Man taking prescription drugs before driving his car There’s a high level of awareness concerning driving under the influence all over the United States. And truth be told, this is to be expected, considering the number of horrific DUI and DWI-related deaths and accidents every year. What many … [Read more...] about Prescription Drugs & Drugged Driving: What Should You Know
The earliest known preserved pieces of art, found in an Indonesian cave, are at least 40,000 years old: creativity is an essential part of being human, and art has helped people explore the world and their emotions throughout history. For this reason, art in its many forms can play an important … [Read more...] about The Use Of Art Therapy To Navigate Complex Emotions In Addiction Recovery
Employers have long known that vacations are good for their employees and their bottom line. Workers who take time off demonstrate increased productivity, creativity and longevity; they are likely to show lower rates of depression and heart disease. Time away from the office is advantageous to your … [Read more...] about 6 Mental Health Benefits of Travel
North Carolina does not allow for any exceptions to its underage drinking policy. That means that the first time your kids will be allowed to drink is when they’re 21. Even after it’s legal, they shouldn’t necessarily start drinking; CDC guidelines “do not recommend that individuals who do not drink … [Read more...] about What Your College-Age Children Should Know About Alcohol
When Sigmund Freud changed the field of psychology in the early 1900s, he introduced the stereotypical relationship between patient and “shrink”: the patient lies on his back on a couch or bed while the therapist listens, takes notes, and then tells the patient how all their problems stem back to … [Read more...] about The Mental Health Consequences of Overparenting
If you or a loved one are struggling to manage your mental health, there are many resources available to get you feeling better. Depending on the diagnosis, you and your care team might consider lifestyle changes, therapy, and/or medication. However, medication for your mental illness can … [Read more...] about Do Mental Illnesses Need To Be Medicated?
Feelings of shame are often part and parcel of addiction. As a result, many people struggling with substance abuse or walking the long road of recovery find it difficult to speak about their experiences and ask for help. This makes the internet a valuable tool, which can offer a wealth of … [Read more...] about The Road To Recovery: How Can Online Resources Make It Easier To Find The Way?