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Learning to Set and Maintain Healthy Boundaries

Learning to Set and Maintain Healthy Boundaries

An Essential Component to Healthy Relationships and Happy Lives Solid boundaries are an essential component to healthy relationships and happy lives. However, it is an unfortunate truth that many of us have not yet acquired the necessary skills to set and maintain...

Finding the Right Routine in Early Recovery

Finding the Right Routine in Early Recovery

Learning a New Way of Life Look, we get it. Your counselors are getting on you to make it to group on time. The house manager is banging on your door before your alarm has even gone off, yelling about getting your chores done. And your sponsor keeps going on about...

Childhood Trauma and Its Effects on the Body

Childhood Trauma and Its Effects on the Body

We know childhood trauma to be a major risk factor for many mental health disorders. These range from depression and post-traumatic stress disorder to substance use and eating disorders. However, researchers also link it to physical issues such as heart attacks,...

Myths and Facts About PTSD

Myths and Facts About PTSD

Many individuals think of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as something only combat veterans experience after living through trauma associated with war. It’s undoubtedly true that this condition can affect our nation’s defenders. It is a myth, however, that PTSD...

How Schizophrenia Affects Your Daily Life

How Schizophrenia Affects Your Daily Life

Schizophrenia is a mental health disorder that many people have heard about, but few understand. Even those living with this progressively debilitating condition have difficulty describing what they think, feel, and see when experiencing the effects of...

Understanding the Genetics Behind Addiction

Understanding the Genetics Behind Addiction

Understanding where addiction gets its start is a subject that’s been researched by mental health professionals across the world for decades. Results of several studies indicate genetics and your environment play equal roles in the process. But if it’s a part of your...