Acceptance means learning to adapt our lives in the face of pain.  It doesn’t mean giving up hope.  Instead acceptance allows us to see possibilities given our limitations.  We can make peace with our reality and move forward to reinvent ourselves.

Normalizing Pain from Manual

Articles on Acceptance and Reinventing Ourselves

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The Psychosocial Effects of Pain from Manual

New 988 Mental Health Number – Nationwide, 988 is the number to dial to access free mental health crisis services. It’s  available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. for more information. There is also a Crisis Text Line. You can text HOME to 741741. It’s a secure platform and available 24 hours/ 7 days a week.

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