world mental health day

Focusing on Mental Health: Discussing the Importance of World Mental Health Day

We are in the middle of a pandemic, but it is certainly not the only health problem facing the world ...
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acupuncture for addiction treatment

Holistic Therapies: Using Acupuncture for Addiction Treatment

Holistic therapy is a treatment that uses all-natural means to promote healing or sobriety. One commonly used holistic treatment is ...
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self-care in addiction recovery

Self-Care in Addiction Recovery

Self-care in addiction recovery is crucial to long-term sobriety. In addition to sobriety, self-care helps individuals experience joy, connection, and ...
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loneliness and alcoholism

Loneliness And Alcoholism

Being alone really hurts. It hurts so bad for some people that they turn to alcohol as a form of ...
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substance abuse cycle

The Dangerous Cycle of Codependency and Substance Abuse

Codependency doesn’t only refer to relationships and drug abuse; it also refers to a person and his or her drug ...
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cognitive dissonance

Cognitive Dissonance Treatment

Oftentimes, people have an explanation for their behavior and tend to rationalize it to make what they are doing seem ...
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COVID-19 Preventative Measures

COVID-19 Preventative Measures

Due to the impact of the COVID-19 Coronavirus, Granite Mountain Behavioral Healthcare is taking steps to be proactive in ensuring ...
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Is addiction a mental illnes

Is Addiction a Mental Illness?

Today, it is widely accepted and supported by major scientific institutions such as The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) ...
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gambling addiction

The Psychology of Gambling Addiction

Activities like gambling are often glorified in today’s culture. Movies mostly portray gamblers as powerful, wealthy, and satisfied when that ...
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self-esteem

How to Build and Improve Your Self-Esteem During Addiction Recovery

The symbiotic relationship between drug and alcohol addiction and self-esteem is complex and oftentimes hard to understand. While they do ...
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essential oils

10 Essential Oils to Aid in Alcohol Detox

Alcohol is a part of everyday life. It has become a social norm, consumed for pure enjoyment, in addition to, ...
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secondary traumatic stress

The Link Between Secondary Traumatic Stress and Substance Abuse

Secondary traumatic stress is the emotional distress that occurs when an individual hears about the first-hand trauma experiences of another ...
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