Eating Disorders and Mental Health

Eating Disorders and Mental Health

What are eating disorders? An eating disorder is a mental illness. You will use food to try to manage your feelings. If you have an eating disorder you will have an unhealthy relationship with food. This may be eating too much or too little food. Or eating a lot of...
Self-Compassion: How to be Kinder to Yourself

Self-Compassion: How to be Kinder to Yourself

Self-compassion seems like a simple concept: direct compassion toward yourself like you do to others. But it’s incredibly common, especially with those who struggles with their mental health, to disregard the importance of being kind to yourself. Per Dr. Kristen Neff,...
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...
8 Important Things to Know Before Detox

8 Important Things to Know Before Detox

When entering a detox program, most think that there is no preparation necessary. There are 8 important things to know before the detox. Just show up and make the commitment to stop the habit that you may have. However, this is not the only thing that a detox...