Healing the Family, Healing Addiction

Healing the Family, Healing Addiction

Healing the Family, Healing Addiction
I just want things to be "normal" again... I hear this from both the individual suffering from addiction and the family members that ache for their return to health. Addiction does not occur in a vacuum. Everyone loses when addiction...

Is Your Stress Level Helping or Hurting You?

Is Your Stress Level Helping or Hurting You?

Some stress can be energizing and motivating, helping us to perform at our very best. Too much stress can negatively affect our bodies and our brains. The challenge for each of us is to find the perfect balance for our lives. Learn how to optimize your stress with a daily check in and self-care plan.

Putting a HALT to our Self-Destructive Behaviors

Putting a HALT to our Self-Destructive Behaviors

How many times have most of us vowed “I’m done [insert your favorite unhealthy behavior], and I’m never doing it again,” only to find yourself doing it again? Frustrating, isn’t it? Yet this is the experience most of us have when…

Seven Tips for a Happier, Healthier Life

Seven Tips for a Happier, Healthier Life

Reap the benefits of being kind to yourself! Prioritizing a good night’s sleep, positive self-talk, using vacation time and intentional self-care can have some surprising benefits for your productivity, longevity, confidence, weight and relationships.

Why Men Do Depression Differently

Why Men Do Depression Differently

Why DO men do depression differently? Traditional male roles are less traditional than ever before, yet males still tend to exude values of self-reliance, willpower, control and stoicism. All are of little use or consolation when it comes to overcoming…

Addiction is an Abusive Relationship

Addiction is an Abusive Relationship

Note: The comparison of the addictive process is not intended to trivialize intimate partner violence and other kinds of abusive relationships, but rather to emphasize how damaging addiction can be and how much its victims are in need of help….

How Can We Help More People Get Treatment for Addiction?

How Can We Help More People Get Treatment for Addiction?

More than 20 million Americans are estimated to struggle with addiction to a drug or alcohol in any given year. Yet only 10 percent seek treatment for their addiction according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health. How…

Focusing on Men’s Mental Health

Focusing on Men’s Mental Health

The mental health of men and boys is often overlooked, even though it can take a significant toll on their lives. When ignored, mental health issues can affect physical health and life expectancy. Untreated mental health conditions can lead to…