27 11, 2023

Comrades in Solitude: Helping Veterans Overcome Holiday Loneliness

By |2023-12-07T20:35:31+00:00November 27, 2023|Mental Health, Veterans|0 Comments

While the holiday season is generally a time of joy and community for most, it can be lonely and stressful for some individuals, especially veterans. The unique challenges veterans face during the holidays often stem from military experiences and adjustments to returning to civilian life. These challenges might include mental [...]

16 10, 2023

How Fitness Programs Are Revolutionizing Addiction Recovery

By |2023-10-27T02:07:17+00:00October 16, 2023|Addiction, Drug Rehab, Mental Health, Rehab Treatment|0 Comments

Addiction recovery is a multifaceted journey beyond rehab treatment and relapse prevention. Sobriety is a process that encompasses physical healing, mental and emotional resilience, and rebuilding your social life. The interplay between fitness and addiction recovery has proven effective in facilitating holistic healing and helping those struggling with substance abuse. [...]

7 08, 2023

How Insomnia Amplifies Mental Health Issues in First Responders

By |2023-08-02T20:02:32+00:00August 7, 2023|First Responders, Mental Health|0 Comments

Sleep is essential for maintaining good health and optimal functioning, especially for first responders. First responders, such as firefighters, paramedics, emergency medical technicians (EMTs), and police officers, are constantly exposed to traumatic, high-stress situations and irregular work schedules. An emergency responder's unpredictable schedule and day-to-day can disturb standard sleep patterns [...]

24 07, 2023

The Experience of Survivor’s Guilt Among Military Personnel

By |2023-07-24T21:26:09+00:00July 24, 2023|Active Military Members, Mental Health|0 Comments

Encountering traumatizing military situations is common for active military service members. While disturbing experiences as an army soldier are expected, it doesn't make dealing with the effects of trauma any easier. Surviving life-threatening situations while losing comrades in combat can cause deep-rooted psychological wounds, a term known as survivor's guilt. [...]

17 07, 2023

How Drug Rehab Centers Can Help Veterans Manage Unexpected Daytime Fear

By |2023-07-21T19:42:19+00:00July 17, 2023|Drug Rehab, Mental Health, Veterans|0 Comments

Unexpected daytime fears result from traumatic experiences and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in veterans and military service members. Veterans struggling with PTSD can experience individual daytime fears, although specific situations, things, and places can trigger a veteran. Drug and alcohol rehab centers that cater to veterans with PTSD offer trauma-informed [...]

10 07, 2023

Why is there a High Incidence of PTSD in Women Veterans?

By |2023-07-13T23:26:12+00:00July 10, 2023|Mental Health, Veterans|0 Comments

Military women are exposed to the same traumatic experiences as male soldiers, including combat situations, violence, and loss of comrades. The effects of combat exposure increase veterans' risk of psychological distress (stress, depression, and anxiety), trauma, mood disorders, and PTSD. The high frequency of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in women [...]

3 07, 2023

Adventure Therapy: Post-Pandemic Healing for Military Personnel

By |2023-07-01T01:34:56+00:00July 3, 2023|Active Military Members, Mental Health|0 Comments

Adventure-based therapy programs in drug and alcohol rehab have effectively assisted in treating substance use disorders (SUDs), trauma, PTSD, anxiety disorders, depression, and behavioral issues. Adventure therapy encourages spending time in the great outdoors to take a break from life's busyness and enjoy nature's healing power. Nature has a calming, [...]

21 06, 2023

How Drug Rehabilitation Centers Expedite Treatment for Sailors in Mental Health Crises

By |2023-06-16T00:20:10+00:00June 21, 2023|Active Military Members, Drug Rehab, Mental Health, Rehab Treatment|0 Comments

In 2018, The Brandon Act changed the culture of mental health in the U.S. Navy. Navy sailor, Brandon Caserta, was bullied and hazed by his Naval command for opening up about his struggle with depression. Brandon was not provided the necessary support or mental health treatments for his depression. On [...]

19 06, 2023

The Effectiveness of Holistic Treatment in Drug Rehabilitation Centers for First Responders

By |2023-06-16T00:15:05+00:00June 19, 2023|Drug Rehab, First Responders, Mental Health, Rehab Treatment|0 Comments

Holistic treatment in drug and alcohol rehab is additional to conventional medical care and mental health support in rehab programs. A holistic approach to addiction treatment fixates on healing the patient as a whole—mind, body, and spirit. For first responders struggling with a drug or alcohol addiction, holistic addiction treatment [...]

5 06, 2023

The Impact of Holidays on Veterans’ Mental Health

By |2023-06-02T01:50:31+00:00June 5, 2023|Mental Health, Veterans|0 Comments

The holidays can be a sensitive and often unpredictable time for families, especially those with veterans. When spending the holidays with a veteran, several different things should be considered when they're around. Holiday celebrations and spending time with family members can be incredibly triggering and overwhelming for veterans' mental health [...]

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