How to Navigate and Approach Mental Health in the Workplace

Discussing mental health in any setting can be difficult, but it is even harder in the workplace. However, when nearly 1 in 5 adults (44.7 million) 18 years or older struggle with some type of mental illness, discussing mental health in the workplace becomes more necessary than ever. It can be scary to approach mental […]

Ending the Suicide Stigma and Getting Help

“We can all help prevent suicide. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255).” If you are struggling with depression and substance abuse, Corner Canyon Recovery can offer help. Our […]

The Effects of Addiction on the Body and Brain

Addiction is a complex disease that can have significant impacts on the brain and body. It can change the way the brain works, which is what controls the way a person thinks, feels, talks, and moves. On top of that, the brain controls the function of all the other organs in the body. These organs, […]

Is Marijuana a Gateway Drug to Harder Substances?

For many years, there has been a division about the long- and short-term effects of marijuana. Many people argue that marijuana is safe because the withdrawals are not as intense as they are with other substances. There is also a misconception that marijuana is not addictive. However, this is not the case. According to the […]

The 8 Phases of EMDR Therapy

EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) is a psychotherapy for trauma resolution that enables people to heal from the symptoms and emotional distress that are the result of disturbing life experience. Using the detailed protocols and procedures learned in EMDR therapy training sessions, clinicians help clients activate their natural healing processes. EMDR therapy is an […]

The Effects of Drugs and Alcohol on the Brain

Drug and alcohol abuse has been linked to a variety of mental and emotional health disorders. This is because drugs and alcohol can cause temporary or permanent damage to the areas of the brain that are responsible for our emotional and psychological well-being. Short-Term Effects of Alcohol & Drug Abuse The short-term effects of alcohol […]