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Sober Living in College

The Value of Sober Living in College

There are so many benefits of sober living homes for those in recovery! One of the biggest benefits is the support you receive while transitioning back to a sense of normalcy and everyday life. What ...
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How a Gratitude Practice Can Improve Mental Health in College

Have you wondered if practicing gratitude actually makes a difference in your overall mental health? According to Mental Health First Aid, "Studies have found that a single act of thoughtful gratitude produces an immediate 10% ...
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Trojan Family Weekend

Welcome to Trojan Family Weekend 2023

Join The Haven at College as we welcome USC families and alumni to campus for a weekend of fun and festivities! Haven programming will feature an Addiction Science Carnival with USC Institute for Addiction Science ...
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addiction and disease

Taking a Deeper Look at Addiction and Disease

Last week NPR published an article titled, "'The Urge' says calling addition a disease is misleading", written by Jeevika Verma. This thought-provoking take on why we should reconsider classifying addiction as a disease seeks to ...
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tips for college freshmen

10 Tips for College Freshmen

Life changes pretty fast when you're in college. If you're heading to college and you're looking for tips for freshmen, consider the following before you go. These will help ensure you're prepared for what's to ...
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stay sober from alcohol in college

How to Stay Sober from Alcohol in College

Alcohol has the potential to take over your life during college and negatively impact your grades. In addition, the more you drink the more dependent you become, which eventually evolves into addiction. Once you're addicted, ...
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How Long Does it Take to Get Addicted to Alcohol

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism reports over 15 million adults, and over 620,000 youth between the ages of 12 and 17, in the United States suffer from an alcohol abuse disorder. 12.5% ...
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Advice for Parents of College Students

Whether your son or daughter is heading to college for their first year or they have been away from home for a while, you're bound to have some concerns. As parents, we hope we prepare ...
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stay healthy in college

How to Stay Healthy in College

Taking care of your health is an important aspect of adult life. Both your physical and mental health has a direct impact on your mood, performance, and ability to operate at your full potential. If ...
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hobbies for college students

15 Fun Hobbies for College Students

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, college students spend their days divided into specific time frames. Included are traveling, educational activities, working, eating, grooming, sleeping, and others. The statistics show that in addition to ...
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mental health services on college campuses

Mental Health Services on College Campuses

Over the past few years, the discussion around mental health has widened to include a new focus on college students. Between the mental health community, public administrators, and legislators, college students now have a variety ...
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positive affirmations for college students

25 Positive Affirmations for College Students

Need a little motivation? College can be an overwhelming experience for students. Between the ten-page papers, presentations, and demanding schedules, it's not uncommon for students to experience burnout. In this article, we're sharing 25 positive ...
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