Archive for November 2015

Five Most Common Mental Health Issues in Women

For years, many women have hidden their mental health disorders from friends, coworkers and even family members for fear of discrimination, judgment and even prejudice. They were afraid of being seen as not only different, but also weak and inferior. Unfortunately, in many ways, this is still the case today. However, through education and an […]

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Negative Self-Image: What It’s Costing You

It’s natural to feel insecure about our bodies or personalities from time to time. Maybe a change in weight, life event or poor decision has led to a bout of self-doubt or embarrassment. However, sometimes those feelings can take hold and leave us with an overwhelming negative sense of self. Dealing with a negative self-image […]

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The Surprising Connection Between Anxiety and Addiction

Can anxiety lead to drug addiction? Can anxiety lead to alcohol addiction? Yes, states the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. People with anxiety and depression are two to three times more likely to become addicts than the general population. About 20 percent of people with an addiction have what’s called a mood disorder, which […]

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10 Tips for Staying Sober During the Holidays

  While the holiday season is a joyful time for many individuals, it can also be stressful. For people struggling with drug or alcohol addiction, that stress can lead to relapse if left unchecked. The holiday becomes an obstacle course with triggers at every turn. How Do I Stay Sober During the Holidays? If you’re […]

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My First Sober Birthday

Every so often we receive a letter from a former patient that truly touches our hearts. It assures us that what we’re doing is helping others. It reminds us that the long hours are completely worth it. Our goal has always been to help women conquer their addictions and acquire the necessary skills to live a […]

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