Is EMDR Therapy Right for You?

Is EMDR Therapy Right for You?

Addiction treatment can be as varied as the individuals who receive it. After all, what works for one person may not help another. That’s why it’s important to explore a variety of treatment options for drug and alcohol addiction. One such treatment is eye movement...
How Fitness Goals Can Aid Your Recovery

How Fitness Goals Can Aid Your Recovery

Physical activity offers many health benefits for individuals in recovery. Even gentle movement can release endorphins, those feel-good hormones that help ward off stress, anxiety, and depression. Whether you’re new to exercise or have a regular fitness routine,...
Gardening as Self-Care During Recovery

Gardening as Self-Care During Recovery

Hobbies are a good way to pass the time, but for individuals in recovery, they can also be a form of self-care. Gardening is one such hobby that is good for the mind, body, and soul. What’s more is that you can enjoy the fruits of your labor quite literally. Even if...
SMART Recovery vs. a 12-Step Program

SMART Recovery vs. a 12-Step Program

If you or a loved one is suffering from alcohol use disorder (AUD) or substance abuse disorder (SUD), you may be comparing a 12-step, faith-based program with Self Management and Recovery Training (SMART) recovery programs. Twelve-step programs require surrendering to...
How Bonding with Animals Can Help Your Recovery

How Bonding with Animals Can Help Your Recovery

It’s no secret that sitting with a cat on your lap or receiving cuddles from a dog can make you instantly and profoundly happy – at least for the moment. But animals can do so much more than just give and receive love for people in therapy. And it’s not just house...
How to Handle Anxiety

How to Handle Anxiety

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States, affecting 40 million adults aged 18 and older. Despite being highly treatable, only 36.9% of those suffering from this mental...