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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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.
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How to Enjoy Valentine’s Day Without Alcohol

Valentine's Day can be overwhelming, especially when you're sober, but it doesn't have to be. In this interview, Jesse Wright, a recovery coach at Mountainside who is in recovery himself, shares his tips for enjoying the day (and dating in general) without alcohol.
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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.
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Pro Athletes Shattering the Stigma Surrounding Mental Health

Professional athletes are using their platforms to destigmatize the conversation surrounding mental health. See what Kevin Love, Colin Wilson, and others have to say.
Mental Health

How to Cope with Election Stress and Anxiety

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.
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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.
Recovery

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.
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Healthcare Workers Battling 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.
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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

Managing Stress in Recovery

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

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.
Mental Health

5 Ways to Tackle Seasonal Depression

Have you been feeling a bit down lately? If so, you may be suffering from seasonal affective disorder. Learn what you can do to combat the symptoms.