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 […]

Misunderstood Symptoms of Depression

People seem to think that if someone says they are depressed, it just means that they are simply sad. Unfortunately, sometimes it may take having depression to truly understand what it means. Having a better understanding of depression will give you better sympathy if you ever meet anyone who has depression and will know what […]

Preventing a Panic Attack at Work

Having a panic attack is when your anxiety causes you to think that you are having a heart attack and that you will die when it is really just your anxiety flaring up. You may have had an anxiety attack during work after receiving your work performance review or an approaching deadline that you are […]

What are Important Reasons to Talk About Your Trauma?

It can be very painful to revisit a traumatic memory. Many are afraid to talk about them in fear of reliving the same pain that you felt when it felt happened. By speaking to others about your trauma, you will feel a huge weight has been lifted and that you found someone to confide in […]

What Are the Best Methods to Handle Job Interview Anxiety?

Interview anxiety means experiencing an intense worry before or doing the interview that can affect your behavior and your chances of getting the job you are seeking. This can mean that you are sweating, stuttering, shaking, and anything else that shows your nervousness. It is important to be confident and attempt to control your thoughts […]

How Can I Support My Spouse Through Their Depression?

A spouse having depression can put a strain on your marriage. It is hard to have a husband or a wife who often critical, unhappy, or negative. It is important to separate the person from the mental illness and to offer treatment options to better their chances of experiencing happiness. How Do I Separate My […]

How is Trauma Linked with Depression?

Going through tragedies such as a sudden death, sexual assault, surviving a war or terrorist attack, a shooting, a disaster, and others can bring about depression. It can make you see how tragic the world can really be as well as give you nightmares, flashbacks, or even post-traumatic stress disorder. What Are the Symptoms of […]

How Can You Be There For Someone Going Through Trauma?

It can be a big deal for someone going through trauma to want to open up to you. You may not know what to do or say if you have never been through trauma yourself. It is important to listen to what your friend has to say and be there for them in any way […]