How Can I Help My Child Cope with Their Anxiety When They Move Out?

Moving out might seem like a normal step in life but it’s not always easy, especially for people suffering from anxiety or any other mental illness. Seeking professional assistance can help with anxiety treatment and make the moving process easier for your child.  We offer solutions for mental health recovery and addiction for adults and adolescents. Here are some suggestions …

Could I Have PTSD?

If you’ve suffered a recent traumatic event, or have been afflicted by a past trauma for many years with no progress towards healing, you may be suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. However, distinguishing general fear from PTSD can be confusing. It may also be difficult for you to accept you may have this condition if you’re afraid of a …

6 Exercises for People with ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a mental condition that affects children and adults alike. Some of its symptoms include being impulsive, hyperactive and lacking attentiveness. People suffering from this condition have a hard time paying attention and maintaining focus on a certain goal.  While it might be easy to notice the symptoms of ADHD in young children, it can …

6 Common Occurrences That Cause PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a serious mental health condition. In some cases, it can severely impact how people live their day-to-day lives.  PTSD affects those who have gone through traumatic events. The experience that caused the disorder might have been shocking, scary, or even dangerous. In this article, we’re going to be covering some of the most common occurrences …

5 Anxiety Triggers for Teenagers

The rise of anxiety among teens is well-documented. Data confirms anxiety has beat depression as the most likely reason for college students to seek counseling services. The American College Health Association has found serious increases in undergrads who report an overwhelming level of anxiety. The number of suicidal teenagers being admitted to the hospital has doubled over the past decade.   …

4 Holistic Approaches to Dealing with Anxiety

When you have anxiety, your body shows signs such as poor appetite and having trouble sleeping. Other symptoms include an upset stomach, headaches, increased heart rate, and having difficulties concentrating.  However, it’s possible to handle these anxious feelings and improve your well being with at-home solutions. Here at Clear Recovery Center we’ve found these four following holistic approaches to be …

What Family & Friends Can Do to Stop Enabling an Addict

Addiction affects more than just the addict. Family and friends can be impacted too, in ways they may not even realize. Relationships are affected and sometimes the addicted person will push away those who care about them most. What you may not think about, though, is how you may be enabling their addiction without realizing it. Families and close friendships …

Living and Communicating with Someone Who Has an Addiction or Mental Illness

If someone you love was injured or ill, you would do what was necessary to help them get better. You should approach a loved one suffering from addiction and mental disorder in this same way. It’s easy to react to the knowledge that someone you love is addicted to drugs with anger unless you realize that it is an illness. …

How to Convince Someone with Addiction to go to Rehab

Addiction is one of the most destructive forces in the world. Before a person even realizes, it can get out of their control. The best course of action when dealing with addiction is always to get professional help from a reputable treatment facility. Many addicts will eventually willingly enter treatment because they come to accept that they have a problem. …

How to Help a Family Member through Co-Occurring Drug Addiction and Mental Illness

It’s so difficult to watch a loved one suffer through drug addiction. This is especially true if they are your child or close relative. They can have problems holding a job and keeping personal relationships – something you never want for your child. Those issues are doubled when they suffer from a co-occurring mental illness as well. Very often, addiction …