A Guide To Choosing The Best Inpatient Drug Rehab Centers

Substance abuse is one of the primary issues that eat up most of the families across the globe. This blog focuses on the best way you can choose an inpatient drug rehab centre for your loved ones. Rehab centres these days help greatly in defeating the addiction that you or your loved ones have and…

Finding the Best Drug Rehab and Important Things You Need to Know

One of the main disorders that humans are dealing with includes drug addiction. This blog focuses on finding the best drug rehab and the important things you need to know about these. Drug rehab centers basically make the life of the patient free of substances and drugs. They are also extremely helpful in preventing or…

All You Need To Know About Codependency

A psychological construct that involves a kind of unhealthy relationship which people share with those who are closer to them is called co-dependency. This blog focuses on the various ways codependency can be a great problem in relationships. But then you must be strong enough to recognize the signs and indication of the codependency. It…

Experiential Exploration of Trauma via Timeline

At the Claudia Black Young Adult Center, trauma is described as anything less than nurturing. This definition allows for all traumas, big or small, to be acknowledged and honored. In doing so, the client’s protective defense mechanisms such as denial, rationalization or minimization are explored and challenged so that healing can finally take place. Types…

What Do I Do With My Child?

College can be an exciting time for many young adults; it is where they experience many firsts, including a new lifestyle, friends, roommates, exposure to new cultures and a wide-variety of principles and thinking. Unfortunately, when many students are unable to handle these firsts, they’re more likely to struggle. Insecure and unable to manage the…

It Can Get Better. We Can Help

Life as a teenager or young adult can be very exciting, yet along with growing independence and new beginnings, there can be quite a few challenges too. Contending with things like identity, the need for approval, self-esteem, and purpose can sometimes lead to an increased degree of anxiety, confusion, and sometimes periods of sadness or…

Which type of mood swings do drug addicts have?

Mood swings are very hard to handle especially when you don’t know the reason behind it. Mood swings could be for various reasons, but most dangerous of all is when a person is on drugs. Drugs could give mood swings that are impossible to handle. When this happens a person becomes addictive and then, can…

When Parents Have a Distorted Sense of Boundaries

Excerpted from the book Changing Course by Claudia Black, Ph.D., Senior Fellow at The Meadows Many times abandonment issues are fused with distorted, confused, or undefined personal boundaries. We experience abandonment when parents have a distorted sense of boundaries, their boundaries and ours. They want us to like what they like, dress like they dress,…

Kid Cudi, Shame, and Depression

Hip-hop artist and actor Kid Cudi announced yesterday that he is currently receiving treatment for depression and suicidal thoughts. In a Facebook post he said, “It’s been difficult for me to find the words to what I’m about to share with you because I feel ashamed…” Shame and guilt are, unfortunately, emotions that often accompany…

Inpatient, Outpatient, or IOP?

Most psychiatrists and behavioral health professionals agree that addiction is a complex disorder caused by a combination of genetic, environmental, and behavioral factors. It can also vary in intensity; The DSM-5 defines addiction as a spectrum disorder that can be categorized as “mild,” “moderate,” or “severe.” Many other mental health disorders, like depression and anxiety,…