man celebrating national recovery month

5 Ways To Celebrate National Recovery Month

Every September, the US recognizes the power and availability of treatment of substance use and mental health issues through National Recovery Month. September is therefore also a wonderful time to raise awareness and understanding surrounding these issues. This month-long homage to the journey of recovery has taken place for over three decades, and it’s something…

woman thinking about anxiety and alcohol

Anxiety and Alcohol: Identifying and Coping With a Common Condition and Its Unhelpful Anesthetic

So many people suffer from anxiety in the modern world that it’s almost more surprising to hear when someone is not anxious about an upcoming event or relationship or conflict in his or her life than to hear a long list of anxiety-related feelings. Although anxiety is a widespread condition, it’s not always crippling. Many…

man struggles with substance induced mood disorder before searching for a treatment program

What is a Substance Induced Mood Disorder?

A substance induced mood disorder affects a person’s physical, spiritual, and emotional wellbeing. However, identifying the exact causes can be difficult. Many people live with the symptoms of severe mental health disorders, but are unable or unwilling to seek help. Some think that they can just get over these symptoms, or cannot see how their…