Trauma’s Relationship with Memory

Trauma’s Relationship with Memory

Your memories help to shape who you are and how you behave. Sometimes memory loss or difficult memories can leave you in a state of anxiety, stress, anger and depression. Living in these states can make for an uninspired and even scary recovery journey, especially if...

Why Don’t More Young People Seek Help for Mental Illness?

Why Don’t More Young People Seek Help for Mental Illness?

Awareness surrounding mental health illnesses and the need to act to get treatment has been growing in recent years. Campaigns designed to educate and support those struggling with depression, addiction, anxiety, or other illnesses have created a platform to have a...

Men’s Mental Health: Why Aren’t More Men Seeking Help?

Men’s Mental Health: Why Aren’t More Men Seeking Help?

It is a common stereotype that men don't like to ask for help, nor do they like going to see a doctor. While this does not account for all men, they are much less likely than women to seek help when they need it, specifically when it comes to mental health. Men aren't...

How to Practice Self-Love in a Life Free from Addiction

How to Practice Self-Love in a Life Free from Addiction

February, the month of Valentine's Day, is a time when most find themselves reflecting upon relationships and celebrating love. However, some tend to overlook the most important relationship: the one with themselves. One of the essential parts of addiction recovery is...

Why Good Nutrition Supports Happiness & Recovery

Why Good Nutrition Supports Happiness & Recovery

The type of food you eat has a significant influence on your mental health and physical wellbeing. Having a balanced intake of healthy foods is a critical component in aiding your recovery needs such as daily energy, focus, positivity and restful sleep. However, with...

How to Lift Your Mood During Winter

How to Lift Your Mood During Winter

In the winter season, days become shorter, the temperature drops and suddenly finding energy seems like an impossible task. Soon, you begin to feel a change in your mood. Perhaps you feel anxious, stressed or irritable. Such feelings can start to interfere with your...

Three Reasons to Seek Therapy During the Holiday Season

Three Reasons to Seek Therapy During the Holiday Season

When maintaining recovery from a substance use disorder, you have likely learned that life and its challenges never stop to accommodate your needs when you feel stressed, anxious or depressed. In recovery, it is crucial to equip yourself with as many tools as possible...