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What Is a Holistic Approach to Addiction Recovery?

What Is a Holistic Approach to Addiction Recovery?

These days, many treatment centers claim that they offer “holistic” treatments but not everyone knows what that means. The term comes from “holism,” which refers to the “whole” of something as more than the sum of its parts. A holistic approach to substance use disorder (SUD) treatment cares for the whole person, including the body, … Read more

Benefits of a Balanced Life Rhythm

Benefits of a Balanced Life Rhythm

You may have heard about the importance of maintaining a work-life balance to achieve wellness. Did you know that a balanced lifestyle has a certain rhythm to it too? Many health experts emphasize that being aware of this balanced life rhythm can best promote positive health outcomes. Parting ways with chaotic disorder while rebuilding this … Read more

Fostering a Self-Care Culture at Your Workplace

Fostering a Self-Care Culture at Your Workplace

Whether you are a working professional or an employer with many people under you, having a workplace that values self-care is incredibly beneficial to your emotional and mental health. Workplace self-care awareness is part of good company culture, and neglecting it can be costly in the long run. Today, with more and more working professionals … Read more

Can Addiction Happen Among Healthcare Workers?

Can Addiction Happen Among Healthcare Workers?

Did you know that doctors and nurses account for some of the highest rates of addiction in the workforce? Healthcare workers may develop substance addiction when they use drugs or alcohol to cope with work-related stress. There are a few key reasons for this phenomenon: high levels of stress and high accessibility to drugs. The … Read more

How Do You Overcome Stigma and Seek Treatment?

How Do You Overcome Stigma and Seek Treatment?

Do you have a loved one who is suffering from substance addiction but hesitates to seek treatment because of stigma? Unfortunately, negative attitudes and beliefs toward people who struggle with addiction are common. Such is also the case for people struggling with mental health conditions. Stigmatization is harmful in many ways, not least of which … Read more

How Do You Help a Loved Onee with Mental Health Needs?

How Do You Help a Loved Onee With Mental Health Needs?

People with substance addiction tend to develop co-occurring mental health problems because both conditions share many root causes and affect similar areas of the brain. The interconnectivity between these two conditions has been seen more acutely during the pandemic. In any case, full recovery requires that both addiction and mental health issues be treated simultaneously. … Read more