Why Can’t I Change My Loved One’s Mind About Going To Treatment?

  It is one of the most heartbreaking experience anyone can face. They see their loved one, be it a family member, friend, or coworker, struggling against their mental health. Whether there is a  mental health condition like depression, bipolar, borderline, or anxiety; a substance use disorder like addiction or alcoholism; or a behavioral compulsion

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Benefits Transcend Treatment

  Recognizing thoughts. Identifying beliefs. Changing behaviors. It’s a practice most people would admit they would benefit from. Cognitive behavioral therapy is an evidence based, scientifically backed therapy method which has been proven to work across mental health disorders since its development in the 1980s. Goal-oriented, cognitive behavioral therapy, most often referred to as CBT,

“Pure O” Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Without Compulsion

Obsessive compulsive disorder, or OCD, is defined by its namesake. The mental health disorder is most commonly characterized by the concurrent existence of intrusive, unwanted, obsessive thinking, and habitual compulsive behaviors. Compulsive behaviors of cleanliness are frequently referenced, like needing to straighten pictures, wash hands, and remove any dirty imperfections. It isn’t the cleanliness which

Depression Might Have A Purpose, Which Will Change The Way It’s Treated-

There is little denying the heavy weight of depression. Whether you have lived with the mental illness personally or been in a relationship with someone who is struggling with depression, the worldwide facts about depression bear its burden. For example, the World Health Organization cites that over 350 million people live with depression globally. In

What It Means When Your Skin Breaks Out During Treatment

There’s a long list of physical symptoms which accompany early recovery. Early recovery is the beginning months of someone’s sober life, usually going from day one to about eighteen months to two years. During the first two years of recovery from drug and alcohol addiction, there are ongoing physical changes. Weight loss, weight gain, change