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What Causes Personality Disorders and How to Get Help

It can be extremely challenging and frustrating for those struggling with a mental health disorder to try and help themselves or a loved one. Identifying and treating mental health issues like personality disorders is of the utmost importance. Like many conditions, personality disorders take different forms, and the symptoms in one person could look different…

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Continuing Your Eating Disorder Recovery in IOP

Ask anyone who has received treatment for an eating disorder, and they will tell you that recovering from an eating disorder is not easy. In fact, many who receive treatment at a residential treatment facility find that continuing their recovery through an intensive outpatient program (IOP) can be highly beneficial. When you look for outpatient…

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The Connection Between Mental Health and Eating Disorders

Eating disorders can directly affect a person’s mental and physical health. An eating disorder is not a lifestyle choice but a diagnosable mental health disorder. Seeking treatment as early as you can for an eating disorder is the best course of action as this provides the best chance of recovery. A residential eating disorder treatment…

7 Ways Women Can Reduce Stress in Addiction Recovery

Stress can be one of the most significant contributors to addiction and one of the biggest hurdles to recovery, especially among women. Understanding what causes stress and what stress can trigger is integral to a successful recovery from a substance use disorder. While stress is universal, it’s only more intense in those battling addiction. Since…

Promoting Sobriety in the Workplace During Alcohol Awareness Month

Supporting friends, family, and coworkers who are trying to get or stay sober is something that should be practiced every day. However, it deserves special attention during Alcohol Awareness Month. In fact, promoting and living a healthier lifestyle overall can be the right choice for all involved. While Alcohol Awareness Month occurs every April, the…

a woman sits with a friend as she struggles with the effects of eating disorders

How Eating Disorders Can Impact Family Relationships

Recovering from an eating disorder is not easy. But before any treatment can begin, any treatment facility needs to understand what the person dealing with the eating disorder is going through and how their eating disorder has impacted family relationships. So we ask each person entering any treatment to meet with a licensed counselor for…

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How a Trauma-Informed Approach Can Heal Alcohol Addiction

Trauma and alcohol addiction are interrelated. So much so that many addiction treatment centers will use a trauma-informed approach. This approach to addiction treatment has been proven to help successfully overcome the mental, physical, behavioral, social, and emotional effects of a substance use disorder. Trauma-informed care is an approach that helps treatment providers customize an…