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What to Do if Your Loved One Won’t Get Help for Their Addiction
The only thing more difficult than seeing a loved one struggle with drugs or alcohol is having a loved one decline help for their addiction. This disease does not discriminate. It affects brothers, sisters, daughters, sons, mothers, fathers, friends, and everyone in-between. A common theme among addicts is defiance toward help — the very help that can save their lives. So, how do we take care of a loved one whose disease prevents us from helping them?
What Better Time Than Now? Why It’s a Good Time to Go to Rehab
Are you currently struggling with alcohol or substance use? While the coronavirus pandemic has put a pause on many aspects of life, it doesn’t have to keep you from going away to treatment and receiving the support you need. When it comes to reaching out for help, it is normal to be on the fence and wonder, “Is this the right time?” All the craziness and uncertainty going on in the world right now may lead you to believe that waiting for normalcy to return is best. In reality, there is no better time than now to take control of your life.
Although many use these terms interchangeably, detox and rehab each have their own purpose. While detox primarily focuses on addressing the physical effects that addiction has had on the body, rehab focuses more on the psychological effects.
Are the holidays stressing you out? You are not the only one. From gift-giving to meal prep and everything in between, feeling overwhelmed is natural. However, this does not have to keep you from enjoying yourself. Check out these tips on how you can worry less and enjoy more during the holidays: Determine your comfort […]
This time of year, we tend to get so wrapped up in finding the perfect gift or hosting the most extravagant celebration that we often forget what’s truly important. But if 2020 has taught us anything, it’s to not take anything for granted – whether that is quality time with loved ones or even little […]
Professional athletes are using their platform to destigmatize the conversation surrounding mental health. Check out the impact that these athletes are making despite the challenges that this year has brought us.
Do you find yourself endlessly scrolling through bad news on social media? If so, you may be doomscrolling. Find out how it can affect your mental health and what you can do to stop the cycle of doom, gloom, and anxiety.