Millions of individuals in the United States struggle with mental health issues. For many, these mental health concerns occur alongside addiction to drugs and alcohol. For those who are ready to begin to heal, Westwind Recovery® offers a number of therapy options. Holistic and evidence-based therapies work to help our clients understand the underlying causes… Continue Reading What Is TMS Therapy?
We do not live in a vacuum, Everything we do has some type of impact on those who love us and interact with us. Addiction and mental health issues are often thought to be individual problems but they are family disorders. Your family played a role in you becoming who you are now. In turn,… Continue Reading How To Involve Your Family in Your Treatment
When you are ready to get help for your addiction, it might seem like an uphill battle. There are many common myths that center around addiction treatment. These myths about addiction treatment can make you question whether you should get help or are even worthy of support. Learn more about three of the most common… Continue Reading 3 Common Myths About Addiction Treatment
Sustainable recovery takes more than medication-assisted treatment. In fact, it requires a comprehensive approach involving a variety of therapies provided by a licensed psychotherapist. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is one approach to addiction treatment that is traditionally provided to clients in a residential or outpatient treatment program. This evidence-based treatment utilizes a set of techniques that… Continue Reading 5 Benefits of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
After detox for drug and alcohol abuse, you may want to consider a structured living situation that supports your sobriety. At Westwind Recovery® in Los Angeles, we have a sober living home option with caring staff that provides guidance and oversight to help you avoid a relapse. When you leave rehab, it may take some… Continue Reading How to Choose a Sober Living Home
Seasonal depression and addiction often occur together during certain times of the year. Some individuals might not realize that they are struggling with seasonal depression, and it can be challenging to manage seasonal depression and addiction. There are ways to cope with seasonal depression, sometimes referred to as seasonal affective disorder (SAD), such as seeking… Continue Reading How to Manage Seasonal Depression and Addiction
As you start to plan for Halloween, you may be unsure of what you can do to have a fun but sober event. Sobriety during the holidays is difficult, especially if this is your first year. Yet, it is critical to do your best to have a sober Halloween. You want to enjoy the holiday… Continue Reading How To Have a Sober Halloween
If you were ill or suffered a broken bone, you would turn to your doctor for help getting well. The same should apply to mental health. Yet, there can be a negative stigma about seeking help for mental health struggles in society. During Mental Health Awareness Week, the goal is to let others know that… Continue Reading What Is Mental Health Awareness Week?
Westwind’s Holistic Approach to Addiction Treatment LA Yoga recently featured Westwind Recovery® in an article about our recent Bass Lake retreat. During this week, participants spend time opening up to each other about their struggles and take part in a variety of addiction treatment therapies. In the article, five members of our team shared their… Continue Reading Westwind’s Holistic Approach to Addiction Treatment
A movie tells a story that can touch lives. The right film may be what brings you or someone you love to decide that it’s time to get treatment for drug addiction or alcoholism at centers like Westwind Recovery®. Learn more about several popular movies that address addiction and contact an addiction treatment center near… Continue Reading 6 Movies About Alcoholism and Drug Addiction