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No One Brings Casseroles When Your Loved One is Mentally Ill!

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No One Brings Casseroles When Your Loved One is Mentally Ill!

Back when my 14-year- old son called me from school and said he knows he should be happy and he is a lucky boy, but he feels like he wants to die, I truly panicked. It was as if I wasn’t hearing the right words coming out of his mouth. I knew I wasn’t equipped for this situation!!!! I asked him if I could take him to his doctor and when he replied yes, at that point I knew my son was clearly showing signs of mental illness. I sat stunned in utter silence, panicking and paralyzed, not able to...

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Team Recovery Speaks Out!

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Team Recovery Speaks Out!

  My name is Matt Bell. I'm 29 years old and from Toledo OH. I never thought that I’d become a drug addict, either. I never knew anything about drugs, heck, I didn't even want to smoke cigarettes growing up! I had a great upbringing, in a good home, with an amazing loving family. I went to private schools from kindergarten through my senior year of high school. Then, I went to college at a Division 1 university on a full athletic scholarship for baseball. I even ended up graduating high school with a 4.0 GPA. So, what happened?I tore...

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