Breaking the Stigma: The Intersection of Pride and Mental Health

May 31, 2023

The LGBTQ+ community has long faced challenges and discrimination that have significant impacts on their mental health. Individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual, and other identities within this community face higher rates of depression, anxiety, and other mental health issues than their heterosexual peers. Unfortunately,…

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Mind and Matter: The Connection Between Substance Abuse Disorder and Mental Health

May 15, 2023

The connection between substance abuse disorder and mental health is complex and often interdependent. While substance abuse can lead to mental health disorders, such as depression and anxiety, those with pre-existing mental health conditions may turn to substance abuse as a coping mechanism. Substance abuse disorder can cause or exacerbate…

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Breaking the Stigma: Why Mental Health Matters in May and Every Month

April 28, 2023

May is Mental Health Month, a time to shine a spotlight on the importance of mental health and break down the stigma that still surrounds it. The observance started in the United States in 1949 and has since grown into a global movement, with countries around the world recognizing May…

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The Rise of the Sober-Curious Movement: Exploring a New Alcohol Culture

April 11, 2023

Alcohol has been a staple in social gatherings and events for centuries. However, in recent years, a shift in alcohol culture has emerged, with more and more people opting out of drinking altogether. This shift is partly due to the increasing awareness of the negative effects of alcohol on our…

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Beyond the Uniform: Navigating Mental Health as a Veteran

February 21, 2023

War is a traumatic experience that can leave lasting physical and psychological scars. For many veterans, the transition from military service to civilian life can be challenging, and mental health struggles are common. From post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to depression and anxiety, veterans face a range of mental health challenges…

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Maintaining a Healthy Work and Life Balance

February 1, 2023

Work-life balance is the idea of balancing the demands of work with the needs and responsibilities of your personal life. It can be difficult to achieve the right balance, as work and personal life can often overlap and interfere with one another. However, achieving a good work-life balance is important…

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Celebrating Mental Wellness Month

January 3, 2023

For many, January is a time for new beginnings and a chance to start over. It’s a reminder that things can change, and that we have the capacity to change them. Many of us celebrate New Year’s in January, which marks a feeling of newness and the opportunity to make…

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How Do I Escape an Abusive Relationship?

November 30, 2022

When in the midst of an abusive relationship, it can be difficult to make clear decisions in regard to your own well-being. Ending a relationship isn’t easy, and you may feel frightened by how your partner will react if you decide to leave.  However, if you find you are in…

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Eating Disorders: What are the Different Types?

November 14, 2022

An eating disorder has the potential to control your life and even be life-threatening. Therefore, they should not be taken lightly. When properly treated, the harmful effects of eating disorders can be reversed before significant damage is done to the body. Continue reading to learn about the different types of…

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Why is it Beneficial to go to a Residential Recovery Center?

October 26, 2022

A residential recovery center provides comprehensive care, offering a wider range of treatment options than other types of recovery services. This makes it an excellent place for those that may need extra support and structure on their recovery journey. A residential recovery center may be the answer for those that…

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