How Seven Female Leaders Got Through Their Anxiety

You may have an idea for starting a business but find yourself filled with too much anxiety to take the first steps. Sometimes, it helps to know where to turn to for confidence to follow through with your business plans. Specifically, there are seven prominent female leaders that you can look to as role models, […]

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  Top 16 Apps For Addiction Recovery and Better Mental Health

Top 16 Apps For Addiction Recovery and Better Mental Health

Now that you left the security of rehab and are back in the real world, you may be wondering how you will stay true to your new lifestyle. Your smartphone and tablet can be helpful in this process and serve as a lifeline to the mobile sober community. Drug and alcohol addiction recovery apps are […]

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Addiction and Childhood Sexual Abuse: 

Addiction and Childhood Sexual Abuse 

The Connection and How Early Intervention Can Save Lives Highlighting the devastating effects of childhood trauma, singer Jessica Simpson recently spoke out about her addiction issues spurred by the sexual abuse she experienced as a six-year-old child. Simpson details her battle with alcohol and drugs in her new memoir, “Open Book,” and discusses how she […]

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The Truth About Therapy: 8 Facts Mental Health Professionals Want You to Know

The Truth About Therapy: 8 Facts Mental Health Professionals Want You to Know

The stigma traditionally attached to therapy from years past is slowly dissolving in the new generation of patients seeking treatment. According to The Wall Street Journal, a 2017 report from the Center for Collegiate Mental Health at Penn State University revealed, “the number of students seeking mental-health help increased from 2011 to 2016 at five […]

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The Science  Behind Journal Writing: A Healing Tool in Recovery

The Science  Behind Journal Writing: A Healing Tool in Recovery

During rehab, everything was structured. From the time you woke up until you went to sleep, you knew where you had to be, when to exercise, when to eat, and what sessions to attend. Or maybe you lived in a sober house and had structured living conditions, a great support system, and you moved in […]

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Here’s What You Need to Know

Dialectical behavioral therapy is a type of psychotherapy that focuses on helping individuals deal with their negative emotions and stress. It has been shown to improve relationships with family and friends. Initially developed to treat suicidal behavior, this type of therapy is increasingly used to treat a variety of mental disorders, including addiction. According to […]

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