by Father Jim Swarthout, Director of Alumni and Clergy Services The greatest gift you can give yourself, your family, and friends during the holidays is recovery The holidays can bring up all types of emotions, sometimes we miss our family and friends, sometimes we aren’t sure how to act around them, and other times we … Continued
By Dr. Tom Wright, MD, Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer When I was training to be a child psychiatrist many years ago, I had a mentor who was one of the most well-known and beloved child psychiatrists in Illinois: Jay Hirsch, MD. Jay had many sayings, quotes, and “clinical pearls” … Continued
Big Game gatherings can bring up all types of emotions… Perhaps the big game used to be a time of heavy drinking and using, going to loud bars, or embarrassing yourself in front of others or waking up the next morning and not even remembering who won the game, or how you got home. Then … Continued
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