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Nikolas Cruz: The Warning Signs

This entry was posted on April 10, 2018 and modified on April 29, 2019

Potentially dangerous behavioral traits are often noticed and even reported, sadly to no avail. In other instances, people notice something is awry; but for some reason, dismiss this behavior and fail to notify anyone about their suspicions.To some extent, both of these scenarios played out in the case of 19-year-old Nicolas Cruz.

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How Effective Is 12-Step Vs. Non 12-Step Recovery?

This entry was posted on April 2, 2018 and modified on April 29, 2019

As many as one in four addicts who seek recovery services have previously tried to quit their drug, alcohol or behavioral addiction. Twelve-step recovery programs, which are based on the well-known Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) model, are successful for many people. However, some people seeking help to overcome their addiction struggle to find inspiration in the 12 steps.

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Is Luxury Rehab Worth It?

This entry was posted on March 26, 2018 and modified on April 29, 2019

For those seeking addiction rehabilitation in soothing surroundings, luxury rehab Florida facilities are popular choices. The climate, beaches, wealth of tourist attractions, and the laid-back style of living all make Florida a huge draw for men and women who prefer the amenities of luxury-style rehab.

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5 Ways For Men to Achieve a Better Work-Life Balance & Avoid Burnout

This entry was posted on January 2, 2018 and modified on April 30, 2019

Although men are slowly becoming more receptive to the idea of seeking help for mental health problems (e.g. stress, anxiety, depression and trauma), they still tend to try and handle things on their own. Even when they feel overwhelmed by pressures at home and work, they often think they should keep a stiff upper lip and carry on. The tendency to stay strong and appear to have everything under control while struggling internally is not good for men’s mental health.

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