Gender and Addiction

On October 5, 2017, the New York Times released a three-decade long investigation about Oscar-winning movie producer Harvey Weinstein. The investigation revealed that he was using his position of power to try and extort female actresses for sex in exchange for roles in his movies. If a woman refused, he would then threaten to destroy […]

Phoenix Recovery Center

Doctors across the nation are recklessly prescribing dangerous, addictive, and harmful medications to patients without considering the consequences on the individual, their family, and the opioid crisis. I personally have been offered prescription pain medicine by several doctors simply by complaining about chronic or reoccurring pain. Of course, I know the dangerous effects that can […]

Long Term Drug Rehab

              There is a common misconception that drug addiction treatment is primarily for getting an addict through the detox phase. The scariest part of addiction recovery is seen as the withdrawal process, where patients experience a wide range of negative, painful, and stress inducing symptoms. In reality, the recovery process is lifelong. The urges may […]

Xanax Abuse

For many individuals and large groups that make up my generation, just drinking is not enough. Going out in college typically implies mixing a dangerous cocktail of cheap liquor, prescription drugs, and nicotine. There are no parents to come home to, no responsibilities to manage, and little to no consequences for these dangerous actions. Unfortunately, […]

Emerging Adulthood

When you leave high school, they say the worst years are behind you. While it isn’t necessarily smooth sailing from here on out, it is generally accepted by most that the teenage years are the most difficult in terms of negative influences on one’s mental health. Going away to college means leaving behind everything that […]

Naturopathic Remedies

There are many individuals out there in the world that are sick of using traditional forms of medicine to treat their various illnesses, disorders, and ailments. Conventional forms of medical treatment can leave patients with life-long side effects and even more issues that when they began treatment. Our health and wellness are some of the […]

Equine-assisted Therapy

Horses are gentle creatures. Not only can they be used for sporting events, people often use horses for therapy. Children who are diagnosed with autism, or adults who are dealing with substance abuse, behavior disorders, mood disorders and other illnesses are participants in equine therapy. There are many mental and physical health benefits to equine […]

Teen Mental Health

The world is always changing. It is especially hard for parents to relate to their teenage children because even though they too were once this age, they have no idea what it is like to been a teenager in society today. Our parents had to deal with romantic issues in relationships, peer pressure, low self-esteem, […]

10 Daily Self-Care Tips

Self-love affirmations Come up with a mantra. A mantra is a saying, prayer, quote, or selection of words that one can repeat to themselves throughout the day in any type of situation. A mantra can be inspiring, calming, or even silly. A mantra can be used to remind you to relax, or not get to […]