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Red Flags in Abusive Relationships

Wednesday, March 31st, 2021

Many individuals in abusive relationships will often deny the mistreatment or make excuses for their partner’s abusive behavior. The majority of victims have blinders that cause them to overlook the obvious red flags. However, there are… Read More


PTSD Symptoms in Men vs. Women

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can affect anyone of any background. Its symptoms can be general, but there are distinct differences in how they show up in men versus women. Being unaware of these differences can often… Read More


5 Journal Prompts for Addiction Recovery

Thursday, March 18th, 2021

The majority of mental health professionals will agree that journaling is an excellent way to release any negative emotions, anxieties, unwanted thoughts, and more. Many recommend journaling to practice calming techniques, gratitude, self-reflection, and other essential… Read More


Intimacy Disorders: Causes, Treatment, and Hope

Wednesday, March 17th, 2021

If you were to survey a select group of random individuals, most would agree that intimacy is key to any long-term romantic relationship. Intimacy doesn’t necessarily mean sex but can also refer to romantic love, being… Read More


How to Fight Against Intrusive Thoughts

Wednesday, March 10th, 2021

Have you ever experienced disturbing or unwanted thoughts that seem to penetrate your mind throughout the day? If so, you have most likely experienced intrusive thoughts. These thoughts can be troubling and have you feeling anxious…. Read More


How to Cope With a Mental Health Diagnosis

Thursday, March 4th, 2021

Receiving a mental health diagnosis can leave you feeling a wide range of emotions. You may be feeling a bit relieved that you finally have something definitive to describe the problems you have been struggling with,… Read More


Alternative Ways to Keep Your Recovery Going

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021

If you are currently in treatment for addiction or working to maintain your sobriety after treatment, you have most likely accumulated various ways of maintaining your recovery. As you now know, some of the mainstream coping… Read More


The Pink Cloud in Early Recovery: Potential Dangers

Sunday, February 28th, 2021

Early recovery can be a time of uncertainty, excitement, and many other feelings. You will experience several highs and lows as you adjust to your new life away from drugs and alcohol and learn to find… Read More


Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Drink or Use

Saturday, February 27th, 2021

Recovery is not always sunshine and rainbows. There will be days that you crave your substance of choice and may believe it wouldn’t matter if you caved. However, you must understand that cravings and the feeling… Read More


Benefits of Group Therapy

Monday, February 15th, 2021

Whether you are being treated for mental health disorders, addiction, or other concerns going on in your life, you will most likely experience group therapy at one point or another. Unlike individual therapy, group therapy allows… Read More


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