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What to Do if Your Loved One Won’t Get Help for Their Addiction
The only thing more difficult than seeing a loved one struggle with drugs or alcohol is having a loved one decline help for their addiction. This disease does not discriminate. It affects brothers, sisters, daughters, sons, mothers, fathers, friends, and everyone in-between. A common theme among addicts is defiance toward help — the very help that can save their lives. So, how do we take care of a loved one whose disease prevents us from helping them?
What Better Time Than Now? Why It’s a Good Time to Go to Rehab
Are you currently struggling with alcohol or substance use? While the coronavirus pandemic has put a pause on many aspects of life, it doesn’t have to keep you from going away to treatment and receiving the support you need. When it comes to reaching out for help, it is normal to be on the fence and wonder, “Is this the right time?” All the craziness and uncertainty going on in the world right now may lead you to believe that waiting for normalcy to return is best. In reality, there is no better time than now to take control of your life.
Although many use these terms interchangeably, detox and rehab each have their own purpose. While detox primarily focuses on addressing the physical effects that addiction has had on the body, rehab focuses more on the psychological effects.
Do you find yourself endlessly scrolling through bad news on social media? If so, you may be doomscrolling. Find out how it can affect your mental health and what you can do to stop the cycle of doom, gloom, and anxiety.
Who you surround yourself with can have a tremdendous impact on your overall well-being. Family Wellness clinician, Bruce Dechert is sharing how to spot when you are stuck in a toxic relationship and how to repair a fractured bond.
Each season brings new forms of life and beauty, and the best way to witness and truly experience nature is to spend more time outside. Arthur Anderson, Mountainside’s Wellness Manager shares how his relationship with nature helps him lead a healthier, happier life.
Sobriety does not stop at abstaining from drugs and alcohol. Emotional sobriety is the next step that helps us stay in recovery and become the best version of ourselves. Learn how mindfulness, patience, and making connections can help you on your journey of recovery.