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Hiring Peer Support Counselors: A Bold Innovation to Enhance ...

Hiring Peer Support Counselors: A Bold Innovation to Enhance ... | Peer Specialist | Scoop.it
Rural America has a higher proportion of people who are at risk for mental health disorders and State Offices of Rural Health have identified suicide, depression, anxiety disorders and lack of access to mental healthcare, ...
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Outdoors/Clarkson: Go outside to avoid cabin fever

Outdoors/Clarkson: Go outside to avoid cabin fever | Peer Specialist | Scoop.it
It had been raining for what seemed like a week. Maybe it was only a couple of days, but regardless, it was enough to instill that deep feeling of restlessness associated with being indoors too long, the terrible malady known as cabin fever.

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nancercize's curator insight, January 3, 2014 1:46 PM

I'm feeling a bit cabin feverish myself. How about you?

 

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Heroin mix takes more than 80 lives in recent weeks - Sober Nation

Heroin mix takes more than 80 lives in recent weeks - Sober Nation | Peer Specialist | Scoop.it
POINT PLEASANT, N.J. -- On an icy night last month, a man entered a grocery store here, walked past the displays of cake mix and paper towels, and went int
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Certified Peer Specialist's  can help others with their journey of recovery.

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NOW Foundation's Love Your Body Campaign

NOW Foundation's Love Your Body Campaign | Peer Specialist | Scoop.it
Hollywood and the fashion, cosmetics and diet industries work hard to make each of us believe that our bodies are unacceptable and need constant improvement.
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Commentary: Is Juicing an Eating Disorder? - Valley Public Radio

Commentary: Is Juicing an Eating Disorder? - Valley Public Radio | Peer Specialist | Scoop.it
Commentary: Is Juicing an Eating Disorder?
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Sixty-five percent of American women between the ages of 25 and 45 report having disordered eating behaviors, according to the University of North Carolina.
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The Benefits of Art Therapy | What is Psychology?

The Benefits of Art Therapy | What is Psychology? | Peer Specialist | Scoop.it
Feeling stressed or having a hard time dealing with your emotions? Art Therapy might be the answer. Discover what creativity could do for you.
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Free PTSD self-screenings offered nationally

Free PTSD self-screenings offered nationally | Peer Specialist | Scoop.it
Behavioral Healthcare Magazine,Strategic business, technology, and financial news and information for administrators, operational directors, and managers of mental health and substance-use facilities.
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I'm recovering or recovered, can I help others? Mental Health Videos with Kati Morton

One of the biggest things I am asked is "If I am recovering, can I help others"? The simple answer: YES. Kati Morton, MFTI Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/k...
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Some Principles to Recovery within Peer Support Recovery-based Services and the Role of the Peer Support Worker.

Some Principles to Recovery within Peer Support Recovery-based Services and the Role of the Peer Support Worker. | Peer Specialist | Scoop.it
What is Recovery and what does Recovery mean to you? What is the role of De and I as peer support workers in your recovery? Recovery is about discovering (or re‐discovering) a positive sense of per...
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Police, self-defense experts discuss safety after series of assaults on young girls heading to school

Police, self-defense experts discuss safety after series of assaults on young girls heading to school | Peer Specialist | Scoop.it
SALT LAKE CITY -- The latest sexual assault case in Salt Lake City marked the third assault involving a young girl on her way to school in just over a week. Police said now is a good time to have a...

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Marie Abbatoy's curator insight, February 15, 2014 9:18 PM

It is vitally important to prepare your children as to what to do and how to react should they be approached by a stranger or predator. 

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Models pull out teeth to look thinner

Models pull out teeth to look thinner | Peer Specialist | Scoop.it
Fashion models may be known for doing some crazy things to stay thin, such as eating tissues, but the latest trend seems to be taking things way too far.
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» Brain Chemistry Altered by Early Life Experience, Part 1 - World of Psychology

» Brain Chemistry Altered by Early Life Experience, Part 1 - World of Psychology | Peer Specialist | Scoop.it
Brain chemistry is not about just genetics.. It apparently can be altered by early formative experience, as well.
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Coping with Secondary Trauma: A Loved One’s Guide

Coping with Secondary Trauma: A Loved One’s Guide | Peer Specialist | Scoop.it
We all want to care for those in our lives who have experienced trauma. It is important that in doing so, we learn more about posttraumatic stress, as well as best practices of self-care.
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Department of Corrections Continues to Train Certified Peer Specialists - PR Newswire (press release)

Department of Corrections Continues to Train Certified Peer Specialists - PR Newswire (press release) | Peer Specialist | Scoop.it
Department of Corrections Continues to Train Certified Peer Specialists PR Newswire (press release) HARRISBURG, Pa., July 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Officials at the State Correctional Institution at Dallas, Luzerne County, joined the...

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» Breaking News – You Really Can Love Your Body - Mentoring and Recovery

» Breaking News – You Really Can Love Your Body - Mentoring and Recovery | Peer Specialist | Scoop.it
RT @PsychCentral: Mentor Blog: Breaking News – You Really Can Love Your Body http://t.co/yPpq10t6Vq
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