Insufficient sleep has developed into a serious problem in recent years, with serious consequences for human health and wellbeing. According to the CDC, up to 45 percent of people around the world do not get enough sleep, including one in three Americans.
Because of our growing reliance on technology and the rhythms of our more demanding personal and professional responsibilities, it is only natural that we neglect the one time we are truly "inactive," which is when we are asleep.
Empowerment is a buzz word in our society today. Empower is a term frequently used in political circles to motivate certain people groups to act confidently toward a certain cause.
Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient Programs change our daily routine and lifestyle dramatically. Whether in the programs for a few weeks or for several months, these programs interrupt our life– that’s kind of the point. What we were doing up until this point wasn’t working and things needed to change significantly.
With the number of people suffering from addiction in today’s round-the-clock work culture, it has become necessary for companies wanting to maintain a healthy office atmosphere to enact policies to prevent and mitigate drug addiction among employees.
By Brianna Riddlebarger
Medications can be a wonderfully helpful tool for mental health, sleep, and cognition. So can supplements and many other holistic medical interventions. But, medications have limits.
The answer as we face life’s challenges and/or pain, in short: gratitude is not about giddy optimism or proud moments of surviving circumstances. As we accept life’s events, we do not have to approve of them.
This topic has been brought to the forefront in recent months by a study that suggests that parents that serve their adolescent kids alcohol are asking for trouble. The study looked at parents who gave their underage children the occasional sip and ones that gave them full glasses of beer or wine.
Anxiety is a prevalent mental health disorder characterized by a constant state of worry or a strong desire to avoid danger. Everyone experiences worry about various things every now and then. Anxiety on a regular basis, on the other hand, could be more of a problem than you realize.
The individuals you spent the most time with when abusing alcohol and other substances are not necessarily the people you will interact with throughout your recovery. You will be pleasantly surprised by the number of people who seem to be just like you when you arrive at our clinic.
Individuals that are self-assured and confident make those around them feel safe and at ease. Children feel most secure around these individuals. Let’s face it, if the building catches on fire and you have to escape, who do you want to be with?
Everyone in our field is constantly searching for the next great thing: the easy cure, the quick fix, new treatments, holistic methods, vitamins, and therapies—all of which are fine. But, it's also necessary to keep moving forward with a simple routine as we learn more.