Why Is Alcohol Addictive And Why Do People Suffer From Addiction?
Those who have not struggled with alcohol addiction or suffered withdrawal symptoms may ask why is alcohol addictive. Many addictive substances affect people in similar ways, but addiction can occur for almost any substance or action. Suffering from addiction can be dark and cause you to lose people close to you. Recovery from addictive substances should not be done alone, especially with something as social and accepted as alcohol. This blog will discuss what alcohol does to the brain, how these effects make a person become addicted, and how people can overcome addiction.Read More →
What Are Accountability Partners?
For patients who are struggling with addiction or other mental issues, having accountability partners can help keep them motivated and on the right path. Working with a trusted partner can help those who are struggling to find support and have someone to help them set attainable goals. Accountability partners can help their partners find better purpose and resources they need to overcome their addiction.Read More →
7 Ways To Participate In Mental Health Awareness Month
May is mental health awareness month, which provides an opportunity for people to reevaluate their mental health, learn more about mental disorders, and share helpful resources. There are many ways to participate in Mental Health Awareness Month but here are just a few to get started.Read More →
Exercising Our Mental Health
There are many benefits to exercising our mental health. Some benefits include improving our memory, attention, brain speed, sharpening response times and attention, people skills, intelligence, and navigation. Just like our bodies need physical activity to perform at our best, our brains also need the brain activity to build brain power and be able to […]Read More →
Gender Affirming Healthcare Realities & Increasing Access
Lack of access and coverage for healthcare needs is an issue most folks face in the U.S. every day, including trans and gender non-conforming individuals. A transgender person is someone whose gender identity or gender expression does not correspond with their biological sex assigned at birth. According to federal and state laws in the United […]Read More →
Embracing The Wisdom of Winter
While the crispness of the air and the promise of winter evokes joy in many, others struggle with the transition to colder, darker days. As we settle into the recent turning back of our clocks, I find myself reminded of the time when I used to grieve the end of sunny seasons. In the summer, […]Read More →
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