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4 Ways to Change Your Drinking Habits

4 Ways to Change Your Drinking Habits
Small changes can make a big difference in reducing your chances of having alcohol-related problems. Whatever strategies you choose, give them a fair trial. If one approach doesn't work, try something else. But if you haven't made progress in cutting down after 2 to 3 months, consider quitting drinking altogether, seeking professional help, or both...
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Alcohol Awareness Month in New Hampshire

Alcohol Awareness Month in New Hampshire
​April is Alcohol Awareness Month. And you are certainly aware of alcohol--that often intoxicating beverage legal to those 21+, which can cause euphoria, reduce anxiety, drunkenness, and more. And we want to help raise awareness of the state of alcohol in our state of New Hampshire. While some may view having a beer, or attending your first party w...
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6 Tips for Influencing Teens' Attitudes About Drinking

6 Tips for Influencing Teens' Attitudes About Drinking
April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Every April since 1987, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) has chosen a different theme to raise public awareness and understanding. NCADD's theme for April 2018 is "Changing Attitudes: It's not a 'rite of passage.'" It is a part of your role as a parent to help your teens understan...
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The Power of Relationship in Recovery

The Power of Relationship in Recovery
​A Guest post by Lisa Boldin. Lisa Boldin is a Facilitator of Trauma Sensitive Yoga, and a Supervisor for students in the TCTSY certification program at the Trauma Center in Brookline, MA. She offers this evidence based therapy in small group settings and individual sessions throughout NH and MA. Lisa is also an Ayurvedic practitioner who full...
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Teen Institute Magic

Teen Institute Magic
A guest post by Reagan Murphy. Reagan Murphy is a Junior studying communications at Southern New Hampshire University. She first got involved with The New Hampshire Teen Institute in 2011 as a participant in the Leaders in Prevention Middle School program and returned the following year as a participant in the Summer Leadership Program and vol...
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