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According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 21.5 million American adults (aged 12 and older) battled a substance use disorder in 2014. And according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, approximately 44 million Americans experience mental health disorders every year. Those numbers are growing.

As our country and communities continue to confront the impact of addiction and mental health issues, we must take a closer look at the causes, damage, and solutions. Written by our licensed, experienced mental health professionals, our blog explores a wide range of topics around substance abuse, mental health, and the effect on real lives. We invite you to read our most current blog posts below.

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Posts about Mental Health

9 Ways to Overcome Failures in Your Life

9 Ways to Overcome Failures in Your Life

Nobody is perfect. We’ve all failed at something at some point in our lives and failure is simply a part of life. Feeling hurt and sad when you’ve failed to achieve something, regardless of how big or small it may be, is only natural and there’s little point in dwelling on past failures.

Domestic Abuse: Symptoms and Solutions for Those Suffering

Domestic Abuse: Symptoms and Solutions for Those Suffering

Anybody, irrespective of their educational, financial or social status can fall victim to domestic abuse.

6 Simple Ways to Deal With Emotional Stress

6 Simple Ways to Deal With Emotional Stress

Studies describe stress as, “any situation which tends to disturb the equilibrium between a living organism and its environment.”

What is Emotional Abuse and How to Survive It

What is Emotional Abuse and How to Survive It

Emotional abuse is one of the outcomes of an unhealthy relationship, in which the abuser mistreats the victim so gravely that it results in psychological trauma.

Dealing with Addiction in the Workplace - Tips and Advice

Dealing with Addiction in the Workplace - Tips and Advice

Handling workplace addiction has become a critical area for employers as well as human resources departments.

Depression is Not a Choice, but a Curable Mental Disorder

Depression is Not a Choice, but a Curable Mental Disorder

How it would sound if someone said they woke up one morning and decided not to be sick?! We’ve all heard people say that they won’t ever be sad, but have you ever wondered whether they actually managed this?

Anyone Who Says, “I’m Fine” Might Not Always be Fine

Anyone Who Says, “I’m Fine” Might Not Always be Fine

This is something that almost everyone has faced in their personal lives, and might still be wondering what the reason behind it may be. Though people may guess, and sometimes their guesses may be right, most people fail to find an actual solution. Let’s discuss some of the reasons and remedies which have helped both individuals and couples nurture happier and healthier relationships.

Mental Health Reform Now!

Mental Health Reform Now!

You can’t force people to get help. As much as we would love to think we can, it seems the only time someone is going to get help is when they decide for themselves they are ready.

Why do People Cut Themselves?

Why do People Cut Themselves?

Around 2 million cases of people that cause nonsuicidal self-injury to themselves are reported annually.

The Addicted Narcissist

The Addicted Narcissist

One of the most difficult types of people to have to deal with is an addicted narcissist.

What is a Process Addiction?

What is a Process Addiction?

Compulsion to enact a behavior despite its negative consequences is how a process addiction is defined.

What Does Being Terminally Unique Reveal About You?

What Does Being Terminally Unique Reveal About You?

Having an addiction or a mental illness can make it appear that you are dissimilar to others by making you feel dejected from the people around you.

7 Signs That Anxiety is Ruling Your Life

7 Signs That Anxiety is Ruling Your Life

Life can be chaotic and with the all things that you have on your to do list, there is no doubt that you are probably experiencing anxiety in some form or another.

What is Geriatric Depression?

What is Geriatric Depression?

Feeling sad and “blue” are pretty common feelings that many people will experience throughout their lifetime.

What Do I Do When I am Letting Stress Dominant My Life?

What Do I Do When I am Letting Stress Dominant My Life?

Everywhere you look you may only see burden and tension which will lead you to being overwhelmed with stress.

Does Our Cell Phone Frequency Change our Mood?

Does Our Cell Phone Frequency Change our Mood?

It is pretty safe to say that most people are fixated with their phones much of the time.

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