Stress

Stress is a serious trigger for those who struggle with addiction. Learn about healthy coping mechanisms and ways you can manage.
Mental Health

Emotional Self-Regulation is a Valuable Tool

By learning emotional self-regulation skills, you can develop healthy coping mechanisms such as self-soothing and setting firm boundaries.
Recovery

What to Do When You Miss Your Addiction

At a certain point in recovery, a person may feel distanced enough from addiction that they begin to romanticize past substance abuse habits. Use these tips to avoid relapse.
Drug Addiction

Quitting Cigarettes is Possible with an Action Plan

With an action plan in place, you can quit smoking and leave behind your dependency on cigarettes for a happier, healthier lifestyle.
Addiction Treatment

Acupuncture for Addiction Treatment

For people struggling with addiction, acupuncture is proven to help relieve acute withdrawal symptoms and promote mental clarity. Find out how.
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.
Family Wellness

What to Do When Your Loved One Relapses

Watching your loved one relapse is both disheartening and concerning. Learn what you can do to help them get back on the path to sobriety.
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.
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.
Mental Health

Bad Habits to Avoid for Better Mental Health

Caring for your mental well-being may seem overwhelming. Start bettering your mental health by avoiding these common habits.
Alcohol

How to Break the Vicious Cycle of Stress and Alcoholism

Stress does not mix well with alcohol, but many anxious people drink anyway. Learn how stress drinking can lead to alcoholism.
Drug Addiction

Tips For Smoothly Attending a Holiday Party While in Recovery

Holiday parties can bring extra stress for people in recovery. Learn tips to plan ahead, minimize the risk of relapse, and remain committed to sobriety during the festivities.
Alcohol

Stress Drinking is Ultimately Costing You

Deal with your emotions and stress in healthy ways instead of reaching for a drink. There are many health issues that develop from chronic drinking, particularly for the liver.