Celebrating our freedom to live a healthier, happier life

On February 1st, 1865, President Abraham Lincoln signed the resolution proposing an end to slavery — the 13th Amendment of the country’s constitution. Freedom is one of the founding principles of the United States of America and this day was envisioned as a way for all citizens to take a moment to appreciate how lucky they are.

It’s also a day when you can look in the mirror and say to yourself, “what do I want to be free from today?” Freedom from addiction, freedom from depression, freedom from whatever may be holding you back. Take the time to look inside yourself, discover the problem, and make the changes needed to help you live your best life.

Freedom from addiction
Addiction is a psychological and physical inability to stop consuming a chemical, drug, activity, or substance, even though it is causing psychological and physical harm.

There are many resources available for those struggling with addiction. This could include alcohol, tobacco, vaping, or any drug use. Fremont County Prevention has gathered a number of resources to help you have conversations and help you quit.

Freedom from depression or poor mental health:

Self-care tips
It’s important to practice self-care and things that support emotional and mental health during stressful times. Here are some suggestions from To Write Love on Her Arms:

Fremont County Prevention has gathered a number of resources to help you have those tough conversations about mental health and suicide prevention. Click here for a complete list of resources.

For more information and resources on any of these topics, visit https://fremontcountyprevention.com/.


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