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Surviving the Suicide of a Loved One

Wednesday, July 28th, 2021

If you or someone you love is considering suicide or shows warning signs for suicide, contact the Suicide Prevention Hotline at (800) 273-8255 or call 911 for immediate assistance. There can be no predicting when someone… Read More

 

Staying Sober This Independence Day

Friday, July 2nd, 2021

The Fourth of July is right around the corner, and after spending the last year in lockdown because of COVID-19, people are ready to get out and celebrate with family and friends. Besides fun, food, and… Read More

 

Working Towards Self-Love in Addiction Recovery

Wednesday, June 30th, 2021

Many that have struggled with active addiction know that the disease feeds off of your lowest moments. Low self-esteem is one of the key ingredients of addiction that allows it to thrive. In recovery, you have… Read More

 

Signs You Need to Set Healthy Boundaries and How to Do So

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021

Living a happy and healthy life is impossible without setting proper boundaries. While many people know what it means to set boundaries, a handful of people believe their boundaries are acceptable, and they shouldn’t change them…. Read More

 

5 Signs You May Have Trust Issues

Wednesday, June 16th, 2021

Every relationship should be built on a foundation of trust, as you can’t expect it to be healthy if you can’t trust your partner. However, many people struggle with trust issues in relationships that cause damage… Read More

 

Understanding Codependent Relationships in Recovery

Thursday, June 10th, 2021

There are numerous kinds of unhealthy relationships, but there is a particular one that often occurs alongside substance use issues. Codependent relationships are incredibly harmful to both individuals, and they can often worsen over time without… Read More

 

What Is Trauma Bonding?

Monday, June 7th, 2021

Have you found yourself in an unhealthy relationship but can’t leave? Perhaps you have seen a loved one struggle with a toxic relationship that is unhealthy, but yet they continue staying with the person. Abusive relationships… Read More

 

Languishing: How to Understand the “Blah” of the Pandemic

Thursday, June 3rd, 2021

The coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on the world since early 2020. Now, in 2021, it has been over a year since anyone has had any semblance of normalcy. In the early days of the pandemic,… Read More

 

Being More Than Your Diagnosis

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021

Receiving a mental health diagnosis relieves many people because they finally have a name to describe their symptoms. However, it can feel suffocating to now have this label, especially considering the stigma surrounding it. Realizing that… Read More

 

Understanding the Impact of Attachment Wounds

Monday, May 31st, 2021

Humans naturally form bonds with those closest to them when they are younger, such as caregivers. However, stress, broken trust, or other adverse experiences within the relationship can cause what is known as attachment wounds. Unhealed… Read More

 

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