By: Mike Murphy, Transformations Manager of Alumni Services Days off hit a little different, nowadays. That’s obvious. Waking up hangover free; not spending the first couple of hours of the…Read more
Real people sharing real stories about their experience with substance abuse and mental health.
During my twenty-five year career in substance abuse treatment, I’ve frequently heard family members (and clients) insist that "Alcohol isn't his/her/my problem - drugs are!" and "Alcoholism isn't his/her/my problem - addiction is!" as if the same principles of recovery from chemical dependency don't apply to any dysfunctional situation where alcohol either isn't present or isn't present enough to be identified as the primary drug-of-choice.Read more
Receiving a mental health diagnosis can bring a measure of clarity to your life. It can help you better comprehend what you’re going through, but a point comes where you’ll need to help your family understand the diagnosis as well.Read more
Accelerated resolution therapy (ART) is a relatively new evidence-based psychotherapy. It is proving to be an effective intervention for trauma, depression, and many other mental health concerns.Read more