Woman hugging a horse in equine therapy for her mental health treatment

Equine Therapy: Does Hanging Out With Horses Help Your Mental Health?

In the world of mental health treatment, there are many unique ways that healing can be found, among them equine therapy. But how does hanging out with horses help your mental health?   A famous quote, commonly attributed to former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and often repeated by horse lovers, says that “there is…

12 Eating Disorder Recovery Quotes

Battling through an eating disorder is immensely difficult, especially after the holiday season. Even people without a diagnosed condition struggle to redetermine their relationship with their body and with food.    Here at The Ranch Tennessee, we believe in setting positive intentions for the year. With that in mind, here is a collection of 12…

In Addiction Treatment and Beyond: We Need Each Other

In Addiction Treatment and Beyond: We Need Each Other

If any good thing has arisen from the collective trauma that we are all experiencing through the spread of COVID-19 and subsequent prevention methods, it is a spotlight on just how much we need each other especially when it comes to addiction treatment and beyond. Throughout the last six months, our ability to adapt to…

a woman expressing common fears about sobriety

Common Fears about Getting Sober

Whether you are an alcoholic or alcohol-dependent and thinking about getting clean and sober, you are bound to worry about what that kind of life would be like without alcohol. There are many common fears about sobriety that you should put to rest once and for all. Here are some of the most common fears…

woman looking at viewer considering common relapse triggers

Common Relapse Triggers

Triggers are often internal or emotional reactions to external situations or environments. Triggers can occur at any time without warning. For this reason, they often catch people off guard. This can be devastating for someone who is trying to end addiction but falls prey to common relapse triggers that they may not be aware of.…