The New Year is just around the corner. We have some tips to help you celebrate without relapse.
Ringing in the New Year can be Tough for Some
It is that time of year again already. Out with the old, in with the new. We tend to take stock of where we are at the end of each year and make resolutions for the New Year.
How to Cope with Seasonal Depression
As our seasons change the days become shorter and colder. With less sunlight, it can trigger seasonal depression. So, how do you cope with seasonal depression?
Depression, Addiction, and Christmas How to Cope
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, or is it? We all see the happy families without a care, all getting along on television but is that really how it works? The answer to that question is no.
Holiday Stress, Pandemic Anxiety, and Co-occurring Conditions How to Cope
Get plenty of sleep, exercise, and eat healthy foods. It is incredible how much those three things can do to improve mental health. They all reduce anxiety, stress, and depression. Exercise also lowers blood pressure. Surround yourself with positive people.
What is personality disorder? First, we need to understand that personality is the way we think, function, and behave. A personality disorder is a mental disorder or illness whose nature is so rigid that the person has trouble identifying and relating to circumstances and other people, reacting emotionally, and controlling their behavior. Some people with
How to Get Through the Holidays with Co-occurring Conditions
It is that time of year again, the season when stress and anxiety go off the chart. The past two years have been extremely stressful with the Covid19 pandemic. Now we have to add in the stress and anxiety of the holiday season. How do people with co-occurring mental health and addiction problems cope and
Bipolar II Disorder
Bipolar II is not as severe as Bipolar I because the highs never reach full-blown mania. The less intense moods of bipolar II are called hypomanic episodes. A person with bipolar II has had at least one hypomanic episode, but the bipolar II patient suffers more often from depression. Those with bipolar II generally live
Surviving the Holidays Extra Stress and Uncertainty
Having a plan to deal with stress and triggers always helps you get through the rough spots. The holidays are no different; make a plan and stick to it.
The Battle of the Holidays Mental Health and Addiction
This time of year is hard on those with mental health issues and addiction recovery. However, the past two years have been twice as bad with the pandemic thrown in the mix.