Equine-Assisted Therapy for Patients With PTSD

Posttraumatic stress disorder is one of the most serious psychological disorders a person can experience. Fortunately, there is a wide range of treatment options. Equine therapy for PTSD in particular has shown great promise.

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Why Self-Care Is Important for Recovery

Whether someone is struggling with mental health or addiction, self-care is an essential element for success. Recognizing this fact, however, is only part of the battle. It’s important to take active steps towards health.

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Celebrating a Sober New Year

Whether you’ve decided to remain sober this upcoming New Year’s Eve or have been participating in a treatment program, with the intention of staying sober for years to come, you can still have a great time celebrating the new year without a drink in your hand. The goal is to create new traditions that support your recovery or wishes to remain sober and healthy. A sober New Year’s celebration can still be a great New Year’s celebration!

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The Twelve Days of Recovery: Sober Holiday Activities for a Happy Holiday Season

The holiday season is a joyous, cheerful time for many. Not for everyone, though. In truth, for many on the path to recovery, the holidays can be a dark, depressing, and, oftentimes, regressive time of the year. From something as big as full-on seasonal affective disorder to something as small as a simple case of the winter blues, it’s true that anyone — regardless of where they’re at on their journey to recovery — can feel this seasonal sadness in full force.

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The Inside Scoop on How to Celebrate Thanksgiving Sober

Although Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of the year for many, it can be incredibly stressful for others. From overwhelming travel plans to estranged family relations, alcohol can be a short-lived source of comfort for some, even if there are consequences of drinking too much. Regardless of your situation, if your goal is to remain sober, you will need to approach Thanksgiving with a new mindset.

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What Events Cause PTSD?

What Events Cause PTSD?

Many people don’t realize the origins of PTSD, which is post-traumatic stress disorder. Because of television shows, movies, and the media, many of us only relate it to those who served in combat…

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10 Facts About Depression

10 Facts About Depression That Everyone Should Know

Whether it’s you or someone you love, we all know someone with depression. According to the World Health Organization, depression affects approximately 300 million people in the world to have it. The problem is that there is a stigma attached to depression.

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tips for staying sober

10 Tips for Staying Sober in 2021

Everyone was looking forward to the end of 2020 as if sanity would suddenly emerge. This obviously didn’t happen, and many folks started searching out tips for staying sober in 2021…

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Trauma and PTSD

How Our Center Treats Trauma and PTSD

Most people will experience a traumatic event within their lifetimes. The psychological effects can range from minor to severe, but coping with trauma and PTSD is always a difficult endeavor…

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Trauma and Mental Health

Trauma and Mental Health: Facts, Symptoms and More

Humans are resilient creatures that can deal with almost anything. When direct experience teaches someone the true definition of trauma, though, the strength of that resiliency can come into question…

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