mental health awareness

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

In the US, nearly 1 in 5 adults live with mental illness, and according to researchers, almost two-thirds of those affected never seek help. This May, we are honoring national Mental Health Awareness Month to raise awareness of the challenges faced by those experiencing anxiety, depression, and other disorders so they can find the help they need. Mental health afflictions are …

addiction and the brain

How Addiction Affects the Brain

Cognitive researchers have made huge progress in recent years that has led to a much deeper understanding of what underlies the addictive processes. Nevertheless, for those in its throes, understanding what drives addiction is not usually enough to beat it. To recover from addiction, most people need evidence-based treatment and ongoing support. But understanding how addiction hijacks the brain can help to …

Is There Life After Zoom?

4 Tips to help you return to life in person after finding recovery online Let’s face it – it’s been a tough year. The coronavirus pandemic brought with it unprecedented new levels of stress, uncertainty, and economic insecurity. Many battled with grief, upheaval, and diminished social connections. In fact, the word “unprecedented” was used so often during this time that …