The Case for Including Mental Health Care in the Workplace

You shouldn’t take for granted that your workplace positively contributes to your employees’ mental health.

How Will You Handle Loss?

Your best defense against grief will never be your ability to plan around and corral it.

How the Words You Use Can Decrease Anxiety

A healthy concern for your well-being can make you more likely to anticipate and effectively head-off possible threats.

Understanding and Choosing Better Coping Skills

When it comes to better understanding and treating addiction, we can learn a lot by looking at a person’s coping mechanisms.

Here’s Why Your Brain Makes Quitting Drugs/Alcohol So Hard

There’s little more tempting than a quick and easy solution to our problems.

How Drum Circles Can Improve, if Not Cure, Your Depression

Have you ever wondered how people used to treat depression before prescription medications were invented?

How Exercise Can Help Keep You Drug-Free

Exercise is a part of a healthy lifestyle and stimulates your body’s healthiest mechanisms by releasing feel-good endorphins, stimulating appetite and leading to more restful sleep

Here’s How Marijuana Use Is Changing

It’s not hard to see how some parts of American culture are light years ahead of where they were just a few decades ago.

How the Government Is Fighting Against the Opioid Epidemic

One of the federal government’s important roles is to take on our county’s most pressing issues and respond with solutions on a national scale.

Here’s How Creative Arts Can Diminish Stress

While there’s no way for you to avoid stress entirely, you can use it to your advantage and harness its energy to create meaningful artistic expressions.

As Research Advances, Treatment for Depression Gets Better

If an individual is open to trying a wide variety of treatments, a new life is more than possible for those held down by depression. There is something that can be done.

Texas Just Made Naloxone Available Over the Counter

If you don’t live in the Lone Star state, you may have missed some big news about opioid overdose prevention happening now.

3 Ways to Get Yourself Out of a Rut

It’s easy to wake up one day to find yourself in a rut, when your life’s momentum has stalled and you’re not sure what will come next.

Four Reasons to Be Wary of Supplements

Supplements can be beneficial if they are quality products that are prescribed by those who are trained in their proper use.

Four Things You Should Know About Adolescent Anxiety

Recognizing a mental health condition in your child can trigger your own worst fears, making you wonder if the condition is somehow your fault.

Three Ways Stimulants Negatively Change Your Life

There are so many more than just these reasons to avoid abuse of stimulants.

Four Ways to Help Your Kids Avoid Depression and Addiction

Intentionally building your relationship with your child to include trust, open lines of communication and mutual support is one of the best ways you can encourage your child.

Reasons to Reconsider Using Opioid Prescription Medications

Your healing process will have its own ups and downs that only you will know how to handle, and deciding on a treatment plan that will get you up and running again.

Three Things You Should Know About Congress’ Opioid Bill

Congress may be ready for a vacation over their upcoming seven-week recess, but their work is far from done.

5 Signs of Abuse in Relationships That Aren’t Physical

Domestic violence is often thought of in its physical forms, but emotional and psychological abuse are just as devastating.

Four Ways to Keep Your Pets Safe From Drugs

You’ve probably thought about how drug use impacts your own health or that of family members, but have you considered how it affects your pets?

3 Ways to Approach Addiction Treatment That Change Outcomes

Most people simply go to the addiction treatment center that is closest to their home. Do not fall into that trap.

Three Reasons to Reconsider Medication Assisted Treatment

A new life in recovery is about making decisions free from any substances. Your loved one has an opportunity to live drug-free. Take it.

Punch Drunk: Six Factors That Influence Your Buzz

Knowing why you drink and how best to do so responsibly will help you ensure your drinking is always under your control.

Four Ways to Fight the Opioid Epidemic

Whether you’re looking for a personal solution to opioid abuse or to improve the health and welfare of our nation, there are groups working to fight and reverse the opioid overdose

7 Ways to Improve Your Life in Long-Term Addiction Recovery

Five years of recovery from addiction is a wonderful milestone, but it’s also just the beginning.

Alcohol Abuse Remains a Leading Cause of Death

Alcohol abuse continues to be a serious problem in the United States. Let’s be sure that all those who need help for substance abuse get it.

Four Under-Reported Facts about the Opioid Epidemic

Beyond ringing the alarm, many news outlets are less eager to dive into the nitty-gritty details that make opioids’ hold on our nation so strong.

Three Meditation Myths that Keep You from a Healthier Life

When you think of people practicing meditation, you might think of millennials in a yoga studio or aging flower children in a field near their commune.

What to Look for in an Addiction Treatment Center

I very often get letters from frustrated, frightened parents of grown children who are addicts.

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