Does substance use make anxiety worse?

Understanding the complex relationship between substance use and mental health is crucial, especially when exploring how one affects the other. In this post, we’re going to look closely at the interplay of drugs and mental wellness to answer the question: “Does substance use make anxiety worse?�...

Grounding Techniques for Dysregulated Clients

  Emotional dysregulation is a crippling component of many of our most difficult-to-treat disorders. From clients with Borderline Personality Disorder to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, the struggle to reign in emotions snowballs into serious life consequences that threaten their most prized relati...

Preventing Burnout While Working in Treatment

  Mental health care providers often find it difficult to stave off burnout. It’s not just clinicians, either. Simply being involved in treatment can take a toll on your mental health. According to SAMHSA, in substance abuse treatment alone, turnover can be as high as 50% for staff and 32% for co...

The Importance of Men’s Health Month

Men’s Health Month is observed in June of every year. It’s an important time to remember the health challenges men face. And why those problems lead men to live 5 years less than women on average. Why are men less healthy? Higher rates of serious illness and shorter life span can be dire...