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I Created a Life Worth Living

My history As a several time suicide attempt survivor with my first attempt at the age of four, along with being challenged with mental health symptoms beginning at an early…
Kim Floyde
September 1, 2020
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Drinking Habits During COVID-19

A slippery slope: using alcohol to cope with loneliness or isolation during COVID-19 In many ways, COVID has brought us closer: we’re laughing over interruptions from our pets and children…
Kim Floyde
May 22, 2020
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Why am I so angry?

Coping with anger during COVID-19 I was already frustrated as I looked around to see the dishes left on the kitchen, the papers scattered everywhere, and my children attached to…
Kim Floyde
April 14, 2020
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Managing Anxiety with COVID-19

These days, it seems impossible to go anywhere, listen to anything, or watch any shows without hearing about the COVID-19 outbreak. Though I wasn’t particularly concerned about this virus at…
Kim Floyde
March 20, 2020
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Substance Use: A Closer Look

Understanding Substance Use – A Closer Look  Why do we use substances such as alcohol and drugs? Drugs flood the brain with feel-good chemicals and turn off the parts of…
Kim Floyde
March 2, 2020
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Substance Use Disorder 101

What is substance use disorder? Substance use happens when we use things like alcohol, marijuana, or other drugs to help us cope with something in our lives.  When that use…
Kim Floyde
February 28, 2020