mindfulness-based relapse prevention

What Is Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention?

One of the most effective therapies used to overcome addiction or mental health disorders is mindfulness. Being aware of the present moment and one’s immediate surroundings is something that can get desensitized over years of trauma or grief, and engaging our senses in the present moment can bring us back to the tools that lay…

woman working with a therapist to address co-occurring disorders

Addressing Co-Occurring Disorders

Many people that enter into a drug or alcohol addiction treatment program also suffer from one or several underlying mental health conditions. These underlying conditions often remain undiagnosed, as they are seen as a result of substance addiction. In reality, these underlying mental health issues oftentimes actually lead to or, at minimum, intensify the addictions.…

People experiencing the mental health benefits of gardening

5 Mental Health Benefits of Gardening

Those who enjoy gardening have often said that being in nature and getting their hands in the dirt can improve the mood, making them happier. Research has confirmed this, suggesting that gardening can significantly improve an individual’s mental and physical health. Unfortunately, many people dismiss this practice as overly simplistic. Additionally, some people feel that…