Those who have been traumatized are much more likely to turn to substance abuse than those who haven’t, but abusing substances only further exacerbates their trauma and PTSD.
If you suspect your friend is in a codependent relationship and want to help, you can build up their self worth, offer a safe space for conversation and more.
Anxiety and PTSD often occur simultaneously and have many symptoms in common, such as intense fear or worry, difficulty with daily living and physical distress.
Silencing your inner critic, rebuilding relationships and sharing your experience can help with forgiving yourself in recovery.
Regular consumption of pornography has been shown to negatively impact mental health by increasing depression, anxiety and loneliness.
Stimulants are substances used to increase brain and nervous system functionality, and while they can be medicinally beneficial, higher doses can pose a risk.
Depression can affect energy, perspective and motivation, which can negatively impact a dating relationship.
Post-acute withdrawal syndrome (PAWS) happens in the second stage of detoxing from substance abuse, and the best treatments are typically a combination of medication and therapy.
Seasonal depression isn’t just something that affects people in the winter, it can occur in the spring, too. There are ways to combat this depression, and get you through it.
When we’re little, we learn by doing things wrong and experiencing the consequences: we pull the cat’s tail and get scratched, we get curious about the oven and get burned and we repeatedly crash land when Dad first takes the training wheels off our bikes. Kids learn quickly that certain techniques work; it’s those techniques Read more about Steps to Help You Learn From Your Mistakes[…]