mental health

June 8, 2017
expectations in recovery

Expectations Are A Drag When They Hold You Back

Expectations in recovery are said to be a shortcut to disappointment. Disappointment is usually the last stop before resentment. Resentments are dangerous for addicts and alcoholics. Though the addicted brain becomes hardwired to prefer pleasurable […]
January 17, 2017

Predicting Opioid Abuse

Why does someone become addicted to opioids? The answer is deep and complex, varying from one individual to the next. Recent research suggest that preexisting circumstances might contribute to the abuse of opioids. According to […]
January 3, 2017

ADHD And Substance Abuse

One of the most highly occurring dual diagnosis pairs is ADHD and substance abuse. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder plagues young adults and fully developed adults by the millions. Often, treating substance use disorders such as […]
September 23, 2016
Work as an Addiction Leads to Other Mental Illness

Work Addiction Leads to Other Mental Illness

  A recent report revealed that people suffering from an addiction to work have a higher risk of other mental illnesses. Defining workaholism or work addiction as a diagnosable disease is a topic of wide […]
September 20, 2016
Stress is More Likely to cause Depression in Men

Stress is More Likely to cause Depression in Men

Men are more likely to be influenced by the aftereffects of stressful life events than women, new research finds. Over long periods of time, men will become more vulnerable to the effects of stress, with […]
August 9, 2016
being uncomfortable

Getting Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

Writer for Psych Central Sarah Newman writes that one of the best ways to put action behind the theory of embracing discomfort is through physical exercise. Newman looked at research on how athletes react to […]
July 29, 2016
symptoms of depression

Hidden Signs and Symptoms of Depression

Depression is one of the most pervasive mental health issues being faced around the world today. Statistically speaking, depression effects X amount of people globally, making it a leading cause of illness and distress. Anyone […]
July 28, 2016
judge yourself

You Should Go and Judge Yourself

Words can hurt. We may not always like to admit it, but the likelihood is that in some point in time during our lives, someone has said something to us that cut straight to the […]
July 26, 2016
male body dysmorphia

That One Serious Guy at the Gym: Body Dysmorphia in Men

Male eating disorders are on the rise. Pressure on physical appearance has been largely seen as a female issue since so much of advertising, marketing, and media revolve around female objectification. However, in this rising […]