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.
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How to Set SMART Goals in Recovery

Setting SMART goals in recovery can help you achieve health, wellbeing & long-term sobriety. Learn some examples of SMART goals.
Drug Addiction

How Your Brain Heals After Quitting Heroin

After quitting heroin, your brain – and your body – begin to heal. Learn how stopping opiate abuse can lead to a healthier, happier life.
Mental Health

Ask a Wellness Expert: The Importance of Self-Care in Addiction Recovery

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

Being a Highly Sensitive Person Does Not Equal a Weak One

If you’re a highly sensitive person, that could be seen as weak—but that’s not true. HSPs process information differently. Find out more.
Mental Health

Getting Over the Winter Blues: 6 Tips for Dealing with Seasonal Depression

For people in addiction recovery, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) can pose a dangerous risk for relapse. Learn what you can do.
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10 Unexpected Ways to Reduce Stress Right Now

Listening to music, taking a walk, and journaling are the obvious methods. Discover a few other ways to reduce stress.
Recovery

Boundaries in Recovery: What They Are, How to Set Them, and Why You Need Them

Setting boundaries is essential in addiction recovery not just for the family, but the person with the substance use disorder themselves. Here's why.
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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 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.
Mental Health

Bad Habits: How They Develop and How to Break Them

We all have annoying habits that disrupt our daily lives. Breaking them is easier said than done. Discover what you need to stop bad habits for good.
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How to Manage Holiday Stress

Are you overwhelmed with holiday stress? Make this season enjoyable and find out how to manage your stress effectively.
Recovery

Managing Stress in Recovery

Stress can be a huge contributor to relapse. Learn how to deal with stress effectively and strengthen your recovery.