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Unemployment & Mental Health: How Job Loss Could Impact Your Mental Health

What someone does for a living can be a huge part of their life.  It is one of the first questions people ask when trying to get to know...

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Vertava Health Editorial Team
Jan 22nd, 2021

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The Importance of Self-Acceptance in Recovery from Addiction

For many people abusing drugs and alcohol, these substances become their whole world. They can cloud their judgment, and as a result these...

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Vertava Health Editorial Team
Jan 18th, 2021

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Social Isolation & Mental Health: How to Deal with Isolation During the Coronavirus Pandemic

COVID-19 took the world and turned it upside down. With social distancing strongly encouraged, the coronavirus pandemic has drastically...

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Vertava Health Editorial Team
Jan 12th, 2021

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Mental Wellness Month 2021

  Mental health struggles are common, but 2020 was an especially trying year for many people. Along with the immediate physical health...

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Vertava Health Editorial Team
Jan 8th, 2021

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Weight Gain & Addiction: How to Lose Weight in Addiction Recovery & Stay Healthy

With countless diet pills and an expansive selection of fitness services and products out there, it is no surprise that almost half of...

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Vertava Health Editorial Team
Jan 4th, 2021

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Dry January Benefits & Why You Should Try It

  The New Year is a great opportunity to start fresh. People make resolutions to do everything from lose weight to save money. This...

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Vertava Health Editorial Team
Dec 29th, 2020

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Holidays & Relapse: What to Do After a Relapse Over the Holidays

  Recovery is a lifelong commitment, but the holidays may throw a wrench in your plans. With high amounts of stress, busy schedules,...

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Vertava Health Editorial Team
Dec 28th, 2020

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Addiction & Mental Health Support in Pandemic Relief Bill

  This week, congress passed a $900 billion stimulus package in response to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. While much of the bill is...

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Vertava Health Editorial Team
Dec 23rd, 2020

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Drug Overdoses in 2020 Reach Record High & Show No Signs of Stopping

  With COVID-19 circling the globe, 2020 has been a year like no other. Along with the disastrous effects on people’s physical...

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Vertava Health Editorial Team
Dec 21st, 2020

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A Look at the Opioid Epidemic in Columbus, Ohio

Over the past several years, the United States has been struggling with the opioid epidemic. People across the country are misusing and...

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Vertava Health Editorial Team
Dec 21st, 2020

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How to Set Realistic New Year’s Resolutions for Recovery

As the calendar year comes winding down and the holidays start wrapping up, a new year is approaching. With it comes new possibilities and...

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Vertava Health Editorial Team
Dec 15th, 2020

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How to Manage Your First Christmas in Recovery

Christmas and the holiday season are a wonderful time of year for many reasons, but it can also be a challenging time for some. Between...

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Vertava Health Editorial Team
Dec 10th, 2020

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Mental Health & The Holidays: Holiday Mental Health Tips to Get You Through

Whether you are recuperating after a long holiday weekend with the family or preparing for the holidays ahead, the holiday season can be an...

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Vertava Health Editorial Team
Dec 7th, 2020

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Why You Should Get Virtual Care Over the Holidays

The holiday season comes with both good and bad. While it can be enjoyable in many ways, it can also be stressful and overwhelming....

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Vertava Health Editorial Team
Dec 4th, 2020

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Stop Enabling Over the Holidays: When It’s At An All-Time High

During the holidays, families will often gather to celebrate. While most people look forward to having everyone together, addiction can...

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Vertava Health Editorial Team
Dec 2nd, 2020