Mental Health

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

The Power of EMDR

Trauma and addiction often go hand in hand. Learn how EMDR—a treatment that reconceptualizes trauma and negative beliefs—can help.
Mental Health

Being Highly Sensitive Does Not Equal Weakness

Have you ever cried during a Disney movie? Felt overwhelmed in a big crowd? Learn the strengths and challenges of being highly sensitive.
Mental Health

How Is Trauma Linked to Addiction?

For many who experience a trauma, the shock and hurt dissipates with time. Others, however, may turn to substances and develop addictions.
Mental Health

Survivor's Guilt: A Symptom of PTSD

Survivor's guilt is a symptom of PTSD that occurs when someone fixates on their assumed responsibility and survival during a traumatic event.
Addiction Treatment

How to Find the "Right" Therapist

Reaching out for help is sometimes the hardest part. Finding the right therapist for you is actually simple once you break it down into steps
Mental Health

What Are Triggers?

What does "I'm triggered" actually mean? Feeling triggered is different than just feeling upset or mad. Learn more about its clinical meaning.
Mental Health

What Are Co-Occurring Disorders?

Co-occurring disorders, also referred to as comorbidity, occur when a person has a substance use disorder and another mental health issue.
Mental Health

10 Self-Care Tips for Improving Your Mental Health

Taking time for self-care isn't selfish, but a necessary part of your mental health. Here are 10 tips to boost your overall well-being.
Mental Health

How to Stop Feeling So Hopeless

Have you been experiencing signs of hopelessness? Don’t let these feelings take over, there are tangible steps you can take to begin feeling stronger about yourself and your situation.
Mental Health

Bad Habits to Avoid for Better Mental Health

Caring for your mental well-being may seem overwhelming. Start bettering your mental health by avoiding these common habits.
Mental Health

­­Is Toxic Hockey Culture Pushing Athletes Toward Substance Abuse?

Hockey is a highly physical sport with many pro players relying on painkillers to cope with injuries, often leading to drug abuse. Read why.
Alcohol

How to Break the Vicious Cycle of Stress and Alcoholism

Stress does not mix well with alcohol, but many anxious people drink anyway. Learn how stress drinking can lead to alcoholism.