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Recognizing Depression in Veterans 

Veterans are often impacted by depression at a higher rate than the general public, but due to mental health stigmas and the pressure to handle any struggles “bravely” on their own, symptoms can go largely ignored and untreated. It’s important for veterans to know they don’t have to do it alone and that getting help…

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3 Ways to Support a Veteran Living with PTSD  

Supporting a veteran struggling with PTSD requires patience, empathy, and understanding. As a friend or family member, you can offer vital support by actively listening, providing reassurance, and encouraging open communication. Engaging in activities together that promote relaxation and peace, such as nature walks or shared hobbies, are wonderful ways to show care and support…

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The Benefits of Therapy for Veterans

As veterans transition back to civilian life, they encounter various challenges impacting their mental and physical well-being. From battling mental health issues like depression, anxiety, and PTSD to coping with physical injuries, it’s no surprise that counseling for veterans is so needed. Addiction therapy programs and treatment for PTSD are just two of the avenues…

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What Are 5 Anger Management Techniques to Calm Down?

Humans have six universal core emotions: happiness, sadness, fear, surprise, disgust, and anger. Anger is often misunderstood and viewed negatively. However, it can be beneficial in certain circumstances. Anger can motivate solving conflicts and challenging situations or be constructive in helping set boundaries.  Anger becomes problematic when suppressed or it results in impulsive, aggressive, or…

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Holistic Drug Rehab vs. 12-Step Drug Rehab

Gulf Breeze Recovery’s THRIVE® program is unlike any other and offers a proven “niche” for those who have struggled with chronic relapse. When you watch the testimonials of past residents, you find that each person’s experience with detox, if needed, and the general entrance into the facility was a pleasant and welcoming transition.

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How To Finally Overcome Your Chronic Relapse

Gulf Breeze Recovery’s THRIVE® program is unlike any other and offers a proven “niche” for those who have struggled with chronic relapse. When you watch the testimonials of past residents, you find that each person’s experience with detox, if needed, and the general entrance into the facility was a pleasant and welcoming transition.