Coping with the Sudden Loss of a Loved One

Coping with the Sudden Loss of a Loved One

“What we once enjoyed and deeply loved, we can never lose, for all that we love deeply becomes part of us.” — Helen Keller Navigating the waters of grief is not an easy process for anyone. When you lose someone you love, it is a challenging experience. Loss often...
I’m Mentally Struggling, What Should I Do?

I’m Mentally Struggling, What Should I Do?

Did you know that May is National Mental Health Awareness Month? According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), one in five American adults experiences a form of mental illness each year. Furthermore, one in 20 American adults lives with a serious mental...
Mental Health Effects of Substance Use

Mental Health Effects of Substance Use

The effects of substance use are not always outwardly visible. Many people who suffer from substance use disorders (SUD) also experience mental health effects like paranoia, depression, anxiety, aggression, hallucinations and other problems. Furthermore, studies have...
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....
4 Signs You May Need Mental Health Treatment

4 Signs You May Need Mental Health Treatment

Mental and physical health are closely connected, and just like physical health, mental health plays a crucial role in our overall well-being. Mental health influences how we think, feel and behave. It also helps determine how we manage stress, relate to others and...
Effects Substance Use Has on Your Skin

Effects Substance Use Has on Your Skin

Many people are aware that a substance use disorder (SUD) causes numerous health problems, but they may be unaware of its unhealthy side effects on the largest organ in our bodies — the skin. The skin acts as a waterproof, defensive shield protecting our bodies from...