Substance Abuse and Mental Health Treatment Becoming sober from drugs and alcohol involves much more than simply detoxing and stopping use. Some would say, that is the easy part. The most important part of the recovery journey is to receive therapy for the mental, emotional, and behavioral aspects of it. Mental health conditions can influence… Continue reading Substance Abuse and Mental Health Treatment
Mental Health Resources for Musicians The coronavirus pandemic has taken the hold of communities, industries, lives, and so much more. As the world works to get back to “normalization” and life before COVID-19, there are many people who are waiting in the grey area. Some of these people include musicians and music industry workers. Keep… Continue reading Mental Health Resources for Musicians
What is SAMHSA? Established by Congress in 1992, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. In December 2016, the 21st Century Cures Act was signed into law, reauthorizing… Continue reading What is SAMHSA?
Seeking Help Now: Mental Health Facilities and Covid-19 As you well know by now, we are living in uncertain and stressful times, and there is an extremely high likelihood that you have been impacted negatively by COVID-19. Whether that means you’ve lost your job, are experiencing financial hardships, or have high anxiety about contracting the… Continue reading Seeking Help Now: Mental Health Facilities and Covid-19
One of the most complex and often misunderstood mental health problems is a personality disorder. This is a type of mental illness that is somewhere between a neurological disorder and a psychotic disorder that develops after the individual’s basic personality is formed. Personality disorder like borderline typically develops as a result of a young child… Continue reading Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder