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Young Adults and Addiction: The Benefits of Inpatient Care

For many young people, drug use and experimentation is a rite of passage of sorts. However, experimenting with drugs and alcohol is far from harmless, and can often result in lifelong...

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Dr. Therese Rando

Dr. Therese Rando

Psychologist, grief specialist and author of How to Go on...

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David Kessler

David Kessler

Journalist, author and motivational speaker

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Helen Fitzgerald

Helen Fitzgerald

Certified death educator, author and lecturer

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Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D.

Wolfelt is an internationally noted author, educator and grief counselor. He serves as Director of the Center for Loss and Life Transition and is on the faculty at the University of Colorado Medical School’s Department of Family Medicine. His books include Healing Grief at Work: 100 Practical Ideas After Your Workplace Is Touched by Loss.
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Ashley Davis Prend, L.C.S.W., A.C.S.W.

Prend is a psychotherapist and grief counselor in New Hampshire. An author of several self-help books, including Transcending Loss and Claim Your Inner Grown-up, she focuses on coping with losses, searching for meaning, maximizing one’s potential and finding inner peace.
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Dan Tobin, M.D.

A nationally recognized leader in end-of-life care, Tobin directs the Center for Advanced Illness Coordinated Care. He is the author of Peaceful Dying.
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David Kessler

A journalist, motivational speaker and author of Life Lessons, Kessler is an expert on death and dying and teaches about the mysteries of life and living.
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Elisabeth K├╝bler-Ross, M.D.

Kübler-Ross was a psychiatrist and author of the groundbreaking book On Death and Dying as well as a 2007 inductee into the National Women’s Hall of Fame.
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Helen Fitzgerald

Fitzgerald is a certified death educator, author and lecturer and the director of the American Hospice Foundation. She has written The Grieving Child, The Mourning Handbook and The Grieving Teen and spent 23 years as the coordinator of the Grief Program for Mental Health Services in Fairfax County.
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Ira Byock, M.D.

The longtime palliative care physician and advocate for improved end-of-life care, Byock was a past president of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and has written many resources to help families.
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