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Mindfulness: What is It?

Posted on May 10th, 2019 by Options Family

The world is full of distractions at any given moment: cell phones, computers, work, school, pets. It can be difficult to be present in the current moment if you are constantly thinking about what is next. This is where the practice of mindfulness comes in. We have all heard the term mindfulness here and there, […]

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Posted on April 16th, 2019 by Options Family

Substance abuse treatment in Minneapolis is a battle that many people face on a daily basis. The effects of alcohol not only increase your chances of getting injured, but excessive alcohol consumption can also lead to violence, liver disease, some types of cancer, damaged relationships, difficulty holding a job, and so much more. The National […]

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Is Family Therapy Right for You?

Posted on March 11th, 2019 by Options Family

You may shy away from family therapy in Minnesota because you think it is a place where struggling families go when they are facing a hard time. While this may be true, family therapy is also beneficial for families who aren’t going through a difficult experience but want to learn beneficial techniques to communicate better […]

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Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Posted on February 12th, 2019 by Options Family

Did you know that nearly 1.5 million high school students experience physical abuse from their partner every year? This is an alarmingly high number that needs more attention. Thankfully, there are resources available to help educate both parents and children about teen dating violence in addition to February being Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. What […]

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Saying ‘No’ to Peer Pressure

Posted on January 14th, 2019 by Options Family

Unfortunately, peer pressure is something that is around at any age. It can be difficult to have the courage to say no to those who are trying to convince you to act a certain way, but practice makes the process easier. Whether you are a teenager at a party who is trying to say no […]

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