mental health awareness month

Embracing Mental Health Awareness Month During Addiction Treatment

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and there’s no better time to embrace it than during addiction treatment. Substance use disorder is often viewed as simply a matter of drug or alcohol abuse, but it’s inherently tied to mental health. A trauma therapy program can help address the root causes of addiction. Nearly half of…

group therapy activities for adults

5 Group Therapy Activities for Adults

Therapy is known to help people suffering from mental health, addiction, or even people who are feeling overwhelmed. Many different types of therapy are helpful, but for some people, group therapy is a great option. A group therapy program can give a person the guidance they are looking for while also connecting with people in…

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3 Family Therapy Goals to Achieve

Your relationships with family members are some of the strongest you’ll ever have. However, even the most tight-knit family can experience complex problems that need to be resolved in a family therapy program with a professional therapist. Sometimes, these issues can be prolonged and become toxic without professional help. The goals of family therapy at…

How Group Therapy Can Help Your Mental Health

They say that “it takes a village” to raise a child. This is also true for healing, recovering from addiction, and overcoming mental health struggles. In group therapy, you can find that helpful village. With the supportive network of a group therapy program, you can get through a wide array of mental health challenges daily.…

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Am I Addicted to Drugs Because of Childhood Trauma?

Sadly, there is a proven connection between addiction and childhood trauma. The traumatic events experienced in your childhood can and often do follow you into adulthood and create a series of mental health issues that may also cause you to self-medicate through excessive drinking or drug use. If you or someone you love is struggling…