5 Signs Your Child May Be Using Substances

5 Signs Your Child May Be Using Substances

It can be a terrifying thought to imagine that your child is using substances, but substance use among adolescents is a real issue. According to the Centers for Disease and Control, the substances most commonly used by young adults are alcohol, marijuana and tobacco....
Stress Management

Stress Management

Stress is a natural part of life that we all have experienced at one time or another. However, we tolerate stress in different ways. If you live with high levels of stress from a difficult situation like the loss of a job, an illness, the death of a loved one or...
How to Deal With Trauma

How to Deal With Trauma

If you have experienced a terrible event like a severe car crash or an ongoing stressful event like harmful acts of violence, this is known as a traumatic event. A traumatic event is a shocking, scary or dangerous experience that can affect someone emotionally and...
Different Types of Mental Health Treatments

Different Types of Mental Health Treatments

Most individuals will experience a mental health disorder during their lifetime. Depression is a common condition. Other disorders experienced by children, adolescents and adults include anxiety, grief, school or work difficulties, substance use issues and more. ...
Staying Sober During the Holidays

Staying Sober During the Holidays

Whether you are newly sober or have been substance-free for years, the holiday season brings its fair share of challenges when it comes to maintaining sobriety. This year, with the current restrictions surrounding COVID-19, the holidays may feel even more difficult as...
Effects Substance Use Has on Your Lungs and Heart

Effects Substance Use Has on Your Lungs and Heart

While there are many reasons someone might try an illicit substance, no one who uses intends to develop long-lasting problems from the behavior. Sadly, the truth is that prolonged substance use can have many adverse consequences ranging from physical to mental and...