Divorce is near the top of a list of the most stressful events a person can experience. Even in situations where ending a marriage is the best and safest option for those involved, it is a traumatic experience that can have a profound impact on many areas of the individuals' lives. This is especially true in children, ... Read More
Help for You
Mental health and substance abuse issues are not rare, yet there is a stigma in admitting you need help. Seeking treating can be the turning point you need to live a better life. These articles explore the struggles addicts and those suffering from mental health conditions likely face or will be facing as you seek a better life. Here you’ll also find guidance as you find treatment, navigate early recovery and begin your new life.
The Mental Health Effects of Parental Separation on Children
How to Know Whether “Couple’s Rehab” Is for You
Couples Struggling with Addiction When you enter a relationship with someone, you often start to engage in hobbies and activities that interest them and vice versa. Sharing parts of your life with each other is a natural part of getting to know one another and becoming closer. If one person is abusing alcohol or drugs ... Read More
Can You Be Fired for Being Baker Acted?
How does a Baker Act affect employment? You may have heard the term “Baker Act” before but not understand what it means. A good example is if you have a mental health condition that causes episodes of psychosis and you find yourself detained against your will for a mental health evaluation. Having gone through the ... Read More
Can You Be Fired for Missing Work for Depression?
People often announce jokingly that they're depressed because something didn't happen the way they wanted it to happen. Sometimes, a person may dramatically lower their shoulders and say, "I'm depressed," in a way that others understand is a passing disappointment. (In fact, psychologists have worried for years that ... Read More
The Funny Psychology of Why We Laugh
Laughter is not just a response to humorous events. It can be a way to cope with anxiety and stress or even a sign of a mental health issue, among still other explanations. In fact, as it turns out, the psychology behind why we laugh is rather complex.... The Effects of Laughter The first thought about laughing is ... Read More
11 Signs You’re in the Wrong Rehab
When you're experiencing symptoms of a mental illness or addiction, it's crucial to find a rehab that can help you successfully manage your condition. Unfortunately, some centers seem better equipped to give you a headache than alleviate your symptoms. Visiting the wrong rehab can prevent you from getting timely ... Read More
Benzodiazepine Withdrawal Symptoms and Why Supervision is Key
Benzodiazepines, often called benzos, are a type of highly addictive drug. Doctors prescribe them for the treatment of insomnia because they work to calm a person. They can also sedate people, making them ideal for a person seeking to self-treat anxiety or high stress levels. Many people try to stop using benzos on ... Read More
Spiritual Affirmations and Mantras for Recovery
When you're battling addiction and on the road to recovery, anything that builds your self-confidence and helps you take that next step is important. One of the ways you can do this is by using healing affirmations and mantras daily to build and strengthen your mental health and confidence. By repeating positive ... Read More