Anorexia: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and More

  Anorexia, or anorexia nervosa, is an eating disorder that revolves around a fear of gaining weight or a distorted perception of your weight. It is often characterized by abnormally low body weight. Anorexia can severely impact your life and health.     While on the outside, it looks like anorexia is a problem with food,…

Coping Methods for Anxiety During Recovery

When recovering from a substance use disorder, our brains are learning to rewire themselves to new pleasure centers, reactions, and experiences. This means anxiety and recovery – especially early recovery – go hand and hand. As we learn to strengthen and build our mind-body connection, multiple symptoms will emerge as we unconsciously seek out the…

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How to Maintain Sobriety During Christmas

Addiction, substance abuse disorders, and alcoholism impact roughly 23 million Americans annually, while 10% of Americans will eventually develop a substance abuse disorder. Additionally, another 33% of Americans will struggle with a drinking problem or alcoholism in their lifetime, making substance abuse-related disorders relatively common. Whether you are struggling with a substance abuse problem or…