Promoting Nutrition for Recovering Addicts

When recovering from addiction it’s important to pay attention to all aspects of your health including your mental, emotional, and even physical well-being. Many people overlook the importance of maintaining a healthy diet as a key aspect of recovery. And although the other aspects of recovery like counseling or following the 12 steps often get Read More

How a Healthy Gut Can Aid Anxiety

Anxiety is one of the most common and impactful mental disorders in the United States today. Nearly one in five Americans suffer from anxiety, amounting to almost 40 million people. And for each of those 40 million people, the symptoms of anxiety are going to differ. One of the most common symptoms of anxiety is Read More

How Religion Helps Mental Health

Approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S., or 43.8 million people, experience mental illness in any given year. This staggering statistic only skims the surface of the gravity of the situation. Suicide often follows mental health issues, making it the second leading cause of death for those aged 10-34 in the U.S. The only Read More

5 Common Relapse Symptoms and Why Getting Sober Makes Them Worth It

Even after realizing that you have an addiction problem and seeking treatment in a rehabilitation center, it’s normal to experience a relapse.  Some people even relapse several times before their final recovery. Let’s look at what triggers relapse before we get into the relapse symptoms. Causes of Addiction Relapse Stress Stress is the most common Read More

The Future of Treating Opioid Addiction is Prevention

In St. Louis, the much reported on ‘opioid epidemic’ affects families just like other cities and towns across America. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that more than 63,000 Americans died in 2016 due to drug overdoses with 66 percent of those being attributed to opioids or complications from opioid use disorder Read More