The past few weeks have been a swirl of activity and feasting and seeing family and friends you haven’t connected with in ages. New connections have been formed, unique memories have been created, and you are awash in the glow of enjoyment and contentment.
Human beings are inherently social, and your connection with others around you plays an important role in your emotional state and mental health. The ability to interact and connect with others in meaningful, respectful, and positive ways is different for everyone.
Have you recently noticed a friend or a loved one struggling with their mental health? The good news is that there are ways you can support them through a mental health intervention. In a world where the demands of modern society are ever-increasing, the significance of mental health intervention has never been more vital. Just as we pay attention to our physical well-being through exercise and a balanced diet, it’s equally crucial to nurture our mental and emotional health.
As important as it is to have a job and stability in one’s career, it’s also just as important not to settle on an occupation. The best thing for an individual is stability for their mental health. As impossible as it may seem, it is imperative to leverage one’s talents to find a career good for their mental health.
Most individuals would agree that physical and mental health are imperative to a person’s overall function. Some may even say they’re equally as impactful. However, often, people don’t give much thought to their spiritual wellness.
Manipulation in relationships is a pervasive and complex issue that can deeply affect the emotional and psychological well-being of the involved individuals. Manipulation can take many forms and manifest in various ways, making it challenging to identify. This subtle form of control, hidden under the guise of care or love, can distort a person’s sense of self; the distorted perspective of the self leads a person to question their feelings, instincts, and sanity. It’s essential to understand the signs of manipulation to safeguard one’s mental health and foster healthier, more balanced relationships.
It is common for people who suffer from substance use disorder (SUD) to also suffer from mental health disorders. Research indicates that those with SUD are twice as likely to have anxiety and mood disorders. Further, nearly half of those with mental health disorders have SUD and vice versa, which is referred to as co-occurring […]
Life is stressful, isn’t it? Sometimes we find ourselves face to face with a ton of demands, and all we want to do is crawl under a rock—and never come out. Too much stress can cause us to lose our grip on what is important. Avoiding stress in recovery is even more challenging. When you […]
Co-occurring mental health issues are disorders that include both a mental illness and an addiction. For example, some people may have post-traumatic stress disorder and drug addiction. Co-occurring mental health issues are common because sometimes an addiction develops as a way to numb the painful effects of an illness. Remember that there’s a clear link […]
Research on substance use disorders and mental health disorders depicts strong evidence for consistent links between the two. Approximately half of Americans who have substance use disorders also have mental health disorders and vice-versa. While it cannot be said that one causes the other, the two are complexly intertwined. When these disorders coincide, it is […]