Mental Health

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The Dangers of Vaping- Particularly for Teens

August 26, 2021

Healthy Living Brought to you by: Community Partner Compact, www.compact2020.com What is vaping? Also referred to as e-cigs, e-hookahs, ends, or juulings, vapes or e-cigarettes are devices that operate by heating a liquid solution to a high enough temperature so that it produces an aerosol that is inhaled. When e-cigarettes first began entering the market …

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How to Pick Supplements that are Safe, Effective & Right for You

February 4, 2021

Healthy Living Are you one of the 70% of adults in the United States who take a nutritional supplement? More than likely you or someone you know is currently taking a vitamin or other daily supplement. As you have probably noticed, there are endless brands and options when it comes to choosing a supplement and …

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Noise Reduction

June 25, 2020

Every Family Deserves Hope Wear a mask. You should not wear a mask. Wear gloves when you go to the grocery store. Gloves are no longer necessary. We have reached the curve. No, we haven’t. Who is accurate, and whom should I be listening to? I’ve never been through a pandemic before, so I do …

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From Stressed to Blessed

January 27, 2020

Healthy Living You can have peace regardless of your circumstances. My life was killing me. Every morning, when it was time to get out of bed after a night of not sleeping, I would lie there, preparing myself for all the problems, worries, lack, fear, anger, and resentment that would start chasing me down from …

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How Important is He?

December 28, 2019

Special Feature “The desire to live a life pleasing to Jesus and serve Him joyfully expresses our love for Him. This is only possible when His life becomes more important than our own.” OUCH! Does this step on your toes like it did mine? A dear friend shared this with me one morning, and it …

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Living in the Present

December 27, 2019

Healthy Living Lessons learned from Alcoholics Anonymous can often be applied with advantage by anyone. One such lesson is captured in the common saying, “One day at a time.” Underlying this admonition are two simple realities—we cannot change the past, and we cannot control the future. Also, implied by this slogan is the idea that …

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The Soldier’s Heart Retreat: Transformation Ministries

October 22, 2019

Mission Makers Brought to you by: Community Partner White Plume Technologies, www.whiteplum.com Transformation Ministries (TM) is offering a new program designed to help male and female veterans find freedom from the debilitating effects of PTSD on their lives and on the lives of their families. This faith-based program is designed to bring clinical and spiritual …

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What Can I Do About Stress?

September 26, 2019

Healthy Living First of all, stress is real. It is not simply in our imagination. Our bodies as well as our emotions are likely to feel its impact. As early as the 1980s, the American Academy of Family Physicians reported that two-thirds of office visits to family doctors were prompted by stress-related symptoms. Stress is …

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Living Limitless: No Limits Women’s Retreat

September 20, 2019

Special Feature Across the United States, women ages 18-54, battle with bouts of depression, anxiety and other mental health diagnoses at an alarming rate. According to the Alabama Department of Public Health, mental health and substance abuse are the second greatest health concerns in the state. Nearly one in five U.S. adults have been diagnosed …

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Help, Hope & Healing for Addiction: Samaritan Counseling

August 25, 2019

Healthy Living Samaritan Counseling has a long tradition of offering faith-based professional counseling and coaching to anyone struggling with recovery from an addiction who needs supplementary assistance with their recovery program. Samaritan counselors are fully aware that addiction goes beyond alcohol and drug abuse. Many people deal daily with an addiction to shopping, smoking, sugar, …

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