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Support Is Important, But Alone Time is Important in Recovery, Too

Many previous studies have shown that social support can be very influential to a person’s recovery and abstinence. Whether it’s through a community support group such as AA, through peer connections in group therapy, with your healthcare team at a

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7 Reasons Why You Should Take A Holistic Approach to Your Recovery

When it comes to addiction and mental illness recovery, there are a variety of approaches that can be taken. For example, some treatment centers may place emphasis on medicine, so when a client comes in with an addiction or mental

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Anger and Ill Health: Recent Study Identifies A Dangerous Link for Americans

Take a moment to consider the last time you got angry. What was it over? How did you react? Did you yell, cry, hit something (or someone), keep it to yourself, find an outlet such as drinking or drugs, distract

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5 Choices Successful People With Mental Illness Make Each And Every Day

There are always obstacles to overcome in life but having a mental illness can bring on unexpected challenges. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), approximately 1 in 5 adults in the United States – equivalent to 43.8

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5 Ways To Tell If You’re Letting Your Depression Get The Best Of You

Depression is a common but serious mood disorder that affects nearly 350 million people worldwide, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Symptoms of depression can cause a lot of distress, as you may feel extreme fatigue or restlessness, difficulty

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The Dark Side: Narcissism, Emotional Intelligence, and Manipulation

Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is characterized by a sense of grandiosity, lack of empathy, a need for admiration, and often the believe that one is more special or unique than others. Individuals with this disorder are often described as being

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Marijuana Versus Meditation for Anxiety: Which is It?

Symptoms of anxiety can greatly affect a person’s abilities to carry out daily tasks; fatigue, restlessness, sweating, hypervigilance, irritability, racing thoughts, excessive worry, poor concentration and more can wreak havoc in one’s familial, occupational, and social life. If you’ve been

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How Can Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Benefit My Recovery?

Russ Harris, a physician, therapist, and speaker who specializes in stress management, explained in his book titled “The Happiness Trap” the core of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). He stated, “The aim of ACT is to help you live a

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What Is the Relationship Between ADHD and Depression?

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is characterized by attention difficulty, hyperactivity, and impulsiveness. Most often diagnosed in children, adults can be diagnosed with this disorder as well. Symptoms affecting a person’s ability to stay organized, listen intently, and engage in

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How Do Those with Bipolar Disorder Experience Emotion Regulation?

Bipolar disorder (BD) involves unstable mood swings, with some experiencing primarily mania, depression, or a mixture of both. Mania often involves feelings of being “on top of the world”, high energy with less needed sleep, and impulsivity as a possible

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