This page covers the changes that have taken place in Seattle, WA rehab centers due to COVID-19. It discusses online rehab and tele-treatment options.
WARNING: This article includes subject matter that may be disturbing to some readers The month of March is synonymous with spring-time, of the equinox, when both of the Earth’s hemispheres bathe in the light of the sun, a time of hope, of rejuvenation, and of nature’s new growth. However, for many teenagers who self-harm, who [...]
Whether you face a personal crisis or are witness to a national emergency such as the COVID-19 outbreak, maintaining sobriety in times of stress can be difficult. But you are not alone. At Ashwood Recovery, we are dedicated to recovery and helping you maintain your sobriety. We asked a few of our clinical team leaders [...]
We live in exceptionally troubled times. Now, in this month of March that every year marks “Self-Harm Awareness Month,” it would be logical to say that some of us are better placed than others to cope with the daily onslaught of new numbers of diagnosed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, new numbers of fatalities, and the enormous [...]
Women are twice as likely to suffer clinical depression than men, often leading to dual diagnosis - substance abuse, with an underlying mental health disorder.
The eve of a brand new year and a Googleplex (that`s a really ridiculously large number) of futile, never-to-be-realized promises to ourselves (and that’s known as a New Year’s Eve resolution) will be made across the nation. Thanks to the power and immediacy of social media, many of these will be forever enshrined instantly within [...]
To paraphrase another U.S. icon, the one and only Dolly Parton, here it comes again. Sneaking up on you, just like Christmas, and then, before you know it… Boom! It’s here. Thanksgiving - that age-old American tradition, synonymous with turkey, pilgrims, pumpkin pie, and getting stuck in the longest traffic jam you’ve ever encountered. In [...]
Every year, the U.S. designates October as National Substance Abuse Prevention Month for the continuing education and prevention of substance abuse.
This year marks the 30th anniversary of National Recovery Month, sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Recovery Month is observed every September to raise national awareness about addiction and mental health treatment. It is a time to celebrate the millions of Americans in recovery who are enjoying healthy and [...]
24,627 drivers were arrested last year for a DUI or DWI in Washington state. Between 2003 and 2012, a total of 1,921 people were killed as a result of individuals driving under the influence in WA state. 37% of all traffic fatalities in the state are a result of at least one driver driving under [...]