Mental Health

Mental health plays an important role in addiction treatment and recovery. Learn the reason why and gain tips for better mental health.
Mental Health

The Stress Loop

For those in recovery, stress can build easily. Use these suggestions for managing The Stress Loop so you can lead the sober and healthy life you deserve.
Recovery

Could Smoking Cigarettes Cause a Relapse?

Some smokers in recovery insist that cigarettes curb drug and alcohol cravings. Discover why nicotine can actually disrupt treatment and trigger relapse.
Mental Health

Stress & Addiction

Learning how to manage stress is key to your overall well-being, especially for those in recovery.
Mental Health

Substance Abuse Significantly Increases Suicide Risk Among Veterans

The study, which was recently published in the journal Addiction, involved 4.4 million veterans and was conducted over a period of six years.
Mental Health

Client Empowerment: Taking Charge of Addiction Treatment

So what is client empowerment? It is a process that allows people to gain control over their own lives and increases their ability to act on issues they feel are important to their healthcare.
Mental Health

The Link Between PTSD and Addiction

Many Americans who suffer from PTSD use alcohol or drugs to numb their emotional pain, leading to addiction. Learn about options for treating both conditions.
Mental Health

Winter Blues: How to Recognize and Treat Seasonal Depression

Now that winter has officially settled in, the short, dark days are now also filled with chilling cold and harsh winds. For many, these gloomy winter days can put a damper on their lives.
Recovery

Avoiding Holiday Stress for Your Recovery

The holidays can be a hectic time that brings added pressures for people in recovery. Learn about common stress triggers and how to stay committed to your sobriety year-round.
Mental Health

5 Ways to Calm Down When Feeling Anxious

Anxiety disorders are incredibly prominent. Luckily, they can be managed. Learn how to treat your anxiety while strengthening your recovery.
Mental Health

Anxiety and Negative Self-Talk: How to Cope with Your Inner Critic

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, anxiety affects over 40 million people age 18 or older in the United States, over 18 percent of the population. And the interesting thing about anxiety is that, well, the worse it gets, the worse it gets.