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Knowledge is a powerful tool in the fight against substance abuse. Our blogs provide helpful information, guides, and tips to anyone who needs it.

Posted on February 17 , 2020
Presidents’ Day Every February, United States residents celebrate Presidents’ Day. Celebrate may be the wrong word, though. Most people don’t notice it except for government employees who have a vacation day from work. Or, shoppers who attend Presidents’ Day sales may notice it. Incidentally, the store sales often mention how […]

Posted on February 02 , 2020
Groundhog Day and Breaking Cycles Have you seen the movie Groundhog Day? In this movie, Bill Murray plays Phil, a cynical weatherman who relives Groundhog Day over and over again in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. While the movie is fictional, we can compare Phil’s situation to the life of someone addicted to […]

Posted on January 28 , 2020
Truett Foster McKeehan: Gone Too Soon It never seems to end. Another promising life cut short due to drugs. We’ve recently discovered that twenty-one-year-old Truett Foster McKeehan died in October 2019 due to an accidental overdose of amphetamines and fentanyl. The aspiring rapper, also known by the names TRU, Shiloh, […]

Posted on January 22 , 2020
National Mental Wellness Month Good mental health improves our lives in so many ways, while mental health struggles can make life so difficult. Mental health and addiction are often connected. An addiction to drugs or alcohol could make us depressed, anxious, or contribute to other conditions. Sometimes, people who are […]

Posted on January 17 , 2020
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” – Martin Luther King Jr., Strength to Love, 1963 Dr. King’s words remain true today in many […]

Posted on January 16 , 2020
National Religious Freedom Day “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof” – First Amendment of the United States Constitution Like the U.S. Constitution, Sunshine Behavioral Health respects your religious beliefs. You don’t have to belong to a certain faith or believe […]

Posted on December 31 , 2019
Ending Resolutions and Expressing Gratitude In late December and early January, we hear so much about making and breaking resolutions. Resolutions can be great—if we keep them. But, if we don’t, we may feel rotten and feel as if we’ve failed. Do you want to enter February depressed and feeling […]

Saving Lives with New Smoking and Vaping Laws In this age of heated political divisions, it seems that both sides agree on one topic: the use of vaping and tobacco products among young people. On December 19, 2019, the U.S. Congress passed a federal bill that would make it illegal […]

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