Although many people may be brave enough to be open and speak out about their issues with addiction, others may choose to remain anonymous. It is important to be respectful of a person’s decision to keep their recovery a secret if they feel it is right for them. Rehab and recovery can be secretive in… Continue reading Why is Rehab and Recovery so Secretive?
Addiction is one of the most complex and little understood illnesses that millions of Americans suffer from every day. Common views of addiction are often built off false assumptions that a person’s behavior is their own moral failure. misunderstanding alcoholics and other addictions is still too real in our society. The attitude toward addiction is… Continue reading Misunderstanding Alcoholics
Mental illness is a significant issue in our country and in spite of the overwhelming numbers of people struggling with things like depression, anxiety and other disorders there is still a stigma surrounding mental health. People often use outdated and harmful terms when referring to someone with a mental illness because of ignorance or lack… Continue reading What Words Are “Off Limits” When it Comes to Mental Health