When someone takes their first sip of alcohol or their first hit of marijuana, they probably don’t envision themselves ever becoming a habitual user. But according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, an estimated 19 million Americans struggle with substance use disorders each year.Read More
If you’re struggling to cope with a mental health disorder, you may want to consider inpatient mental health treatment. While the idea of checking yourself into a residential treatment facility may sound intimidating, the truth is, inpatient mental health treatment is designed to provide you with the tools you need to manage your symptoms so you can live a healthy, independent life.Read More
Anxiety is a normal human reaction to stressful or harmful situations. When your brain detects potential danger, it releases hormones to prepare you for self-defense. But for some people, these feelings of anxiety can spiral out of control, interfering with daily life and making it difficult to function.Read More
After going through a traumatic event, it’s natural to experience some emotional repercussions. Anxiety, fearfulness, irritability, and numbness are all normal feelings that may arise in the wake of a trauma. In most cases, these feelings will subside as time goes on. But for people with post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, these symptoms persist, and sometimes intensify.Read More
Bipolar disorder is a serious mental illness that can cause dramatic mood swings, lapses in judgment, and episodes of psychosis. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), over six million American adults are living with bipolar disorder, and many of them are not receiving adequate treatment for their symptoms.