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Understanding Emotional Eating and How to Heal

Stress and negative emotions can quickly take a toll on a person when they don’t have a healthy way to cope. Emotional eating is a common way that people deal with anger, sadness, anxiety, and depression. This coping mechanism can come with many negative side effects, making it important to address the situation head-on. WhatRead More

Understanding the Connection Between Schizophrenia and Trauma

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 24 million or one in 300 people experience schizophrenia symptoms worldwide. Schizophrenia is not as common as other mental health disorders like depression and anxiety. However, the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) notes, despite its lower prevalence, schizophrenia is in the top 15 leading causes of disabilityRead More

How Does Somatic Therapy Help Heal Depression Symptoms?

When it comes to addiction and mental health recovery, there is no one “right” way to go about it. A wide range of tools is necessary to help you find the methods that work best for you. The Guest House is a cutting-edge center that uses a distinctive blend of both traditional and experiential, orRead More

Can Addiction Be a Coping Mechanism for Trauma?

It’s not uncommon for trauma survivors to also struggle with addiction. Some people may turn to substances as a coping mechanism to self-medicate. Others may not even realize that trauma has contributed to their addiction. Fortunately, this cycle can be broken with the proper treatment and care. Relationship Between Trauma and Addiction According to “TraumaticRead More

What Is Drug-Induced Psychosis?

Substance abuse is a vicious cycle that can impact nearly every area of a person’s life. The most common side effects are mental health conditions, dangerous withdrawal symptoms, and financial instability. Drug-induced psychosis is another severe result of addiction. For individuals experiencing this condition, it’s crucial to find help as soon as possible. Psychosis PsychosisRead More

Can Regulating the Nervous System Reduce OCD Symptoms Related to Trauma?

Trauma is a condition that can affect the body just as much as the mind. If you’re struggling with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) due to trauma, regulating the nervous system is crucial. The Nervous System According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the nervous system “plays a role in nearly every aspect of our healthRead More

What to Do When No One Believes Your Trauma

Experiencing a traumatic event is catastrophic enough. When no one believes your trauma, it can become even more damaging. With the right tools and treatment, you will be able to re-discover strength within yourself and set boundaries around unsupportive people. What Is Trauma? According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), traumaRead More

How Long Should I Wait Before Dating in Recovery?

Recovery is such a personal journey. During early recovery, you likely identified healthy coping skills and learned more about codependency and boundaries. You may have reflected on your life and grown mentally and emotionally. Perhaps you are even in the process of overhauling your life and your identity. This process is not to be takenRead More

What Are Self-Defeating Behaviors? How Do They Fuel Addiction?

Everyone forms habits over the course of their life. Some habits are healthy, like taking moments to stand up and stretch. However, some habits can devolve into self-defeating behaviors without you even realizing it. As noted in an article from the National Institute of Health (NIH), repetitive behaviors that you associate with feeling good canRead More