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The earliest known preserved pieces of art, found in an Indonesian cave, are at least 40,000 years old: creativity is an essential part of being human, and art has helped people explore the world and their emotions throughout history. For this reason, art in its many forms can play an important … [Read more...] about The Use Of Art Therapy To Navigate Complex Emotions In Addiction Recovery
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If you or a loved one are struggling to manage your mental health, there are many resources available to get you feeling better. Depending on the diagnosis, you and your care team might consider lifestyle changes, therapy, and/or medication. However, medication for your mental illness can … [Read more...] about Do Mental Illnesses Need To Be Medicated?