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Rule 25 Assessment
What is a Chemical Use Assessment or a Rule 25 Assessment?

    Table of Contents (click on a question below to be directed quickly) What is a Rule 25 Assessment? Who needs a Chemical Health Assessment? Who administers a Chemical Use Assessment? What happens when I get a Rule 25 Assessment? How much does a Rule 25 Assessment Cost? Should I hire a Private Assessor?

Root Causes of relationship problems
Root Causes of Relationship Problems

    Introduction   The majority of Americans (64 percent) report being happy in their relationships. However, what about the other 36 percent, though?   For those who are struggling with relationship problems or marriage problems, it’s important to understand the root causes of these issues. Because of this, below are some of the most

ADHD: What Is It & Do I Have It?

    Introduction   According to the Centers for Disease Control, approximately 6.1 million children in the United States have been diagnosed with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (or ADHD).   Additionally, roughly 4.4 percent of American adults struggle with this condition as well.   Despite the prevalence, ADHD is confusing, and there’s a lot of misinformation

Mental Health Jargon
Mental Health Jargon: A Glossary

Introduction Mental health jargon and Medical Jargon can be difficult to understand. We understand that without proper information, you cannot fully understand what is going on. Below is a list of Abbreviations, and then a Glossary of terms, to help explain some of the jargon in a way that is not so jargony.    

How to become a counselor
How to Become a Professional Counselor: The Ultimate Guide

Introduction There are hundreds of thousands of counselors working in the U.S., there’s still a shortage of professionals who are qualified to treat conditions like anxiety and depression.   According to the American Psychological Association, nearly one-third of therapists are seeing more patients than ever. They’re even turning patients away because their schedules are so

What is OCD
What is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)?

Introduction According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, approximately 1 percent of adults in the U.S. (roughly 2.2 million people) have been diagnosed with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (or OCD).   Many are familiar with or have heard of OCD, but there are still a lot of misconceptions about this condition. Some of the most

Staging an Intervention
Staging an Intervention for an Addict

Introduction   According to a report from the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 95 percent of those who are struggling with a substance abuse issue are unaware that it’s a problem. In many cases, a person needs to hear from a close friend, family member, or other loved one before they realize the

Eating Disorder
What Does it Mean to Have an Eating Disorder?

Introduction   Roughly 9 percent of the population deals with eating disorders. That may seem like a small number, but it still works out to roughly 28.8 million Americans.   Many people struggle with eating disorders or know someone who struggles. In either case, it can be hard to know where to turn for help