How to Cope When a Loved One Has a Substance Use Disorder

It’s hard having a loved one with a substance use disorder; fear and anger mingle with worry and compassion as your loved one’s substance use seems to get steadily worse. This can take a toll on your mental and physical health. Elsewhere, we’ve looked at how to help a loved one with a substance use […]

How the Seven Principles of Yoga can Guide More Than Just Your Practice

Yoga combines body movement, mental techniques, and emotional awareness into one relaxing, sometimes frustrating, whole-self activity. Many in recovery find the use of yoga a therapeutic source of healing, a way to restore balance and promote rejuvenation. Consider that addiction is disconnection, particularly from one’s own body, mind, and spirit. Reclaiming your relationship with all […]

More than Movember: We Need to Talk More About Men’s Mental Health  

A National awareness month for all things Men’s health, named Movember in a nod to mustache-sporting advocates, is coming to a close.  The yearly campaign has expanded since the conception in 2003, initially created to raise money for prostate cancer foundations and using the mustache as a symbol and conversation piece. While most efforts focus on […]