Dealing with Depression During Treatment

Dealing with Depression During Treatment

Depression during treatment is a real struggle. It’s frustrating, isolating, and all-consuming. In most cases, depression during treatment can be an issue for addiction or mental health issues and other diseases people with depression suffer. Though it may seem...
Sober Relationships

Sober Relationships

Achieving sober relationships can be a daunting task for persons with substance abuse challenges, mental health illnesses, and psychological challenges. Drug addiction negatively impacts the way you perceive the world and relate to other people.  People with drug...
How Can Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Help You During Addiction Treatment?

How Can Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Help You During Addiction Treatment?

CBT is a psycho-social intervention that focuses on alleviating mental health and changing cognitive distortions, which is an irrational thought pattern that causes individuals to perceive reality inaccurately. Being a highly time-sensitive and strict form of...
Dual Diagnosis: Alcoholism and Bipolar Disorder

Dual Diagnosis: Alcoholism and Bipolar Disorder

When understanding dual diagnosis between alcoholism and bipolar disorder, one must understand how they coexist. Saying that, almost 50% of those suffering with alcoholism are also suffering with a co-existing mental illness.  When looking at alcoholism, it’s...
Finding A New Road: Daniel’s Story

Finding A New Road: Daniel’s Story

Daniel Henderson took his first drink at 13, he became an alcoholic at age 16, and by age 22 he was homeless and sleeping under a bridge. The road to recovery for Daniel wasn’t easy, but it was possible. Here’s how he achieved a new, successful life of sobriety, with...