Mental Health

Mental health plays an important role in addiction treatment and recovery. Professional mental health services, psychotherapy, self-care, and socialization are all important qualities to seek out while pursing sobriety.
Mental Health

Fight, Flight, Freeze, Fawn: Our Natural Response to Threats

When stress becomes overwhelming, the body responds. Learn about the four different trauma responses and how to explore these behaviors.
Mental Health

Self-Care Advice From a Wellness Expert

Learning how to practice self-care can keep you grounded and ease stress. Read about self-care examples from a mental health professional.
Alcohol

Why Are So Many Queer People Using Drugs and Alcohol?

Learn what places LGBTQ+ individuals at a higher risk of addiction and how queer people can best seek treatment.
Wellness

4 Things That Are Keeping You Up at Night

When you can't get enough sleep, you can't function. Learn how to get better sleep at night with a few easy lifestyle changes.
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.
Recovery

Dreaming About Relapsing? Find Out What It Means

Ever had a dream about relapsing and using again? Learn what these unnerving dreams can mean and what you can do to safeguard your sobriety.
Blog

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
Wellness

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.