Navigating Existential Distress in Recovery

Content Reviewed by Jennifer Wheeler, Clinical & Community Outreach What is the purpose of existence? What happens after death? We live in a world with an abundance of unknowns. Nearly everyone will begin to question these unknowns at some point in life. Humans are meaning-makers. Finding meaning in life helps people relate better to others, … Read more

What to Do When Anxiety Takes Over?

Updated on 01/17/23 At some point in life, you will experience anxiety. When anxiety takes hold, it can disrupt your life and affect your sense of control, confidence and lead to physical symptoms. It can even lead to substance use in trying to cope. Here’s what to do when anxiety takes over. Understand You Are … Read more

Anxiety Is More Than a Buzzword

All too often, people mention anxiety as if it is some kind of a buzzword. However, true anxiety disorders are far more than a topic of the moment. Anxiety is a very real, tangible and physical disorder that can impact daily life. There are clinical criteria to diagnose anxiety with specific symptoms and treatments. Struggling … Read more

When Does Anxiety Become a Disorder?

Most people experience anxiety at some point in their life. It’s normal for an individual to become nervous before an interview or a date; however, what happens when this anxiety does not subside? Does this mean that you have or are developing an anxiety disorder? According to the National Institute of Mental Health, there are … Read more

Why Don’t More Young People Seek Help for Mental Illness?

Awareness surrounding mental health illnesses and the need to act to get treatment has been growing in recent years. Campaigns designed to educate and support those struggling with depression, addiction, anxiety, or other illnesses have created a platform to have a conversation. Despite this progress, many young adults who need help for a mental health … Read more

Three Reasons to Seek Therapy During the Holiday Season

  When maintaining recovery from a substance use disorder, you have likely learned that life and its challenges never stop to accommodate your needs when you feel stressed, anxious or depressed. In recovery, it is crucial to equip yourself with as many tools as possible to manage your daily goals and challenges. The holidays only … Read more

Call Now Button