Meeting the Challenges of a 2020 Christmas

Meeting the Challenges of a 2020 Christmas

Christmas this year will be much more challenging than average, especially for those dealing with mental health or substance abuse issues. Throughout the pandemic, many celebrations have been cancelled this year, graduations, weddings, and holidays included. However,...
Tips: Setting New Year’s Goals

Tips: Setting New Year’s Goals

This year has been a long and trying year for most people. For many it has exacerbated existing mental health issues, created new mental health issues such as anxiety and depression, and intensified substance abuse issues. As the year is coming to an end it is natural...
Don’t Let Grief Trigger a Relapse

Don’t Let Grief Trigger a Relapse

Losing a loved one can cause unbearable pain and sadness. Grief and mourning are normal reactions to the loss of someone you care about. The grieving process can include intensive symptoms of loss and depression and it is not unusual for that to last up to six months....
The Benefits of Healing Art

The Benefits of Healing Art

Many top medical schools require their students to take creative arts courses to mold their critical thinking skills, observation, communication, bias awareness, and empathy skills. There is an abundance of research that shows that exposure to art stimulates the two...