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4 Benefits of Music Therapy for Addiction Treatment

Music therapy lets you tap into your creative side while you explore the physical, cognitive, and social benefits of group or individual addiction treatment. Our music therapy program includes listening to songs, writing songs or music, and playing an instrument. Pick up valuable skills and help your mind and body find balance at Integrative Life…

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Is The Pandemic Impacting Your Eating Disorder?

If you have an eating disorder, the COVID-19 pandemic may trigger your condition due to the incredible stress associated with the coronavirus lockdown. At the Integrative Life Center in Nashville, TN, we have an eating disorder treatment program that can help you deal with depression, anxiety, and other underlying causes that may spark a relapse. Learn more about…

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How to Participate in National Suicide Prevention Week

Suicide Prevention Week is held each September to raise suicide awareness and encourage those in trouble to seek mental health treatment. At Integrative Life Center in Nashville, TN, we honor those who have the courage to admit they need help. Learn more about Suicide Prevention Week and our suicide treatment program below. What Is Suicide Prevention Week?…

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4 Common Types of Eating Disorders

In the U.S., millions of people have eating disorders. But types of eating disorders can take several forms. So recognizing them in ourselves or others isn’t easy. Also, some individuals don’t suffer from the physical and mental issues that prompt eating disorders but still experience what is termed disordered eating habits. The terminology can be…

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How to Practice Patience in 5 Simple Steps

Why would you want to learn how to practice patience? Some scientists say the human attention span is now less than eight seconds. And it’s no wonder. So many things today are designed to deliver instant rewards. For example, swipe left. That felt good, didn’t it? Streaming, fast food, online games, next day deliveries–they’re all designed to feed our need…

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5 Effective Strategies to Stop Addictive Behaviors

At best, addictive behaviors may be annoying to you or others. Nail-biting, for example. But when they’re at their worst, they can destroy health, happiness, finances, and friendships. Substance abuse, eating addiction, gambling can fall into this category. You have the power to stop addictive behaviors, no matter how big or small. These tips will…