You Are More Than Your Eating Disorder

Behavioral health challenges are unique among medical issues in several ways. One of the most notable may be how people often feel defined almost entirely by their disorder. There is frequently a degree of shame and guilt associated with mental health issues rarely seen with other physical ailments.  Whether the issue is addiction or an…

Finding the Courage to Change

Life is hard right now for just about everybody. Families are facing routine challenges such as financial hardship and access to childcare while fearing for their health and safety during the ongoing pandemic. The political discourse and election have not exactly lightened the mood either. For individuals already struggling with mental health, or those in…

Gender-Specific Addiction Treatment

Imagine embarking on one of the most challenging, and yet life-altering experiences of your life. For many, this represents those initial steps towards recovery, where it feels like you’re jumping off a cliff into the crystal blue waters below.    With some hesitation, you make that first call, and you may agree that residential treatment…

a group talking about the dangers of designer drugs

Dangers of Designer Drugs: Rogue Chemicals Designed to Cause Damage

Extreme anxiety, paranoia, hallucinations, psychosis, death — these are only a few of the hidden dangers of designer drugs. If you haven’t yet used a designer drug, now is not the time to begin. These synthetic party drugs do everything except encourage a good time. In fact, they’re quite dangerous because only the shady chemist…