Mental Health

25 03, 2020

Self-Harm Awareness Month: For Teenagers & Their Parents (Guide)

2020-03-30T17:29:02+00:00March 25th, 2020|Comments Off on Self-Harm Awareness Month: For Teenagers & Their Parents (Guide)

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 [...]

24 03, 2020

Staying Sober During Stressful Times

2020-03-24T22:39:12+00:00March 24th, 2020|Comments Off on Staying Sober During Stressful Times

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 [...]

22 03, 2020

Coronavirus, Teen Mental Health and Addiction Recovery

2020-03-27T15:35:52+00:00March 22nd, 2020|Comments Off on Coronavirus, Teen Mental Health and Addiction Recovery

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 [...]

24 02, 2020

Female Dual Diagnosis: Depression & Addiction (Guide)

2020-03-27T15:34:39+00:00February 24th, 2020|Comments Off on Female Dual Diagnosis: Depression & Addiction (Guide)

Women are twice as likely to suffer clinical depression than men, often leading to dual diagnosis - substance abuse, with an underlying mental health disorder.

9 09, 2019

National Suicide Prevention Week is Sept. 8-14, 2019

2020-01-30T16:48:29+00:00September 9th, 2019|1 Comment

28% of suicide victims suffer from a substance abuse problem. Evergreen Recovery and National Suicide Prevention Week want to spread awareness and help at-risk people find support. National Suicide Prevention Week is taking place September 8-15, 2019. World Suicide Prevention Day takes place on September 10th. At Evergreen Recovery, suicide is an issue that [...]

1 07, 2019

PTSD Awareness Day 2019

2020-01-30T16:48:30+00:00July 1st, 2019|0 Comments

Mark your calendars for June 27th, observed as National PTSD Awareness Day.  This date has been officially set aside by the United States Senate to increase understanding of a serious mental health condition that affects millions of Americans. It is also the culmination of other efforts highlighting the issue during all of June, which [...]

30 05, 2019

National Mental Health Month 2019: Dueling Diagnoses

2020-01-30T16:48:30+00:00May 30th, 2019|0 Comments

“Health systems and related stakeholders must commit to understanding and integrating the individual, their needs, and the dueling conditions which impact their lives to effectively identify tools and strategies that reduce the tension among providers of care, services, and supports, and allow the whole individual to emerge along a pathway to recovery.” ~ Mental [...]

20 03, 2018

The Link Between Marijuana Addiction and Mental Illness in Washington State

2020-01-30T16:48:31+00:00March 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Is there a connection between regular marijuana use and mental illness? In Washington State, where recreational use is legal, it is definitely worth finding out. Legal Marijuana in Washington State – The Positives On the first day of legal recreational marijuana sales in Washington State, supporters enthusiastically showed up in [...]

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