Envision a car that is on its last gas, jittering along with little power. Burnout feels like that. The state, which is devoid of vitality, is akin to depression, with emotions of hopelessness, helplessness, and isolation (to mention a few).
While it is obvious that your emotions can influence your movements, it is less obvious that your movements can influence your emotions. Exercising, also known as a natural mood enhancer, is one of the most beneficial activities for both your mind and body.
By Jen Kohlenberger
Prior to my treatment at Solstice Pacific I had never heard of an Intensive Outpatient or Partial Hospitalization Program. All I knew was that I needed this level of care and it sounded great and scary at the same time.
People sometimes hear the word "abstinence" in the context of recovery. A term that describes one of the pillars to quality life after addiction or alcohol dependence. Abstinence is a term used in mental health treatment to describe the process of abstaining from addictive substances and/or behaviors by not engaging in or avoiding them.
April 30, 2022 is DEA Drug Take Back Day. It is the goal of the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day to make it easy for people to get rid of their unused or unwanted prescription drugs while also raising awareness of how easily these drugs can be abused.
We know we’re hard to love. Our anxiety inhibits us from being the partner we truly want to be sometimes. But that doesn’t mean we love you any less or we don’t want to work to be better– for ourselves, for you, for us.