depressed woman leaning on windowsill

What to Do About Treatment-Resistant Depression

Depression has been referred to as the “common cold” of mental health disorders, affecting about one in five adults in the U.S. in any given year. The mainstays of treatment for this debilitating condition are cognitive behavioral therapy and medication. Unfortunately, up to one-third of the people with depression don’t get better with these interventions.…

woman undergoing hypnotherapy for anxiety

Hypnotherapy & Anxiety

If you don’t know much about hypnosis or hypnotherapy, you may think it’s just for circus sideshows or the kind of black magic by which Count Dracula controlled those who threatened his “undeadness.” In reality, there is a growing body of scientific evidence that supports hypnosis as a tool for relieving a host of conditions,…

man sitting on floor struggling with heroin addiction relapse

Signs of Heroin Addiction Relapse

With some studies showing heroin relapse rates around 90%, it’s no wonder that loved ones of people in recovery from heroin addiction frequently worry if they’re using again. Heroin and opioid abuse can be one of the hardest addictions to kick. This is in part due to the way it acts on the brain’s feel-good…

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Addiction and the Family

No one wants a parent who is an addict, a cluster of alcoholic siblings or a child who qualifies for rehab. Addiction, like so many of the ills in our world, is just one more sign of the brokenness we experience as humans on this earth. And the horror of addiction goes beyond the damage…