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How to Combat Social Anxiety to Avoid Loneliness

Dealing with social anxiety can impact a person’s ability to make meaningful connections to others. Social anxiety is a unique type of anxiety that some people feel when they are in social situations or even just anticipating a social event. While many people in recovery from addiction might experience a degree of loneliness if they […]

What You Need to Know About Anxiety and Depression

Two of the most commonly used words used when talking about mental health issues are anxiety and depression. Many times either one or both of these diagnoses will come up when a person struggles with mental health issues, behavioral problems, or addiction. Both can be underlying issues contributing to some of the challenges that some […]

Combat Anxiety

Simple Self-Care Tips to Combat Anxiety

Anxiety can be common for many of us. We may feel excessive guilt or worry, which precludes us from engaging in the outside world. We may have difficulty building or maintaining relationships due to anxiety. Anxiety can keep us trapped in a way that may not make sense to those around us. They may think […]

Managing Anxiety

Simple Ways to Help Manage Your Anxiety

When our kids are dealing with struggles or feeling troubled, we may have our own feelings about their behaviors. We might start to feel guilty or upset at ourselves. Remember that these issues are not your fault. Behavioral and emotional issues can be resolved and worked on. They are not indications of failure on your […]

connecting with your child's pain

How Can You Connect with Your Child’s Pain?

Parents of troubled teens may struggle to talk with their kids about their emotional states. They may feel uncomfortable or their teen may not open up easily. As parents, we may feel confused about why our teen has a difficult time sharing their pain with us. We may question our ability to connect with our […]