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  • 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
  • What’s the difference between situational and clinical depression?
    Do you have clinical depression or situational depression? Do you know what the difference is? Learn more about depression and how to treat it. Read more
  • Postpartum Depression
    Most new mothers report feeling mood swings and confusing emotions after birth, which is very normal. Some mothers feel a deep, lasting sorrow that doesn’t seem to lift. It’s ongoing, overbearing, and seemingly bottomless and profound. This is what’s known as postpartum depression. Read more
  • Chronic illness and its link to depression
    Can chronic pain lead to depression? Can depression lead to chronic pain? Read on for the link between chronic illness and depression. Read more
  • What is the difference between stress and anxiety?
    What is the difference between stress and anxiety? We all feel stress from time to time but is it anxiety? Learn how to spot the difference today. Read more
  • Video Game Addiction
    Have you wondered if your child has a video game addiction? Video game addiction has now become recognized as a mental disorder. Read more
  • Treatment for ADHD
    Treatment for ADHD can seem complex since there are so many options available. We dive into all treatment options so you know your options for treatment of ADHD. Read more
  • Five tips on having a happy marriage and managing ADHD
    Is your marriage struggling? Here are five tips to have a happy marriage and manage your ADHD. Read more
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