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  • Alliance ABA Therapy hosting job fair for Child Development Therapists
    Alliance ABA Therapy is hiring for child developmental therapists. Learn more about this exciting opportunity! Read more
  • My anxious child is away at college: how can I help from here?
    While your anxious child is away at college, it will be tempting to call every day and check in, but a better idea is to support your child from a distance, allowing them to grow and learn on their own, but still providing them with tools and techniques to move through life – and those anxious moments – with grace and in good mental health. Read more
  • Illness-related symptoms of anxiety
    Anxiety is all around us, and no wonder. Consider that every day, our lives are inundated by perfect social media feeds, news of international terror, reports of climate change and mounting financial stress. Read more
  • Unspecified impulse control disorders
    Similar to other impulse control disorders, the causes for unspecified impulse control disorder are unknown. However, experts believe that they may be biological, stemming from neurological issues. Read more
  • Public speaking anxiety: How to avoid panic attacks in front of crowds
    The symptoms of social anxiety disorder are actually quite similar to the symptoms reported by those with public speaking anxiety. They include shaking, excessive sweating, palpitations, shortness of breath, dizziness, nausea, stomach upset, blushing, or even a shaky voice Read more
  • 5 Common Fears About Going to Therapy
    Some people are afraid to seek therapy - There are lots of reasons why someone wouldn't seek help and we've rounded up some of the top reported reasons. Learn why therapy is the best option today. Read more
  • Finding the Courage to Seek Treatment from Addiction
    You've slowly realized you need help for drug or alcohol dependence - Learn what the next steps are now. Read more
  • Five things to do when you’re really sad
    There is a difference between sadness and depression. Learn what to do when you're sad and need help getting back to yourself again. Read more
  • How to recognize warning signs of relapse
    Not everyone who uses drugs or alcohol or participates in bad behavior will develop addictive behaviors. Similarly, not everyone who seeks recovery will relapse. However, relapse is a normal and common part of recovery. Some start using or drinking again, thinking they can “control it this time,” or to fit back in socially, or to escape the difficulties and challenges of sobriety. There are warning signs you should be aware of that would put you at risk for developing those addictive behaviors again, and slipping into relapse. Read more
  • How to spot your triggers for drug relapse
    Regardless of what your triggers are and how often they come up for you, the best thing to do is to be able to identify them before you’re gravely affected by them. Expecting that you’ll have triggers is also good practice; planning for how you’re going to overcome them is even better. Read more
  • Medication and Depression - What's the best way to treat depression?
    Many people who live with depression – defined as a potentially debilitating disease that leaves you unable to function due to extended, long-term bouts of deep sadness – are able to find recovery through talk therapy and time. But there are also those who can’t seem to get through the depression on counseling and psychotherapy alone – they need the assistance of medication. Read more
  • 5 Things to Do When you Can’t Get Out of Bed Because of Depression
    For many people living with depression, sometimes the most difficult thing to do is something most take for granted every day: getting out of bed. Here are some tips to get your day started. Read more
  • Ways to Stay Sober After a Death or Funeral
    Dealing with the death of a loved one is difficult for everyone. Dealing with loss is even more challenging for those in the recovery process. If you are in recovery, and you desperately want to avoid or escape the feelings the death has brought on, take comfort in the fact that your feelings are normal. Read more
  • Physical Exercise: Relief from Anxiety
    Physical exercise has long been touted as one of the best natural ways to improve oneself physically, by both increasing the quality of your body’s condition and fighting off illness. You’d be hard-pressed to find a medical professional out there who doesn’t strongly encourage physical exercise. But exercise goes beyond helping you capture and maintain weight goals or warding off certain diseases. Exercise and mental health go hand in hand. Any time your body is physically active, It’s actually really beneficial for maintaining your mental wellbeing too. Read more
  • 5 Tips for Helping a Child with Anxiety
    Anxiety disorders know no age, gender or life stage. Anxiety can affect anyone, and children are not excluded from anxiety’s grip.Child stress is common. It causes extreme fear and overwhelming worry, and can cause significant and worrisome changes in a child’s behavior and mood. It can even affect their eating habits, and disrupt sleep. Read more
  • 5 Tips for Helping a Spouse with Anxiety
    Does your husband or wife suffer from anxiety? Anxiety is common and effects millions of people each year. Learn how you can help your loved one deal with their anxiety. Read more
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