7 Tips for Holding an Intervention

Living and surrounding yourself with a friend or loved one that is addicted to drugs or alcohol can be very difficult. We here at CASA Recovery are here to help you and your loved one get the help that they need. You can start this person’s road to recovery by trying to have a conversation [&helli...

The Importance Practicing Self-Care During Recovery

Many people who have struggled with addiction or another mental health condition find they have neglected themselves. One of the main objectives of mental health treatment is to equip people with the tools to cope with their condition when they return home. One of the most important aspects of an af...

How Your Environment Can Affect Your Mental Health

The environment you live and work in is extremely important to your mental health. It makes sense that if you live in a house or work in an office where there are stressful circumstances or difficult relationships that some people may not be able to cope. It is not uncommon for people experiencing s...

Improve Your Mental Health This Summer

Most of us look forward to the summer, especially if we are only allowed limited vacation time with our jobs. However, for some people struggling with depression, anxiety, or another mental illness, the summer can trigger difficult thoughts and feelings. Some sufferers feel they are completely losin...

Dealing with Trauma in Addiction Recovery

There is a strong link between trauma and addiction. Some people who experience a traumatic event are not able to process what has taken place. Although not everyone will respond to a major accident or violent crime by developing an addiction, research shows that it is often much more likely. People...

Recognizing Early Addiction Signs in Teens

  Teenage drug abuse is becoming a significant problem in America, making it important to know the warning signs. Because an adolescent brain is still developing, there is a higher risk of a teenager becoming addicted to substance than there is for an adult. There is also a very real chance of crea...