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A New Way to Treat Eating Disorders and Substance Use Concurrently

Eating and substance use disorders frequently co-occur or result in one another, but many mental health professionals don’t recognize this fact or treat them together. Bonnie Brennan, MA, LPC, CEDS-S, CA, recently presented a webinar on the topic, A Paradigm Shift: A New Way to Treat Eating Disorders and Substance Use Concurrently. The presentation was sponsored by Cato House, Integrative Life Center’s women’s residential eating disorder program. In the webinar, Bonnie discusses the relationship between eating and substance use disorders,

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Meditation for Alcohol Addiction

If you or your loved one has an alcohol addiction, there may be a simple activity that can help. You can even do it in the comfort of your own

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Using Meditation for Healing

Meditation, which once was a religious practice, has gone mainstream. Meditative apps make people believe that they can relieve stress with the guidance of their smartphones. But is meditation more

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Using Meditation for Anxiety

Feeling slightly anxious or stressed about some issues can act as a motivator to help you achieve your goals. But, those who suffer from continuous anxiety know how it can

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Meditation for Substance Use Disorder

“Connection is the opposite of addiction,” according to Johann Hari, “New York Times” best-selling author. Becoming better connected to your thoughts and feelings with meditation for substance use disorder can

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How to Recognize Signs of Abuse?

You’re worried that someone you care about is in an abusive relationship. But you haven’t seen signs of physical harm, so you keep your concerns to yourself.  You may not

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How to Help Someone with a Mental Illness

When someone you love is exhibiting signs of a mental illness, it can be heartbreaking. It’s not an easy journey to navigate — for them or you.  While every individual

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Signs of Co-Occurring Disorders in a Loved One

You’ve heard the old saying, “when it rains it pours?” Unfortunately, this often is the case with mental health concerns.  Nearly a third of people with mental health disorders and

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