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Does Equine Therapy Actually Work?

If you’ve taken a walk through a park recently, you’ve probably seen people out enjoying nature with a furry friend. Animal companions have been by humans’ side for millennia. Today, scientists are coming to understand the neurological connection between spending time with animals and increased mental and physical health. Equine therapy, working with horses in…

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What to Expect in Trauma-Informed Therapy

Coping with trauma alone can be nearly impossible. The emotional and behavioral impact of events like death, sexual violation, and serious injury can be far-reaching. They may impact all areas of a survivor’s life, from sleep and self-esteem to work and relationships. If you’re suffering from trauma symptoms like flashbacks, nightmares, or an inability to…

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5 Benefits of Trauma-Informed Therapy

If you’ve suffered a traumatic event or events in your life, you’re not alone. Trauma is a major cause of mental health and substance abuse concerns in the U.S. Fortunately, this also means that many effective trauma treatments are available. Trauma-informed therapy, in particular, offers many benefits. If you or a loved one is suffering…

Ways Nutrition Can Stabilize Mood in Addiction Recovery

Mood changes are common in people affected by addiction. These changes can reinforce or worsen the impact of your addiction symptoms. They can also make it more difficult for you to quit using drugs or alcohol. A significant but often overlooked factor in your typical mood is your daily diet. Diet-related changes in your mood…

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Ways Day Treatment Can Improve Your Mental Health

People delay enrolling in a mental health treatment program for a number of reasons, including not wanting to make the time commitment or worrying about the cost. When people don’t receive mental health treatment, the consequences can be catastrophic. However, with proper treatment and support from a team of professionals, it is possible for people…

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How Experiential Therapy Can Help You Process the Past

Past events often have a significant impact on your current thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. The effects of these events may be positive. However, they can also contribute to serious problems like addiction. Therapy plays an essential role in the effective treatment of all kinds of substance problems. This treatment often comes in the form of…

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Celebrating World Mental Health Day in October

Mental health is an important and ongoing issue in societies around the globe. Those issues include pressing concerns regarding women’s mental health. Too often, available treatments like women’s trauma therapy go unused. As a result, needless suffering occurs. World Mental Health Day, set for October 10th every year, is dedicated to addressing these shortcomings. The…