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Seasonal Affective Disorder: Being surrounded by the cold dark skies of winter does not mean we feel that way on the inside.
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I try to focus on the small joys, but too many of these paragraphs are followed by words of dark sadness and overwhelm, the desire to escape this thing called motherhood which is supposed to be so ultimately fulfilling.
As a nurse in the addiction recovery field, Elise cared for people in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. As a mother, she was driven to take that care to the next level as a way to honor her two sons who were lost to opioid addiction.
Statistics show one in six teens have seriously contemplated suicide, but what happens if this statistic comes to life and your own child expresses such thoughts?
Salam Mat, a nail technician, has always taken care of other people – her customers, her three daughters and her 11-year-old granddaughter. After her breast cancer diagnosis in January, those close to her have stepped in the same way she has always done with others.
“We always hugged her— sometimes that was all we could do.” Candy talks about the struggle and heartache of watching her daughter, now drug free and a mom herself, struggle with a heroin addiction as a young adult.