Recognizing the Dangers of Binge Drinking

The holidays are a time to celebrate with family and friends. As people get into the spirit, this often means that drinking increases. While sipping on a drink throughout the course of the meal usually isn’t problematic, having multiple drinks in a short period of time (also known as binge drinking) can be. The body Read More

Coping with Seasonal Affective Disorder

As the clocks are turned back and daylight hours become shorter during the winter, this can take a toll on mental health. An estimated 14 million Americans struggle with seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a type of depression. Though the exact causes are yet unknown, researchers believe that lack of sunlight decreases serotonin in the brain Read More

How Transparency Can Transform Company Culture

It takes time and strategic planning to build a trustworthy and reputable company where employees feel valued and enjoy their jobs. One key element in this process is transparency. Over the years, employees and customers alike have become more attuned to the details of the companies they are doing business with. This means that companies Read More

Tackling Holiday Stress in Healthier Ways

Thanksgiving is over, and Christmas, Hanukkah, and the New Year are quickly approaching. It can be easy to get wrapped up in the hustle and bustle of it all and stress yourself out. However, putting this kind of pressure on yourself doesn’t help anyone, least of all your recovery. Stress can be a major trigger Read More

Bring More Enjoyment to Recovery by Discovering New Hobbies

Throughout the course of addiction treatment and recovery, clients delve more deeply into underlying issues surrounding substance use. During this process, they may discover that there are certain people or places that are a negative influence on their recovery. Creating a healthier lifestyle means making changes and re-examining choices. Clients may be very protective and Read More

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