Introduction to Twelve Step Recovery

Introduction to Twelve Step Recovery

No matter what type of person they are or where they come from, ask any addict working a recovery program what they think about the Twelve Steps (TS). You will get the same answer every time. The Twelve Steps saved my life. The Twelve Steps are a

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Anxiety Resources

Anxiety Resources

What is Anxiety? Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health disorder. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, an estimated 31.1% of U.S. adults experience an anxiety disorder at some time in their lives. But what exactly is an anxiety disorder? While many experience anxiety

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Your Feelings Are Okay

Your Feelings Are Okay

At a young age, we learn to regulate our emotions from our parents and guardians. Society pressures us to shut down emotions with phrases like “Big girls don’t cry“ or “Man up”. This mentality is outdated and actually harmful. Emotions are natural, meaning everyone has them. You

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Take Time to Own Your Feelings

Take Time to Own Your Feelings

Emotions are a natural part of living. Yet, most people don’t take time to think about what emotions they are dealing with. When you allow yourself the time to acknowledge and assess your emotional state, you allow yourself to take control of your emotions. Doing this will

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May is Mental Health Month

May is Mental Health Month

May is Mental Health month and we at Family Life Center are working to raise awareness.  Did you know that 1 in 5 people experience a mental illness during their lifetime?  Things right now are far from normal.  Coronavirus has shut us indoors away from our regular

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Rapha Ministries Treatment Center

Rapha Ministries Treatment Center

How does Rapha Ministries contribute to the Family Life Center Mission? Family Life Center is proud of our association with Rapha Ministries, a program whose mission is to conduct residential alcohol and drug treatment for adult men in an environment stressing spiritual regeneration. With an emphasis on

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Group Therapy for Drug & Alcohol Addiction

Group Therapy for Drug & Alcohol Addiction

Is group counseling effective when it comes to drug and alcohol abuse? You may think that dealing with addiction is difficult enough without sharing your personal information and private pain with a group of strangers. While it may not be obvious, the opposite is often true. Sharing

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Co-occurring Disorders

Co-occurring Disorders

Those suffering from mental and emotional disorders are more likely to experience problems with alcohol and substance abuse as well. Self-medication is often the most common reason for the connection. People who find their mental health symptoms uncomfortable or disruptive can turn to readily available substances, from

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