Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a Buddhist teaching that focuses on being present and aware of your emotions. Learn how incorporating mindfulness practices into your routine can benefit your overall wellness as well as fortify your recovery.
Relationships

Toxic Positivity: The Problem with Constantly Searching for the Silver Lining

Here's why "looking on the bright side" can become damaging to your emotional well-being and harm relationships.
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.
Recovery

Balancing Work and Your Recovery

Stressed about creating a healthy work-life balance in recovery? Here are tips to keep your worries at bay.
Recovery

Emotional Sobriety: Why Giving Up Drugs and Alcohol Isn’t Enough

Sobriety does not stop at abstaining from drugs and alcohol. Emotional sobriety helps us stay in recovery and become the best version of ourselves.
Recovery

One Day At a Time: Practicing Mindful Sobriety

One Day at a Time? What a crock of BS. That was my response early on in my recovery. How are we supposed to live in the day when we […]
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.
Drug Addiction

Your Ultimate Recovery Resource Guide

In recovery, you're never alone. Check out these resourecs to help you stay connected and focused on your recovery during the COVID-19 crisis.
Recovery

Learning Tolerance for a Better Recovery

People in recovery are often advised to grow by embracing what makes them uncomfortable. Discover methods that promote patience, tranquility and self-awareness.
Wellness

Bringing Mind Body Spirit Practices into Your Life

Many residents at Mountainside report that our Mind, Body Spirit programs significantly change their life. But what to do "post Mountainside?"
Wellness

An Alternative Approach to Pain Management

According to the CDC, overdose deaths involving prescription opioids have quadrupled since 1999, and so have sales of these prescription drugs.