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Using Mindfulness for Addiction Treatment

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 15, 2022 Updated: April 27, 2022 Mindfulness is a vital ally in addiction recovery because it allows a person to recognize themselves as separating themself from the disease of addiction. If you or someone you care about is struggling with addiction,…

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Staying Motivated in Addiction Recovery

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 13, 2022 Updated: April 27, 2022 Staying motivated during addiction recovery is essential to keeping on the right track in a recovery journey. Changing habits that have been ingrained for years, or maybe even decades, requires strength of will and motivation.…

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Young Women and Mental Health Disorders

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Authored By Rikia Ancar, LMFT – Clinical Director of Adult Programs Rikia Ancar, LMFT – Clinical Director of Adult Programs read more Published: February 9, 2022 Updated: March 14, 2022 Young women are especially prone to mental health disorders. They are also especially…

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The Connection Between Mental Health and Addiction for Teens

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Authored By Rikia Ancar, LMFT – Clinical Director of Adult Programs Rikia Ancar, LMFT – Clinical Director of Adult Programs read more Published: February 7, 2022 Updated: March 14, 2022 For most people, the connection between mental health and addiction for teens is…

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Finding Motivation for Addiction Recovery

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 21, 2022 Updated: January 19, 2022 Finding motivation for addiction recovery can be challenging. Behavioral change is a process that takes time and requires motivation. Grappling with the decision ‘to change or not to change’ alone can lead to spiraling down…

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Signs Your Daughter Is Struggling with Her Mental Health

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 18, 2022 Updated: January 19, 2022 Sometimes it can be challenging to tell what constitutes normal adolescent behavior and when it’s time to intervene. If you suspect your daughter is struggling with mental health, it is crucial to initiate a non-judgemental…

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Mindfulness for Addiction Recovery

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 12, 2022 Updated: January 19, 2022 Mindfulness is a mental practice that incorporates focusing awareness on the present moment, noticing thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and cultivating the ability to acknowledge them as passing events. Developing a practice of mindfulness is key…

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Overcoming Anxiety About Going Back to the Office

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 27, 2021 Updated: August 13, 2021 As COVID-19 wanes, many people are faced with deciding to go back to work. This can lead to anxiety. That anxiety isn’t unwarranted. You’re worried about the virus, interacting with other people again, and having…

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3 Benefits of Seeking Dual Diagnosis Treatment

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 23, 2021 Updated: August 13, 2021 Many people with addiction also battle mental health disorders. This includes conditions such as trauma, depression, and anxiety. A dual diagnosis treatment program is a specific type of therapy that focuses on treating both addiction…