Feeling worthless or having no self-worth can leave a person depressed and low on motivation to turn things around. Helping your patients find self-worth can give them the push they need to successfully complete their substance abuse counseling. But how do you do it? First, you need to understand … [Read more...] about 3 Ways to Help a Patient Find Their Self-Worth
Drugs and alcohol can catch anyone off guard. Finding a substance abuse counselor is one of the most important steps to recovery. Your counselor will be your guide. They'll be your cheerleader, coach, and referee. How do you choose the best? Finding a Substance Abuse Counselor Substance abuse … [Read more...] about Finding a Substance Abuse Counselor: 5 Things to Look For
High-proof alcohol is a hot topic of discussion. Our neighboring state, Virginia, has passed a new bill called HB 1842. According to Becca Mitchelle, reporting for WTKR, the new bill that is now law legalizes the sale of 151-proof liquor within the state of Virginia. Previously, the … [Read more...] about HB 1842 Amends Virginia’s Alcohol Laws
Do you know what a gateway drug is? The definition just might surprise you. We covered it when discussing the real gateway drug, alcohol. To summarize, a gateway drug is one that leads to the use of harder and addictive drugs. It doesn’t have to be addictive itself. A gateway drug can quite … [Read more...] about Is Medical Marijuana a Gateway Drug?
Anxiety is almost indescribable. No matter the words put to its definition, you’ll never truly understand it until you experience it. It can make you think you’re crazy, and it can interfere with every last thing – no matter how small – in your life. Anxiety disorders are also one of the top … [Read more...] about 3 Natural Anxiety Remedies
We recently discussed the alarming trend of depression and suicide amongst elementary aged students. Perhaps one of the most powerful actions a parent can take to counter the trend in their child is to build, boost, and maintain their child’s self-esteem. But how? How do you enhance self-esteem … [Read more...] about 5 Things a Parent Can Do To Boost an Elementary Student’s Self-Esteem
You’ve been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder, but now you’re feeling an anxiety attack coming on because you’re worried about the medications your doctor prescribed. As you sit there thinking about how they will make you feel and the warning labels, which include words like “addiction,” your heart … [Read more...] about What Anxiety Medications Are Addictive?