Signs of domestic violence often include physical signs of assault and changes in one’s mood and daily habits – bruises, changes in sleep habits and excessive substance use.
Adjusting to a new sober lifestyle brings many challenges. One of these challenges is finding summertime activities that don’t involve drinking alcohol.
Stimulants are substances used to increase brain and nervous system functionality, and while they can be medicinally beneficial, higher doses can pose a risk.
The road to substance use recovery can seem dim. It’s fraught with painful withdrawal symptoms, overwhelming cravings and facing a life that has been devastated by drugs and alcohol. Some days, it can be hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Due to the intense difficulty of sobriety, it’s essential that Read more about The Key to Substance Use Recovery Success and How to Get It[…]
Couples counseling isn’t reserved for couples who feel like their relationship is coming to an end. Instead, couples counseling can be for any couple seeking ways to strengthen their relationship. From conflict resolution strategies to conversation topics to simply better understanding your partner, couples counseling can be understood as a breath of new life into Read more about Couples Counseling Benefits Relationships in Many Different Ways[…]
Counseling meets you where you are and moves at your pace, to address your unique situation and needs head-on. Teletherapy, or online counseling, and more traditional, in-person counseling methods are both viable mental health treatment options. While the main difference between the two choices is the location, the benefits of counseling can be experienced whether Read more about Online Counseling vs Traditional Counseling: Which One Is Right for Me?[…]
Over the past few years many aspects of our lives have shifted online, and even services previously unavailable have undergone the shift thanks to recent lockdowns. You can schedule appointments, grocery shop and even meet with a doctor, all through your mobile device or computer. With this increased ease and availability, also comes the need Read more about Knowing What to Trust and What to Ignore Online[…]
You’d be hard pressed to find someone who doesn’t want an easy way to enhance their performance, and that’s what draws many people into using (and later, abusing) Adderall. While at first glance Adderall may seem to only offer benefits, it can lead to some terrible consequences. In this article we’ll look at what Adderall Read more about Short and Long-Term Effects of Adderall on Your Body[…]
On the surface, it seems like therapy and counseling could be one and the same. After all, both are portrayed as a type of communicative or practice-based treatment, both typically involve an individual – either a therapist or a counselor, and both seem to be geared toward helping an individual or group of individuals achieve Read more about Identifying Key Differences Between Therapy and Counseling[…]
The early stages of recovery can be an emotionally tough time for someone just starting out on their recovery journey. If you are trying to maintain sobriety, you may be working on rebuilding healthy relationships with family members and loved ones, re-establishing your career, or finding a comfortable housing situation. External stressors like these may Read more about How to Give Yourself More Gratitude During Recovery[…]