Are you wondering how you will get through your first New Year’s Eve without drinking or drugs? These suggestions, based on my years of experience with people in early sobriety, may help you.. It is important to plan ahead of time for the holidays, because, like the proverb goes, “If you fail to plan, you … More How to Stay Sober on New Year’s Eve – A Guide for Those in Early Recovery
Cursing yourself has the same visceral effect as someone else cursing you would. It wounds and creates disruption. Many don’t realize they are being harsh with themselves. But their friends and lovers do. … More Cursing Yourself: It doesn’t help!
Ever since I was 4, I had a fear of heights… … More Fears and Anxieties? Try This
Here’s a recent blog post by Nate Prentice, LCSW, a psychotherapist and pastoral counselor.
by Nathaniel Prentice, LCSW, CAS-PC September is National Suicide Prevention Month. As a way of honoring the importance of suicide prevention, I’m writing today to bring it out into conversation. Suicide is one of those extremely difficult conversations topics. There is a lot of stigma about suicide, as well as a lot of myths. According … More Some Truths About Suicide
May is Mental Health Awareness month, established in an effort to help reduce the stigma that is so often still attached to the idea of having a mental illness or emotional problem. Too many people avoid getting help because they don’t want to be seen as “weak” or because they don’t want to talk about … More Mental Health Awareness Month seeks to reduce stigma