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Here's Why Gratitude in Recovery Is Essential and Keeps You Sober

January 13, 2020

Here’s Why Gratitude in Recovery Is Essential and Keeps You Sober

Addiction Substance Abuse

“A grateful heart will never relapse.” This phrase and variations on it are commonly heard in 12-step programs and other recovery programs. They serve as a reminder that gratitude is an essential part of recovering from addiction. Addicts and alcoholics in recovery are often told to develop a gratitude practice as part of their daily…

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6 Helpful Approaches to Meditation for Addiction Recovery

January 13, 2020

6 Helpful Approaches to Meditation for Addiction Recovery

Addiction Mental Health Substance Abuse

Did you know that over 35 million Americans have tried meditation? More people are trying meditation to improve their emotional and physical well-being. Using meditation for addiction is a useful technique to help you along the road to recovery. If you’ve never considered meditation or you’re skeptical about using it during treatment, keep reading. There are many…

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8 Lessons to Learn from How Comedian Gary Gulman Fights His Depression

January 13, 2020

8 Lessons to Learn from How Comedian Gary Gulman Fights His Depression

Depression Dual Diagnosis

Gary Gulman is no stranger when it comes to depression, but unlike others who suffer from this disorder, he is one of the few notable male figures in media that’s open with his mental health. Gulman has dealt with depression for years and now finally feels as if he’s properly managing it to create his best…

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What Does DTs Mean? The Signs and Effects of Delirium Tremens

January 13, 2020

What Does DTs Mean? The Signs and Effects of Delirium Tremens

Alcohol Detox Treatment

According to a study published in JAMA Psychiatry, the rate of alcohol use disorder rose by 49% in the first decade of the 2000s. Today, one in eight American adults (12.7% of the country) meets the criteria for alcohol use disorder. Despite this increase, many people are also trying to undergo rehabilitation. After long-term heavy alcohol use,…

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How Can We Break the Stigma Around Medication for Mental Illnesses?

January 13, 2020

How Can We Break the Stigma Around Medication for Mental Illnesses?

Anxiety Depression Dual Diagnosis Mental Health

How Can We Break the Stigma Around Medication for Mental Illnesses? In the last hundred years, we’ve come such a far way in understanding and treating mental illnesses and neuropsychiatric conditions. Even in the last 30 years, much progress has been made. However, we are still a long way off. This has to do with…

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