a woman showing emotional effects of alcohol

Emotional Effects of Alcohol

If you’re struggling with alcohol use, you may have noticed the toll that regular drinking can take on your emotions. Alcohol is a drug that affects different people in different ways, but many people experience similar emotional effects of alcohol. At The Ranch TN, we’re here to help you get a handle on your alcohol…

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Is Borderline Personality Disorder a Disability?

You struggle with ongoing mood swings that make it difficult to interact with others. Relationships problems, job losses, and substance abuse are some of the symptoms of your condition. Is borderline personality disorder a disability? Most importantly, how can you get help when you struggle with the condition and its symptoms? Through mental treatment programs…

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Ways to Get Involved During National Recovery Month in Tennessee

National Recovery Month is sponsored and recognized by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). It was created with the mission to educate Americans about the connection between substance abuse treatment and mental health. Substance abuse treatment services can empower those with mental and substance use disorders to live a healthy and rewarding…


LSD Facts

Lysergic acid diethylamide, or LSD, is one of the most common psychedelic substances. LSD, also known as “acid,” is a potent mind-altering chemical that has a range of effects. In this article, we will explore these effects in-depth, as well as examine the drug’s potential risks, including the question of whether LSD is addictive.  What…


The Connection Between Borderline Personality Disorders & Depression

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a complex mental health condition in which individuals struggle with intense, volatile and painful emotions, impulsive thoughts and behaviors and persistent feelings of emptiness and abandonment. BPD typically results in problems with self-image, impulses, emotional responses and conflicts with other people including loved ones. Intense, highly changeable episodes of anger, depression and…