Category: Wellness

Common Roadblocks to Healthy Relationships

Emotional barriers are common. Almost everyone has some kind of emotional barrier, although some have more than others. These roadblocks to healthy relationships can affect your relations in unknown ways, impacting your friendships, relationships with partners, and more. Components of a Relationship Every relationship has three components: person one, person two, and the relationship itself. […]

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5 Signs of Mental Illness

We all have feelings — positive and negative reactions to stressful situations. A mentally healthy person gives those feelings room to express themselves and considers what they tell them. But when do extremes become a mental illness for which you need treatment? Be on the lookout for these five common signs that you may have […]

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What is an Emotional Support Animal? And How Do They Benefit Mental Health?

An Emotional Support Animal (ESA) is an animal that provides love and comfort to patients with a mental disorder. They are different from regular dogs or cats, as they are certified to accompany their owner to most places and provide support anytime. Normal pets can provide the same comfort as an ESA but aren’t legally […]

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Integrated Treatment for Co-Occurring Alcohol and Drug Abuse

A co-occurring disorder refers to when one person has two or more mental health disorders or medical illnesses. In 2019, 9.5 million American adults between 18 and 25 were diagnosed with at least one co-occurring disorder alongside a substance use disorder. When health disorders appear together, they impact each other and often cannot be separated. […]

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Mental Health Tips to Boost Your Spirit

Many people experience seasons of doldrums and depression. During these times, even some simple acts can help your mental health. Whether you’re feeling down or simply want to feel a little better, use these mental health tips to boost your spirit this season. Develop Positive Daily Habits Many things in life are the result of […]

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