mental health

September 8, 2017
Are You Living With High Functioning Anxiety?

Are You Living With High Functioning Anxiety?

Part of the problem with a “high-functioning” disorder is the way that life looks on the outside. On the outside, your life probably looks alright. You have a job, you go to school, you have […]
July 21, 2017
Benzodiazepines Don’t Play Well With Others

Benzodiazepines Don’t Play Well with Others

In May of 2016, Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman, as well as well known solo artist, Chris Cornell died by suicide. Controversially, there were immediate reports from his wife that after years of sobriety Chris admitted […]
July 20, 2017
self care millennials

Millennials are Obsessed with Self-Care and It’s a Good Thing

The millennial generation has been criticized for many things. They take too many selfies, for example, they still live at home with their parents, and they’re not as interested in having children but they’re in […]
July 12, 2017
positivity in recovery

Life Got You Down? Here’s 3 Ways to Get Back on the Positivity Train

Life doesn’t have to, and won’t feel great all the time. However, negativity doesn’t have to last. If you’re stuck in the doldrums and can’t find your way out, here are three ways to check […]
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 […]