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Positive Directions is Growing: Meet our New Talented Team Members

We are thrilled to have several new members join our team as valuable assets! We wouldn't be where we are today without the expertise, dedication, and passion that each team member shares with the organization and our community. A warm welcome and congratulations from all of us at Positive Directions! Read on to learn more about each team member's experience and commitment behind their work.

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Virtual Support Groups for Addiction Recovery

People who struggle with addiction, often struggle with feelings of depression, anxiety, stress, and compulsive behaviors. It’s important for significant others, friends, and family to know and implement helpful ways to support their loved one through their long-term recovery journey towards a healthy lifestyle.

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Impacts of COVID-19 on Mental Health

The importance of managing stress, anxiety, and other mental health implications has increased during COVID-19. This pandemic has caused millions of deaths worldwide, soaring unemployment rates, lost access to free or reduced school meal programs for students, and a spike in domestic violence cases. As a nation, we have been impacted by trauma due to feelings of isolation, anxiety, uncertainty, and consumer despair. “In a recent KFF poll, nearly half (45%) of adults in the United States reported that their mental health has been negatively impacted due to worry and stress over the virus.” (KFF 2020)

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