is a different process for each person. As a trauma-focused therapist I never tell my clients to do anything that I haven"t tried or use regularly in my ...

TRAUMA TIPS ABOUT MINDFULNESS
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7 Powerful Relaxation Techniques

The stress of modern life can make real relaxation an elusive dream. Yet there is no reason life has to be filled with anxiety and stress. If you take some time ...

7 Powerful Relaxation Techniques
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Loving Kindness and Forgiveness III

Steps for performing Loving Kindness meditation for someone who has hurt or harmed us Here are the steps you need to follow to perform this meditation: Step 1) Remember to use phrases like ...

Loving Kindness and Forgiveness III
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Mindfulness - How To Actually Practice Mindfulness & Conquer Your Emotions

Mindfulness - Learn how to apply mindfulness in your day-to-day life, outside of meditation, to raise your self-control. Video Summary: So much of our human life is passed at a subconscious level, a ...

Mindfulness - How To Actually Practice Mindfulness & Conquer Your Emotions
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Nine Essential Qualities of Mindfulness

Most people these days are stressed out by the fast pace of life, economy, and worries about the future. In a recent survey, conducted in the UK, a whopping 86 percent ...

Nine Essential Qualities of Mindfulness
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Nourish Your Roots: 8-Weeks of Supported Nutrition, Exercise, Stress-Management and Circadian Rhythm Health.

8-Weeks of Supported Nutrition, Exercise, Stress-Reduction and Circadian Rhythm Health. ...

Nourish Your Roots: 8-Weeks of Supported Nutrition, Exercise, Stress-Management and Circadian Rhythm Health.
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NEW OR INCREASED LOW MOOD DUE TO COVID-19?

linical director and mental health therapist Kendall gives some thoughts on what do to about new symptoms of low mood or depression during this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, or if ...

NEW OR INCREASED LOW MOOD DUE TO COVID-19?
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10 Relaxation Techniques That Zap Stress Fast

Relax. You deserve it, it's good for you, and it takes less time than you think.You don't need a spa weekend or a retreat. Each of these stress-relieving tips can get ...

10 Relaxation Techniques That Zap Stress Fast
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Independence and Interbeing

Last Sunday was July 4th - Independence Day - and while it was somewhat muted here in the PNW due to fire danger and the firework ban it still was an ...

Independence and Interbeing
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Relaxation techniques

Relaxation techniquesRelaxation techniques: Try these steps to reduce stress Relaxation techniques can reduce stress symptoms and help you enjoy a better quality of life, especially if you have an illness. Explore relaxation ...

Relaxation techniques
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The Power of Being Alone Together

The universal pandemic may be slightly waning in its hold over our lives, but the grip COVID-19 has had on our mental health will be slow to loosen. Some folks are ...

The Power of Being Alone Together
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6 mindfulness exercises, 1 minute each

Here are six short mindfulness exercises you can incorporate into your day if you're not keen on formal meditation. You'll also find many more quick, practical strategies like these in my ...

6 mindfulness exercises, 1 minute each
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Colorful Place: Mindful Story and Art for Kids

"A brilliant concept, creatively executed, with beauty, kindness, and fun for all." - Peter, counselor. Children will delight in this mindful journey. BREATHE: venture into the imagination with a story that gently ...

Colorful Place: Mindful Story and Art for Kids
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MINDFUL EATING

Mindful eating, or the practice of being mindful during meals, has been found to help "rewire" the brain"s response to food. Distinguishing between Biological hunger cues and Emotional hunger cues is ...

MINDFUL EATING

Mindfulness based (MBCT)

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Nine Essential Qualities of Mindfulness

Most people these days are stressed out by the fast pace of life, economy, and worries about the future. In a recent survey, conducted in the UK, a whopping 86 percent ...

Nine Essential Qualities of Mindfulness
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6 mindfulness exercises, 1 minute each

Here are six short mindfulness exercises you can incorporate into your day if you're not keen on formal meditation. You'll also find many more quick, practical strategies like these in my ...

6 mindfulness exercises, 1 minute each

Mindfulness-based (MBCT)

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The Big View

The fact that we live at the bottom of a deep gravity well, on the surface of a gas covered planet going around a nuclear fireball 90 million miles away and ...

The Big View
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Lutheran Community Services Northwest - Mental Health Counseling

Improve Your Life with Our Mental Health Services Get your life on track with our mental health counseling, case management and medication management services in Vancouver and Clark County, Washington. Our clinic ...

Lutheran Community Services Northwest - Mental Health Counseling
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Everything You Need to Know About Meditation Posture

Do you sit down for meditation and wonder if you"re doing it right? Learn all about the universal meditation posture here. There are a million forms of meditation in the world, but ...

Everything You Need to Know About Meditation Posture

Motivational Interviewing

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The Wellness Program- Free mental health services in Clark County

Clark County"s only free mental health clinic serving non-insured adults in Clark County. All of our clients" incomes fall below the federal poverty level. Services Individual counseling, medication consultation, and assistance ...

The Wellness Program- Free mental health services in Clark County

Narcissistic Personality

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Out Of the Fog

Personality Disorders are serious mental-health conditions which affect millions of people. They are often misunderstood and undiagnosed. ...

Out Of the Fog
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How to Survive A Narcissistic Person

Narcissism is a word that is often thrown around, but do you know what it really means? A narcissistic person is not just someone who is perpetually selfish. Someone who has ...

How to Survive A Narcissistic Person

Neuro-Linguistic

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Therapeutic Hypnosis: I Won't Make You Act Like a Monkey

I cannot tell you how many times I"m asked "if you hypnotize me are you going to make me act like a monkey or do something silly?" I"m tempted to say ...

Therapeutic Hypnosis: I Won't Make You Act Like a Monkey

OCD

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TMS NW

Treating the source, not just the symptoms. ...

TMS NW

Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)

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Yes, Your Teen is Crazy!: Loving Your Kid Without Losing Your Mind

Now in paperback! Here is the book that updates the rulebook, giving parents the training and skills they need to transform their teenage children into strong, confident, productive adults. ...

Yes, Your Teen is Crazy!: Loving Your Kid Without Losing Your Mind

Parenting

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What to do if You Have an Addicted Parent

When any type of family member suffers with an addiction, it's heart wrenching. It's even worse when it's your parent. Perhaps this is a situation you're currently dealing with in your ...

What to do if You Have an Addicted Parent
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Yes, Your Teen is Crazy!: Loving Your Kid Without Losing Your Mind

Now in paperback! Here is the book that updates the rulebook, giving parents the training and skills they need to transform their teenage children into strong, confident, productive adults. ...

Yes, Your Teen is Crazy!: Loving Your Kid Without Losing Your Mind
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Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many.

Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many ...

Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many.
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Banish Burnout: A free e-book with practical methods to reduce stress and sleep better.

Banish Burnout: A free e-book with practical methods to reduce stress and sleep better.
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Children's Mental Health Program

Mental illness is shockingly common, affecting almost every American family directly or indirectly. It can strike someone of any background. It can strike at any stage of life from childhood to ...

Children's Mental Health Program
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Children's Justice Center

Arthur D. Curtis Children's Justice Center is a nationally accredited Children's Advocacy Center that provides a safe, child-focused place for alleged child victims of criminal-level abuse and their non-offending family members. The ...

Children's Justice Center
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Build-a-bowl: Quick meals with great sauces.

Actually, maybe not such a trend as one we have borrowed from other food cultures. Have you been to one of the healthy fast-food places and fallen in love with their ...

Build-a-bowl: Quick meals with great sauces.
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The Power of Being Alone Together

The universal pandemic may be slightly waning in its hold over our lives, but the grip COVID-19 has had on our mental health will be slow to loosen. Some folks are ...

The Power of Being Alone Together
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Association for Play Therapy

This information addresses the most frequently asked questions about play therapy, a mental health modality practiced by thousands of licensed mental health professionals within and outside of the United States. Much ...

Association for Play Therapy
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Bladder and Bowel Health in Children

By: Heather Jenny, PT Heather has joined Pinnacle Women"s Therapeutics with over 28 years specializing in pelvic health in adults and children. She is a gift to our community! Hello There! Surprised ...

Bladder and Bowel Health in Children
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Why do they act that way?

Parenting Teens

Why do they act that way?
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Mom and Dad Have Something to Tell You: Six Tips for Talking to Kids About Divorce

Science tells us little about how to best tell children that parents will divorce. Some studies focus on how parents tell children, but few address the children's reactions. If you are ...

Mom and Dad Have Something to Tell You: Six Tips for Talking to Kids About Divorce

Parenting Teens

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Triple Point LGBTQ support for teens and parents

Vancouver and Washougal weekly support group for teens and young adults in the LGBTQ community. Support for parents. ...

Triple Point LGBTQ support for teens and parents
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Queer Youth Resource Center - Vancouver

The Queer Youth Resource Center (QYRC) is an established 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to the mission of serving lesbian, gay, bi, pan, trans, nonbinary, intersex, asexual/aromantic, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ ) ...

Queer Youth Resource Center - Vancouver
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The Power of Being Alone Together

The universal pandemic may be slightly waning in its hold over our lives, but the grip COVID-19 has had on our mental health will be slow to loosen. Some folks are ...

The Power of Being Alone Together
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Yes, Your Teen is Crazy!: Loving Your Kid Without Losing Your Mind

Now in paperback! Here is the book that updates the rulebook, giving parents the training and skills they need to transform their teenage children into strong, confident, productive adults. ...

Yes, Your Teen is Crazy!: Loving Your Kid Without Losing Your Mind
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Build-a-bowl: Quick meals with great sauces.

Actually, maybe not such a trend as one we have borrowed from other food cultures. Have you been to one of the healthy fast-food places and fallen in love with their ...

Build-a-bowl: Quick meals with great sauces.
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Why do they act that way?

Parenting Teens

Why do they act that way?

Peer Relationships

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The Power of Being Alone Together

The universal pandemic may be slightly waning in its hold over our lives, but the grip COVID-19 has had on our mental health will be slow to loosen. Some folks are ...

The Power of Being Alone Together
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Portland DBT Institute- Eating Disorder Intensive Out-patient Program

Our Intensive Outpatient program is intended to provide a higher level of care treatment option for adults struggling with an eating disorder. ...

Portland DBT Institute- Eating Disorder Intensive Out-patient Program
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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Some of the most important advancements in the diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders in the last decade have come from an improved understanding of trauma and trauma-related disorders. Post-traumatic stress ...

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Personality Disorders

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Out Of the Fog

Personality Disorders are serious mental-health conditions which affect millions of people. They are often misunderstood and undiagnosed. ...

Out Of the Fog
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Portland DBT Institute- Eating Disorder Intensive Out-patient Program

Our Intensive Outpatient program is intended to provide a higher level of care treatment option for adults struggling with an eating disorder. ...

Portland DBT Institute- Eating Disorder Intensive Out-patient Program

Play Therapy

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Play Therapy in Vancouver, WA

Is Your Child Struggling with Behavior Problems? Your child might be having screaming or crying fits at home. Or, they might be hurting their peers at school. You"ve tried the solutions offered by ...

Play Therapy in Vancouver, WA
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Association for Play Therapy

This information addresses the most frequently asked questions about play therapy, a mental health modality practiced by thousands of licensed mental health professionals within and outside of the United States. Much ...

Association for Play Therapy
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Top 5 Reasons to Choose Play Therapy

When I first heard about Play Therapy, I thought, "That sounds fun"! I was in my last year of school and looking for an internship working with children. There was an ...

Top 5 Reasons to Choose Play Therapy

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

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Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many.

Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many ...

Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many.
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Military-related PTSD and Intimate Relationships

Our military involvements in Iraq and Afghanistan, Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF), have raised awareness about the individual mental health consequences, such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), that can ...

Military-related PTSD and Intimate Relationships
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PTSD Treatment on NE 129th in Vancouver

Post-traumatic stress disorder, often known as PTSD, can affect anyone. Living through any traumatic event is difficult. But for people with PTSD, it feels impossible to let go of those memories or ...

PTSD Treatment on NE 129th in Vancouver

Pre marital Issues

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The Marital Compatibility Test: Hundreds of Questions for Couples to Answer Together

Little things can make or break a relationship. Wet towels on the bathroom floor, bread crumbs in the sheets from a late-night sandwich, a thermostat set on 75 when you prefer ...

The Marital Compatibility Test: Hundreds of Questions for Couples to Answer Together

Pre-marital Issues

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Premarital coaching offering a powerful launch pad for marriage

We took MarriageTeam coaching before we were married. It was just this eye-opening experience of being able to learn how to communicate learn how to broach these tough subjects that normally ...

Premarital coaching offering a powerful launch pad for marriage
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Before You Say 'I Do': Important Questions for Couples to Ask Before Marriage

Pre-marital resource

Before You Say 'I Do': Important Questions for Couples to Ask Before Marriage

Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum

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How to Survive Postpartum During a Pandemic

Postpartum Postpartum is the period of time after you have a baby. In a "normal" time, this is a very challenging time by itself. The 4th trimester is a time of amazing ...

How to Survive Postpartum During a Pandemic
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CAN MEN GET POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION?

What comes to mind when you think of postpartum depression? Maybe a news story of someone hurting their kids or a new mom struggling with the transition into motherhood. The truth is, ...

CAN MEN GET POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION?
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Build-a-bowl: Quick meals with great sauces.

Actually, maybe not such a trend as one we have borrowed from other food cultures. Have you been to one of the healthy fast-food places and fallen in love with their ...

Build-a-bowl: Quick meals with great sauces.
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Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many.

Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many ...

Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many.
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POSTPARTUM SELF-CARE

Becoming a parent can include a variety of challenges and distress. It"s so important that we take care of ourselves, but often we don"t even know where to start. Here"s an overview ...

POSTPARTUM SELF-CARE

Premarital

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Premarital coaching offering a powerful launch pad for marriage

We took MarriageTeam coaching before we were married. It was just this eye-opening experience of being able to learn how to communicate learn how to broach these tough subjects that normally ...

Premarital coaching offering a powerful launch pad for marriage
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Before You Say 'I Do': Important Questions for Couples to Ask Before Marriage

Pre-marital resource

Before You Say 'I Do': Important Questions for Couples to Ask Before Marriage
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The Marital Compatibility Test: Hundreds of Questions for Couples to Answer Together

Little things can make or break a relationship. Wet towels on the bathroom floor, bread crumbs in the sheets from a late-night sandwich, a thermostat set on 75 when you prefer ...

The Marital Compatibility Test: Hundreds of Questions for Couples to Answer Together

Psychoanalytic

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How Long Will My Therapy Take?

A service I offer to all potential clients is a 15-minute phone consultation. It's a great chance for me to find out what a person is looking for in regards to ...

How Long Will My Therapy Take?

Reality Therapy

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How can therapy help me?

A number of benefits are available from participating in therapy. Therapists can provide support, problem-solving skills, and enhanced coping strategies for issues such as depression, anxiety, relationship troubles, unresolved childhood issues, ...

How can therapy help me?

Relationship Issues

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Mom and Dad Have Something to Tell You: Six Tips for Talking to Kids About Divorce

Science tells us little about how to best tell children that parents will divorce. Some studies focus on how parents tell children, but few address the children's reactions. If you are ...

Mom and Dad Have Something to Tell You: Six Tips for Talking to Kids About Divorce
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Divorce and Child Custody: Everything You Need to Know

Today, more than 23 million American children live in a single-parent household.1 If you are going through a divorce and have children younger than 18, child custody will be a contentious ...

Divorce and Child Custody: Everything You Need to Know
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17 Signs You're Codependent (AKA Addicted To Relationships)

Codependency is a misunderstood term that is severely overused. For those who are actually afflicted by this condition, it is not something to be taken lightly. It permeates your whole life ...

17 Signs You're Codependent (AKA Addicted To Relationships)
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TRAUMA TIPS ABOUT SELF-LOVE & RELATIONSHIPS

Healing from trauma is a different process for each person. As a trauma-focused therapist I never tell my clients to do anything that I haven"t tried or use regularly in my ...

TRAUMA TIPS ABOUT SELF-LOVE & RELATIONSHIPS
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Let's Get Real about 'Doing the Work'

Seems like we"ve been hearing a lot lately about "doing the work." This is meant to invoke personal growth and positive change and maybe even healing from whatever traumas you"ve escaped ...

Let's Get Real about 'Doing the Work'
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7 Powerful Relaxation Techniques

The stress of modern life can make real relaxation an elusive dream. Yet there is no reason life has to be filled with anxiety and stress. If you take some time ...

7 Powerful Relaxation Techniques

Relaxation

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Build-a-bowl: Quick meals with great sauces.

Actually, maybe not such a trend as one we have borrowed from other food cultures. Have you been to one of the healthy fast-food places and fallen in love with their ...

Build-a-bowl: Quick meals with great sauces.
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Relax the Vagus Nerve and enjoy the Parasympathetic Nervous System

This is a relaxation exercise that I like to teach my highly anxious and sometimes just anxious clients in private practice. So we always start by teaching how to breathe deeply and ...

Relax the Vagus Nerve and enjoy the Parasympathetic Nervous System
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Relax like a Boss - 15 Relaxation Techniques To Reduce Stress

Who doesn't need more tools in their tool box for managing stress and anxiety??? Here are some more! ...

Relax like a Boss - 15 Relaxation Techniques To Reduce Stress
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Online Yoga Classes For Everyone: Come As You Are

Monday Gentle: 9:30-10:45am Wednesday Eve Flow: 7-8pm Friday Unwind/Self Massage Movement: 9:30-10:45am Sunday Practice For All: 10-11:30am welcome! i'm so glad you're here. This is my new online space where I humbly share my experience of ...

Online Yoga Classes For Everyone: Come As You Are
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3 relaxation exercises to decrease stress

Stress is a part of life. In fact, it serves a vital role in keeping us protected from potential dangers. The body reacts to a stressful situation by increasing your heart ...

3 relaxation exercises to decrease stress
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Relieve stress with these powerful breathing exercises

One of the most helpful pieces of knowledge I have learned so far in my career was from a gentleman named Eric Gentry. He is a licensed psychotherapist and a PhD ...

Relieve stress with these powerful breathing exercises
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Banish Burnout: A free e-book with practical methods to reduce stress and sleep better.

Banish Burnout: A free e-book with practical methods to reduce stress and sleep better.
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6 mindfulness exercises, 1 minute each

Here are six short mindfulness exercises you can incorporate into your day if you're not keen on formal meditation. You'll also find many more quick, practical strategies like these in my ...

6 mindfulness exercises, 1 minute each

Sand Play

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Play Therapy in Vancouver, WA

Is Your Child Struggling with Behavior Problems? Your child might be having screaming or crying fits at home. Or, they might be hurting their peers at school. You"ve tried the solutions offered by ...

Play Therapy in Vancouver, WA

Schizophrenia

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The Ketogenic diet in medicine and psychiatry

"This presentation will review the ketogenic diet, its safety, and its use in treating obesity, diabetes, and psychiatric disorders. The ketogenic diet has been used since the 1920's for the treatment ...

The Ketogenic diet in medicine and psychiatry

Self Esteem

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Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many.

Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many ...

Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many.
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ESCAPING OUR SHAME

Many of us carry shame. Shame that represents our mistakes, family secrets, or identity. Sometimes we know exactly what we need to do to move forward in life and other times ...

ESCAPING OUR SHAME
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NEW OR INCREASED LOW MOOD DUE TO COVID-19?

linical director and mental health therapist Kendall gives some thoughts on what do to about new symptoms of low mood or depression during this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, or if ...

NEW OR INCREASED LOW MOOD DUE TO COVID-19?
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Queer Youth Resource Center - Vancouver

The Queer Youth Resource Center (QYRC) is an established 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to the mission of serving lesbian, gay, bi, pan, trans, nonbinary, intersex, asexual/aromantic, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ ) ...

Queer Youth Resource Center - Vancouver

Sexual Abuse

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Protect our Defenders

Aviation Commander Darchelle was raped by a colleague. Despite DNA evidence of the rape, the perpetrator was found not guilty and Darchelle"s reenlistment was denied. Now she is speaking out to ...

Protect our Defenders
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Military Sexual Trauma- RAINN

Military Sexual Trauma, or MST, is the term used by the Department of Veteran Affairs to describe the effects of sexual violence experienced by a military Service member. Many of the ...

Military Sexual Trauma- RAINN
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Children's Justice Center

Arthur D. Curtis Children's Justice Center is a nationally accredited Children's Advocacy Center that provides a safe, child-focused place for alleged child victims of criminal-level abuse and their non-offending family members. The ...

Children's Justice Center

Sexual Identity

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Info on HIV prevention Drug- PrEP

PrEP is a once-a-day pill for people who do not have HIV and want added protection. It is available by prescription, and must be taken every day like birth control but ...

Info on HIV prevention Drug- PrEP
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It Gets Better- Stories

Welcome to our Stories page. This is where you'll be able to see the thousands of It Gets Better videos shared with us, along with our original content series! We hope ...

It Gets Better- Stories
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Triple Point LGBTQ support for teens and parents

Vancouver and Washougal weekly support group for teens and young adults in the LGBTQ community. Support for parents. ...

Triple Point LGBTQ support for teens and parents
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The Q Center

Great Support for LGBTTo provide safe spaces, community building and empowerment for the positive transformation of LGBTQ2SIA communities and allies in the Pacific Northwest. As the largest LGBTQ community center in the ...

The Q Center
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Cascade AIDS Project of SW Washington

CAP provides a wide range of services for people living in Oregon Southwest Washington. Please note that some of our services differ between states, so we have worked to denote which ...

Cascade AIDS Project of SW Washington
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Queer Youth Resource Center - Vancouver

The Queer Youth Resource Center (QYRC) is an established 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to the mission of serving lesbian, gay, bi, pan, trans, nonbinary, intersex, asexual/aromantic, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ ) ...

Queer Youth Resource Center - Vancouver

Sleep Or Insomnia

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Online Yoga Classes For Everyone: Come As You Are

Monday Gentle: 9:30-10:45am Wednesday Eve Flow: 7-8pm Friday Unwind/Self Massage Movement: 9:30-10:45am Sunday Practice For All: 10-11:30am welcome! i'm so glad you're here. This is my new online space where I humbly share my experience of ...

Online Yoga Classes For Everyone: Come As You Are
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Nourish Your Roots: 8-Weeks of Supported Nutrition, Exercise, Stress-Management and Circadian Rhythm Health.

8-Weeks of Supported Nutrition, Exercise, Stress-Reduction and Circadian Rhythm Health. ...

Nourish Your Roots: 8-Weeks of Supported Nutrition, Exercise, Stress-Management and Circadian Rhythm Health.
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Relaxation techniques

Relaxation techniquesRelaxation techniques: Try these steps to reduce stress Relaxation techniques can reduce stress symptoms and help you enjoy a better quality of life, especially if you have an illness. Explore relaxation ...

Relaxation techniques
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Using Chiropractic Care to Improve Sleep & Insomnia

veryone needs a good night"s rest to function during the daylight hours. Fact: If you"re not getting enough sleep regularly, you"re risking your health. Here are just a few of the negative effects ...

Using Chiropractic Care to Improve Sleep & Insomnia
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Telehealth for sleep evaluations

Telehealth is a hot topic. Although its recent rise is partially linked with the decline in in-person visits during the coronavirus pandemic, telehealth has in fact been heralded as the "next ...

Telehealth for sleep evaluations
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Sleep Disordered Breathing: What It Is & How to Treat It

Are you or a loved one experiencing sudden mood swings, loud snoring or tossing and turning throughout the night, or just a lack of energy? Believe it or not, this could be ...

Sleep Disordered Breathing: What It Is & How to Treat It
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Banish Burnout: A free e-book with practical methods to reduce stress and sleep better.

Banish Burnout: A free e-book with practical methods to reduce stress and sleep better.

Sobriety

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I am sober - sobriety app for Android & IOS

Track your sobriety with a community that understands what you"re going through. Build new daily habits and learn from others who are making changes happen. It might feel like you're alone, but you're ...

I am sober - sobriety app for Android & IOS
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Substance Use Disorders & PTSD Connection

It"s no secret that Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can be debilitating at times in one"s life. It"s also no secret that PTSD can negatively impact the effectiveness of other mental ...

Substance Use Disorders & PTSD Connection

Somatic

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Online Yoga Classes For Everyone: Come As You Are

Monday Gentle: 9:30-10:45am Wednesday Eve Flow: 7-8pm Friday Unwind/Self Massage Movement: 9:30-10:45am Sunday Practice For All: 10-11:30am welcome! i'm so glad you're here. This is my new online space where I humbly share my experience of ...

Online Yoga Classes For Everyone: Come As You Are

Strength Based

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Online Yoga Classes For Everyone: Come As You Are

Monday Gentle: 9:30-10:45am Wednesday Eve Flow: 7-8pm Friday Unwind/Self Massage Movement: 9:30-10:45am Sunday Practice For All: 10-11:30am welcome! i'm so glad you're here. This is my new online space where I humbly share my experience of ...

Online Yoga Classes For Everyone: Come As You Are

Stress Management

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5 WAYS TO BE MORE MINDFUL OF STRESS

Being mindful of stress can help in tremendous ways to bring good to you, your body, mind and spirit. Lessening tense, hard triggered areas in your life can bring peace and ...

5 WAYS TO BE MORE MINDFUL OF STRESS
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Online Yoga Classes For Everyone: Come As You Are

Monday Gentle: 9:30-10:45am Wednesday Eve Flow: 7-8pm Friday Unwind/Self Massage Movement: 9:30-10:45am Sunday Practice For All: 10-11:30am welcome! i'm so glad you're here. This is my new online space where I humbly share my experience of ...

Online Yoga Classes For Everyone: Come As You Are
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Ever wondered why you're So Tired?

Ever wondered why you"re So Tired? If you feel tired, you are not alone. We live in a fast-paced world and it"s normal to feel tired; however, if you feel this way ...

Ever wondered why you're So Tired?
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Banish Burnout: A free e-book with practical methods to reduce stress and sleep better.

Banish Burnout: A free e-book with practical methods to reduce stress and sleep better.
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6 Simple Breathing Exercise To Deal With Stress

Breathing is something we all do during our life time. We all know we are going to die if we are not breathing. Breathing is a reflex action done by our ...

6 Simple Breathing Exercise To Deal With Stress
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Relax like a Boss - 15 Relaxation Techniques To Reduce Stress

Who doesn't need more tools in their tool box for managing stress and anxiety??? Here are some more! ...

Relax like a Boss - 15 Relaxation Techniques To Reduce Stress
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7 Powerful Relaxation Techniques

The stress of modern life can make real relaxation an elusive dream. Yet there is no reason life has to be filled with anxiety and stress. If you take some time ...

7 Powerful Relaxation Techniques

Stress management

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Online Yoga Classes For Everyone: Come As You Are

Monday Gentle: 9:30-10:45am Wednesday Eve Flow: 7-8pm Friday Unwind/Self Massage Movement: 9:30-10:45am Sunday Practice For All: 10-11:30am welcome! i'm so glad you're here. This is my new online space where I humbly share my experience of ...

Online Yoga Classes For Everyone: Come As You Are
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Relax like a Boss - 15 Relaxation Techniques To Reduce Stress

Who doesn't need more tools in their tool box for managing stress and anxiety??? Here are some more! ...

Relax like a Boss - 15 Relaxation Techniques To Reduce Stress

Structural Family Therapy

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A New Life, Sunny Side Up

Haley"s therapist said she"s a cute little girl but unhappy most of the time. She shows little-to-no joy. She was diagnosed with dysthymia from an early age. To diagnose dysthymia, a ...

A New Life, Sunny Side Up
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Yes, Your Teen is Crazy!: Loving Your Kid Without Losing Your Mind

Now in paperback! Here is the book that updates the rulebook, giving parents the training and skills they need to transform their teenage children into strong, confident, productive adults. ...

Yes, Your Teen is Crazy!: Loving Your Kid Without Losing Your Mind

Substance Abuse

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The Recovery Village

No one is immune to substance use disorder. It can strike anyone at any time, regardless of age, gender, nationality, ethnicity, class or sexual orientation. However, some groups are more at ...

The Recovery Village
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Refuge Recovery

What is Refuge Recovery? We are a peer-led movement using buddhist-inspired practices and principles, combined with successful recovery community structures, to overcome addiction. We offer recovery from all forms of addiction through ...

Refuge Recovery
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Dangers of opioids

Did you know that 90 Americans die every single day from opioid overdoses? Out of those 90 people, 60 people die from prescription drug overdoses? With the growing number of people in ...

Dangers of opioids
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SMART Recovery

Self-Management And Recovery Training (SMART) is a global community of mutual-support groups. At meetings, participants help one another resolve problems with any addiction (to drugs or alcohol or to activities such ...

SMART Recovery
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I am sober - sobriety app for Android & IOS

Track your sobriety with a community that understands what you"re going through. Build new daily habits and learn from others who are making changes happen. It might feel like you're alone, but you're ...

I am sober - sobriety app for Android & IOS
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Make Sure You Know the Signs of Teen Drug Use

Teenagers may be involved with drugs in various ways. Experimentation at this age is common. Unfortunately, most teens do not realize how their actions affect their futures. They might think they ...

Make Sure You Know the Signs of Teen Drug Use

Suicidal Ideation

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Sources of Strength

A best practice youth suicide prevention project designed to harness the power of peer social networks to change unhealthy norms and culture, ultimately preventing suicide, bullying, and substance abuse. The mission ...

Sources of Strength
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Suicide Prevention - Student Health

Increase awareness of mental health issues among school-aged youth. Connect youth and families with needed services. Provide training for school personnel, families, and community members to detect and respond to mental health issues ...

Suicide Prevention - Student Health
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Young Person in Crisis?

Our trained counselors are here to support you 24/7. If you are a young person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk, call ...

Young Person in Crisis?
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Cedar Hills Hospital- Military program

Cedar Hills Hospital is dedicated to providing outstanding care and treatment to the men and women who bravely serve the United States Armed Force including active duty, family members, and veterans. Our ...

Cedar Hills Hospital- Military program
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THE RIGHTS OF SUICIDE SURVIVORS

Ten years ago my dad killed himself and changed my life and the lives of everyone who loved him. When he died, I felt isolated in my grief. I wasn"t the ...

THE RIGHTS OF SUICIDE SURVIVORS

Teen Issues

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Clark County Teen Talk - Coping with Depression

Clark County Teen Talk Nonjudgmental support for teens, by teens Monday to Thursday: 4-9 pm Friday: 4-7 pm Call 360.397.CHAT [2428] or text 360.984.0936 ccteentalk1@hotmail.com www.ccteentalk.clark.wa.gov Coping With Depression Top Seven Self-Help Tips 1. Cultivate supportive relationships 2. Take care ...

Clark County Teen Talk - Coping with Depression
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4 Easy, Promising Ways to Get Your Teen to Talk

Many of the parents we meet share that they struggle with getting their teen to talk. They report that attempts at conversations are met with one or two-word answers. Perhaps for you, ...

4 Easy, Promising Ways to Get Your Teen to Talk
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Make Sure You Know the Signs of Teen Drug Use

Teenagers may be involved with drugs in various ways. Experimentation at this age is common. Unfortunately, most teens do not realize how their actions affect their futures. They might think they ...

Make Sure You Know the Signs of Teen Drug Use
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Why Do They Act That Way? Revised and Updated: A Survival Guide to the Adolescent Brain for You and Your Teen

The tenth anniversary edition of this national bestseller goes beyond raging hormones and peer pressure to explain why adolescents act the way they do and what parents and teachers can do ...

Why Do They Act That Way? Revised and Updated: A Survival Guide to the Adolescent Brain for You and Your Teen
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Yes, Your Teen is Crazy!: Loving Your Kid Without Losing Your Mind

Now in paperback! Here is the book that updates the rulebook, giving parents the training and skills they need to transform their teenage children into strong, confident, productive adults. ...

Yes, Your Teen is Crazy!: Loving Your Kid Without Losing Your Mind
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Queer Youth Resource Center - Vancouver

The Queer Youth Resource Center (QYRC) is an established 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to the mission of serving lesbian, gay, bi, pan, trans, nonbinary, intersex, asexual/aromantic, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ ) ...

Queer Youth Resource Center - Vancouver
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Nonjudgmental Support for Teens, by Teens

What is TeenTalk? We are a nonjudgmental, peer-to-peer support line. We are here to listen to every kind of teen in any kind of situation. We do not exist to solve your ...

Nonjudgmental Support for Teens, by Teens
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Triple Point LGBTQ support for teens and parents

Vancouver and Washougal weekly support group for teens and young adults in the LGBTQ community. Support for parents. ...

Triple Point LGBTQ support for teens and parents
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Yes, Your Teen is Crazy!: Loving Your Kid Without Losing Your Mind

Got a teen in the house? The book will really help! ...

Yes, Your Teen is Crazy!: Loving Your Kid Without Losing Your Mind
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It Gets Better- Stories

Welcome to our Stories page. This is where you'll be able to see the thousands of It Gets Better videos shared with us, along with our original content series! We hope ...

It Gets Better- Stories

Teen Violence

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Why Do They Act That Way? Revised and Updated: A Survival Guide to the Adolescent Brain for You and Your Teen

The tenth anniversary edition of this national bestseller goes beyond raging hormones and peer pressure to explain why adolescents act the way they do and what parents and teachers can do ...

Why Do They Act That Way? Revised and Updated: A Survival Guide to the Adolescent Brain for You and Your Teen
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Clark County Teen Talk - Coping with Depression

Clark County Teen Talk Nonjudgmental support for teens, by teens Monday to Thursday: 4-9 pm Friday: 4-7 pm Call 360.397.CHAT [2428] or text 360.984.0936 ccteentalk1@hotmail.com www.ccteentalk.clark.wa.gov Coping With Depression Top Seven Self-Help Tips 1. Cultivate supportive relationships 2. Take care ...

Clark County Teen Talk - Coping with Depression
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Yes, Your Teen is Crazy!: Loving Your Kid Without Losing Your Mind

Now in paperback! Here is the book that updates the rulebook, giving parents the training and skills they need to transform their teenage children into strong, confident, productive adults. ...

Yes, Your Teen is Crazy!: Loving Your Kid Without Losing Your Mind

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

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TMS NW

Treating the source, not just the symptoms. ...

TMS NW
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Female Depression Patient Treated by Brainsway Deep TMS Technology

Brainsway Deep TMS is indicated by the FDA for the treatment of depressive episodes in adult patients suffering from Major Depressive Disorder, who failed to achieve satisfactory improvement from previous anti-depressant medication ...

Female Depression Patient Treated by Brainsway Deep TMS Technology
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TMS NW - Testimonials

I spent 2 1/2 years completely paralyzed with the most extreme anxiety I could ever imagine. It went on for so long that depression set in and I felt like I ...

TMS NW - Testimonials

Trauma

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TRAUMA TIPS ABOUT MINDFULNESS

Healing from trauma is a different process for each person. As a trauma-focused therapist I never tell my clients to do anything that I haven"t tried or use regularly in my ...

TRAUMA TIPS ABOUT MINDFULNESS
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Banish Burnout: A free e-book with practical methods to reduce stress and sleep better.

Banish Burnout: A free e-book with practical methods to reduce stress and sleep better.
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The Affects of Trauma

During my time oversees while in the military, I experienced and witnessed some very stressful or traumatic situations. Like most people, I associated trauma and PTSD with those that served in ...

The Affects of Trauma
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Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many.

Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many ...

Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many.
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Lutheran Community Services Northwest - Mental Health Counseling

Improve Your Life with Our Mental Health Services Get your life on track with our mental health counseling, case management and medication management services in Vancouver and Clark County, Washington. Our clinic ...

Lutheran Community Services Northwest - Mental Health Counseling
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NEW OR INCREASED LOW MOOD DUE TO COVID-19?

linical director and mental health therapist Kendall gives some thoughts on what do to about new symptoms of low mood or depression during this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, or if ...

NEW OR INCREASED LOW MOOD DUE TO COVID-19?
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What is A EMDR Therapy Session Like?

The 8 Phases of EMDR Therapy *Adapted from F. Shapiro (2001) Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing: Basic principles, protocols and procedures (2nd edition) New York: Guilford Press. 1. In the first ...

What is A EMDR Therapy Session Like?
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EFFECTS OF TRAUMA

Trauma can have significant and lasting impacts on our mental, emotional, and physical health. Sadly childhood trauma is incredibly prevalent and effects the way the nervous system develops and grows. These ...

EFFECTS OF TRAUMA
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TRAUMA TIPS ABOUT SELF-LOVE & RELATIONSHIPS

Healing from trauma is a different process for each person. As a trauma-focused therapist I never tell my clients to do anything that I haven"t tried or use regularly in my ...

TRAUMA TIPS ABOUT SELF-LOVE & RELATIONSHIPS
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Early Childhood Trauma

What is Developmental/Early Childhood Trauma? Early childhood trauma is defined as traumatic events that occur before age 3-5 years old. Developmental/early childhood trauma is different from shock trauma in that it occurs ...

Early Childhood Trauma
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The 8 Phases Of EMDR Therapy

The 8 Phases Of EMDR Therapy Phase 1: History taking (assessment of readiness). Phase 2: Incorporates learning and practicing of distress tolerance skills (coping skills) to control intense emotions that are coming up ...

The 8 Phases Of EMDR Therapy
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Portland DBT Institute- Eating Disorder Intensive Out-patient Program

Our Intensive Outpatient program is intended to provide a higher level of care treatment option for adults struggling with an eating disorder. ...

Portland DBT Institute- Eating Disorder Intensive Out-patient Program
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ESCAPING OUR SHAME

Many of us carry shame. Shame that represents our mistakes, family secrets, or identity. Sometimes we know exactly what we need to do to move forward in life and other times ...

ESCAPING OUR SHAME

Trauma And PTSD

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Protect our Defenders

Aviation Commander Darchelle was raped by a colleague. Despite DNA evidence of the rape, the perpetrator was found not guilty and Darchelle"s reenlistment was denied. Now she is speaking out to ...

Protect our Defenders
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PTSD: National Center for PTSD

It's normal to have upsetting memories, feel on edge, or have trouble sleeping after a traumatic event. At first, it may be hard to do normal daily activities, like go to ...

PTSD: National Center for PTSD
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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Some of the most important advancements in the diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders in the last decade have come from an improved understanding of trauma and trauma-related disorders. Post-traumatic stress ...

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
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Cedar Hills Hospital- Military program

Cedar Hills Hospital is dedicated to providing outstanding care and treatment to the men and women who bravely serve the United States Armed Force including active duty, family members, and veterans. Our ...

Cedar Hills Hospital- Military program
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Early Childhood Trauma

What is Developmental/Early Childhood Trauma? Early childhood trauma is defined as traumatic events that occur before age 3-5 years old. Developmental/early childhood trauma is different from shock trauma in that it occurs ...

Early Childhood Trauma
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How childhood trauma affects across a lifetime

Childhood trauma isn't something you just get over as you grow up. Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains that the repeated stress of abuse, neglect and parents struggling with mental health or ...

How childhood trauma affects across a lifetime
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What is A EMDR Therapy Session Like?

The 8 Phases of EMDR Therapy *Adapted from F. Shapiro (2001) Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing: Basic principles, protocols and procedures (2nd edition) New York: Guilford Press. 1. In the first ...

What is A EMDR Therapy Session Like?
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EFFECTS OF TRAUMA

Trauma can have significant and lasting impacts on our mental, emotional, and physical health. Sadly childhood trauma is incredibly prevalent and effects the way the nervous system develops and grows. These ...

EFFECTS OF TRAUMA
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Substance Use Disorders & PTSD Connection

It"s no secret that Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can be debilitating at times in one"s life. It"s also no secret that PTSD can negatively impact the effectiveness of other mental ...

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YWCA- Safe Choice, SW Washington

The SafeChoice Program advocates for, educates, and supports those affected by domestic violence. SafeChoice has been a leader in providing domestic violence services to Clark County since 1974. In addition to ...

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Do You Have C-PTSD?

You have most likely heard the term Post Traumatic Stress Disorder also known as PTSD. It is used to describe the mental and emotional anguish suffered by those who have experienced ...

Do You Have C-PTSD?
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Sexual Problems Are Common Among Veterans With PTSD

Military veterans have been found to be at high risk for a number of mental and physical health problems, including pain, substance and alcohol use, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). One ...

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Military Sexual Trauma- RAINN

Military Sexual Trauma, or MST, is the term used by the Department of Veteran Affairs to describe the effects of sexual violence experienced by a military Service member. Many of the ...

Military Sexual Trauma- RAINN
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The Affects of Trauma

During my time oversees while in the military, I experienced and witnessed some very stressful or traumatic situations. Like most people, I associated trauma and PTSD with those that served in ...

The Affects of Trauma
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Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many.

Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many ...

Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many.

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Relax like a Boss - 15 Relaxation Techniques To Reduce Stress

Who doesn't need more tools in their tool box for managing stress and anxiety??? Here are some more! ...

Relax like a Boss - 15 Relaxation Techniques To Reduce Stress

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Resources for the military community and military supporters

Operation We Are Here is a one-stop HUB of resources for the military community and military supporters that offers: A clearinghouse of resources for the military community Practical insights in caring for the ...

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Veterans Assistance Fund

To receive assistance, veterans must meet the following requirements: DD214 Veterans Honorable or General under Honorable Conditions Discharge. Washington state resident for at least 12 consecutive months immediately prior to application. Clark County resident ...

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Veterans Crisis Line

Veterans Crisis Line Are you a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one? Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Many of them ...

Veterans Crisis Line

Veterans Issues

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Military Sexual Trauma- RAINN

Military Sexual Trauma, or MST, is the term used by the Department of Veteran Affairs to describe the effects of sexual violence experienced by a military Service member. Many of the ...

Military Sexual Trauma- RAINN
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Resources for the military community and military supporters

Operation We Are Here is a one-stop HUB of resources for the military community and military supporters that offers: A clearinghouse of resources for the military community Practical insights in caring for the ...

Resources for the military community and military supporters
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Protect our Defenders

Aviation Commander Darchelle was raped by a colleague. Despite DNA evidence of the rape, the perpetrator was found not guilty and Darchelle"s reenlistment was denied. Now she is speaking out to ...

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Sexual Problems Are Common Among Veterans With PTSD

Military veterans have been found to be at high risk for a number of mental and physical health problems, including pain, substance and alcohol use, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). One ...

Sexual Problems Are Common Among Veterans With PTSD
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Veterans Assistance Fund

To receive assistance, veterans must meet the following requirements: DD214 Veterans Honorable or General under Honorable Conditions Discharge. Washington state resident for at least 12 consecutive months immediately prior to application. Clark County resident ...

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Windhaven Therapeutic Riding - Horses Helping Heroes

Windhaven Therapeutic Riding (WHTR) offers a variety of equine relationship building experiences for all Veterans and Active-Duty service members who suffer from Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) ...

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Returning Veterans Project

Returning Veterans Project- This is a directory of providers who provide mind, body and spirit services FOR Free to returning veterans. ...

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Veterans Crisis Line

Veterans Crisis Line Are you a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one? Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Many of them ...

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Cedar Hills Hospital- Military program

Cedar Hills Hospital is dedicated to providing outstanding care and treatment to the men and women who bravely serve the United States Armed Force including active duty, family members, and veterans. Our ...

Cedar Hills Hospital- Military program
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7 Powerful Relaxation Techniques

The stress of modern life can make real relaxation an elusive dream. Yet there is no reason life has to be filled with anxiety and stress. If you take some time ...

7 Powerful Relaxation Techniques
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Serenity Lane Treatment Center

"Serenity Lane"s Intensive Outpatient Treatment program in Vancouver, WA is a ten-week program of group therapy, individual counseling and education about the disease of addiction. Treatment groups meet three times a ...

Serenity Lane Treatment Center
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PTSD: National Center for PTSD

It's normal to have upsetting memories, feel on edge, or have trouble sleeping after a traumatic event. At first, it may be hard to do normal daily activities, like go to ...

PTSD: National Center for PTSD
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Senior Resources Guide Vancouver WA

Welcome to Seniors Resource Guide Directory for Vancouver, Washington. This is a comprehensive guide to senior resources in the Greater Vancouver area and Clark County. ...

Senior Resources Guide Vancouver WA
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Clark County Veterans Assistance Center

SERVING CLARK COUNTY VETERANS SINCE 2011 Clark County Veterans Assistance Center (CCVAC) was born from many conversations by local Vietnam Veterans who said, "There oughta be a place" Through the dedication of ...

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About Face

After a traumatic event like combat, an assault, or a disaster it's normal to feel scared, keyed up, or sad at first. But if it's been months or years since the ...

About Face
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SMART Recovery

Self-Management And Recovery Training (SMART) is a global community of mutual-support groups. At meetings, participants help one another resolve problems with any addiction (to drugs or alcohol or to activities such ...

SMART Recovery

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SMART Recovery

Self-Management And Recovery Training (SMART) is a global community of mutual-support groups. At meetings, participants help one another resolve problems with any addiction (to drugs or alcohol or to activities such ...

SMART Recovery

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Vancouver Wa. Womens Advanced/Metastatic Support Group

All women's cancer support group and Advanced/Metastatic support group. All led by Oncology Social Workers in a richly supportive and safe environment. ...

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Cedar Hills Hospital- Military program

Cedar Hills Hospital is dedicated to providing outstanding care and treatment to the men and women who bravely serve the United States Armed Force including active duty, family members, and veterans. Our ...

Cedar Hills Hospital- Military program
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Qualified Care, Personalized Options

At Options360, you can find help and get answers to your questions. Started by women and for women Options360 began when two women became friends after surviving some tough situations when they were ...

Qualified Care, Personalized Options
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Nourish Your Roots: 8-Weeks of Supported Nutrition, Exercise, Stress-Management and Circadian Rhythm Health.

8-Weeks of Supported Nutrition, Exercise, Stress-Reduction and Circadian Rhythm Health. ...

Nourish Your Roots: 8-Weeks of Supported Nutrition, Exercise, Stress-Management and Circadian Rhythm Health.
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Cascade Aids Project serving SW Washington

Our Southwest Washington offices provides medical case management, wellness case management, service navigation, housing case management, employment services, benefits navigation, and peer support to those living with HIV. If you are ...

Cascade Aids Project serving SW Washington
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Relaxation techniques

Relaxation techniquesRelaxation techniques: Try these steps to reduce stress Relaxation techniques can reduce stress symptoms and help you enjoy a better quality of life, especially if you have an illness. Explore relaxation ...

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7 Powerful Relaxation Techniques

The stress of modern life can make real relaxation an elusive dream. Yet there is no reason life has to be filled with anxiety and stress. If you take some time ...

7 Powerful Relaxation Techniques
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The Q Center

Great Support for LGBTTo provide safe spaces, community building and empowerment for the positive transformation of LGBTQ2SIA communities and allies in the Pacific Northwest. As the largest LGBTQ community center in the ...

The Q Center
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Before You Say 'I Do': Important Questions for Couples to Ask Before Marriage

Pre-marital resource

Before You Say 'I Do': Important Questions for Couples to Ask Before Marriage
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NW Gender Alliance

We"re so grateful that you"ve visited our site which is being completely reimagined, currently undergoing a thorough transformation (of sorts) and we"d love for you to experience it. A countdown timer ...

NW Gender Alliance
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Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many.

Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many ...

Why Healthy Baby, Healthy Parent Isn't Enough For Many.
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SMART Recovery

Self-Management And Recovery Training (SMART) is a global community of mutual-support groups. At meetings, participants help one another resolve problems with any addiction (to drugs or alcohol or to activities such ...

SMART Recovery
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Banish Burnout: A free e-book with practical methods to reduce stress and sleep better.

Banish Burnout: A free e-book with practical methods to reduce stress and sleep better.
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YWCA- Safe Choice, SW Washington

The SafeChoice Program advocates for, educates, and supports those affected by domestic violence. SafeChoice has been a leader in providing domestic violence services to Clark County since 1974. In addition to ...

YWCA- Safe Choice, SW Washington
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Mental Health First Aid

The Adult Mental Health First Aid course is for those 18 and older who want to learn who to help someone in a mental health crisis or dealing with mental health ...

Mental Health First Aid
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The Stigma Project

The Stigma Project: SW Washington. This panel discussion, is the first of four events planned to deepen the conversation around Stigma in SW WA. We are so proud of CAP's team ...

The Stigma Project
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Relax like a Boss - 15 Relaxation Techniques To Reduce Stress

Who doesn't need more tools in their tool box for managing stress and anxiety??? Here are some more! ...

Relax like a Boss - 15 Relaxation Techniques To Reduce Stress

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