Ask for Help

How Do I Ask for Help When I’m Feeling Overwhelmed?

When we feel overwhelmed, reaching out for help can be challenging. Sometimes, we do not want to admit that things are problematic and becoming complicated. Other times, we might not know where to turn for help. Finding support when dealing with problems at home might make us feel alienated. We might feel as though no […]

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The Value of Health and Fitness to Reclaim Your Life

When we leave a treatment facility, we can continue the healthy lifestyle habits we learned during our early recovery. Health and physical fitness can help you during your recovery in several different ways. Participating in fitness activities can help you in many domains of health, other than physical health.  The benefits of exercise have been […]

Nutrition

Make the Best Health Choices for Success in Recovery

Diet and exercise are crucial for success in recovery from addiction and other mental health issues. Many of us are aware of the “mind-body” connection, shaping treatment for mental health and behavioral concerns. For our kids, starting healthy habits early in life can help them continue on the right path as they grow into adults. […]

Exercise

The Importance of Exercise to Improve the Mind

Exercise can help to enhance your child’s recovery program and improve their mental health. Many programs have integrated exercise and recreation in their programs. Fire Mountain Residential Treatment encourages residents to participate in outdoor recreation to foster the mind-body connection while getting in touch with nature. Exercise can take many different forms, from going to […]

Healthy Eating

The Simple Neuropsychology of the Healthy Foods We Choose

The foods that we choose to eat can have an effect on our neuropsychology, which is the relationship between our brain, emotions, moods, thoughts, and behaviors. We often do not think about our food as having an effect on our mental health. However, we can think of anything we put into our bodies as being […]