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

What to Do When You Are Struggling with Addiction and Depression

Know that you are not alone in suffering from a co-occurring disorder. In fact, 37 percent of those battling alcoholism and 53 percent of those struggling with drug addiction also suffer from at least one serious mental health disorder. Depression and anxiety being the most common.
Mental Health

Mental Health Experts Share How They Strengthen Their Own Mental Health

Want to start prioritizing your mental health but don't know where to start? Find out how Mountainside's mental health experts are taking care of their mental wellbeing.
Mental Health

What To Do When An Insurance Company Denies Your Mental Health Claim

While federal and state laws require insurance companies to cover mental health and substance use disorder treatment, many people face an uphill battle in getting insurance companies to authorize treatment […]
Mental Health

Pro Athletes and Mental Health: How Kevin Love, DeMar DeRozan and Other Athletes Are Shattering the Stigma Surrounding Mental Health

Professional athletes are using their platform to destigmatize the conversation surrounding mental health. Check out the impact that these athletes are making despite the challenges that this year has brought us.
Mental Health

Are the Elections Causing You Anxiety? Here Are 4 Tips to Help You Stay Calm

Nearly 70 percent of adults claim that the upcoming elections are a major source of stress and anxiety. If you are one of them, try these four tips to help you stay calm during these uncertain times.
Mental Health

Doomscrolling: Are You Obsessed With Bad News?

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.
Mental Health

Going Back to Work in a Pandemic: Tips on How to Adjust

The anxiety of returning to work in the midst of a pandemic can be overwhelming. Here's how to manage back-to-work stress after working from home.
Addiction Treatment

4 Reasons to Try Therapy

Ever considered going to therapy but weren't sure if it was right for you? Truth is that everyone could benefit from some one-on-one counseling. Need some convincing? Here are four benefits of going to therapy.
Mental Health

Mental Health in the LGBTQ Community

Those who identify as LGBTQ are more likely than their non-LGBTQ counterparts to struggle with mental health disorders and substance misuse. Learn why and how.
Mental Health

Why Taking Care of Your Mental Health Is Essential to Your Recovery

Mental health and addiction often go hand in hand. Understanding how and why is critical to safeguarding your recovery. In this article, Mountainside clinician Meg Currie shares mental health tips to help you avoid relapse.
Mental Health

Healthcare Workers Are Battling Two Crises: COVID-19 and Mental Health Woes

In the battle against COVID-19, health care workers don't just risk their physical health but also their mental well-being.
Mental Health

The Effects of Stress on the Body

While experiencing stress is normal, too much stress can have a detrimental effect on your health. Learn how stress can impact your physical and emotional health.