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  • 3 Steps to Alleviate Seasonal Affective Disorder Symptoms

    3 Steps to Alleviate Seasonal Affective Disorder Symptoms

    Seasonal affective disorder is a depression type that occurs with changing seasons. Seasonal affective disorder symptoms usually start in the late fall to early winter and last until the warmer spring and summer months. While doctors don’t know exactly what causes seasonal affective disorder, they do know a lack of sunlight and light exposure as…

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  • 5 Best Self-Care Tips This Fall

    5 Best Self-Care Tips This Fall

    Self-care is important for those of all ages, and returning to school makes it even more important that you take some time out from the stress of classes, school, and work. These five self-care tips will help you maintain your physical and mental well-being. One: Take 15 Minutes Every Day for Yourself. Even if you…

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  • 3 Ways the Internet Can Help You Manage Your Mental Health

    3 Ways the Internet Can Help You Manage Your Mental Health

    Too much time spent surfing the internet or lurking around social media sites can lead to a range of mental health problems. But if you use the Internet and mental health apps responsibly, they can help you improve your mental health. Here’s how. 1. The Internet Offers a Wealth of Information While any self-diagnosis should…

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  • Mental Health Clinics in NYC Part 2:  What to Look For

    Mental Health Clinics in NYC Part 2: What to Look For

    It’s hard to watch your child struggle with a mental illness, especially if you don’t know what’s wrong or don’t fully understand the mental health diagnosis. The good news is that mental illnesses are treatable through reputable mental health clinics. Medication, therapy or a combination of these can help your child recover from a mental…

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  • Celebrating 10 Years of Service

    Celebrating 10 Years of Service

    JOIN US AT OUR 10th ANNIVERSARY GALA CELEBRATION! On Thursday, October 11, 2018, NYCFL will celebrate its ten-year milestone of treating adolescents, young adults and their families with substance abuse and co-occurring disorders with specialized, individual care. Join our Founder, Elizabeth R. Kabler, the Board of Trustees, Staff, top donors, our clients, their families and…

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  • Is Music Therapy Effective in Addiction Recovery?

    Is Music Therapy Effective in Addiction Recovery?

    Music Therapy for Addiction Recovery For years, music has been used as a peripheral therapy in the treatment of a wide range of physical and psychological health issues, including but not limited to chronic pain, migraine, depression, anxiety, PTSD, bipolar disorder and much more. It’s been gaining more and more ground in the addiction recovery…

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