nutrition in recovery

The Importance of Nutrition in Recovery

Recovery takes more than just quitting. It requires making efforts towards both physical and psychological health, and nutrition plays its own important role. Substance use disorders can arise out of many different situations, including having an eating disorder or having difficulty maintaining a healthy diet. Fortunately, there are caring and knowledgeable professionals who can provide…

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Depression and Family Relationships

The symptoms of depression can present themselves in many ways, and family relationships are often adversely affected by the behaviors that depression can cause. While changes in a family member’s behavior might feel frightening, especially if they seem to be negative changes, it’s crucial to understand that family support can be life-changing for those experiencing…

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…

grief counseling

Benefits of Grief Counseling

Dealing with loss, whether a loved one has passed away or you’re going through separation or divorce, can cause overwhelming feelings of grief. The symptoms of grief and its effects can impact one’s ability to maintain relationships, employment, and a positive sense of self. While it’s normal to experience intense emotions and heartbreak after suffering…