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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 […]

How an Inpatient Alcohol Treatment Center Can Help You Through Withdrawal

Entering an inpatient alcohol treatment center is a powerful yet challenging first step in overcoming alcohol addiction. Entering treatment is usually not easy for a variety of reasons. One aspect that is especially difficult is withdrawal. This is the first step to sobriety. Withdrawal or detox is when the toxins from alcohol abuse are eliminated […]

Self-Care, Nutrition, and Recovery: The Importance of Taking Care of Yourself When Overcoming Addiction

Getting sober is hard work. A person’s lifestyle and mindset need to change, and they must be determined throughout the process and maintain a positive attitude to see success in recovery. Addiction takes a toll on a person’s physical and mental health, which usually results in poor habits when it comes to food, sleep, and […]

Entering an Addiction Treatment Center: What You Need to Know

Admitting you have a problem with drugs or alcohol takes a lot of courage and strength. It is also the first step to recovery. Acknowledging you have a substance abuse problem is difficult but necessary in the recovery process. Once you have come to terms with the idea that  recovery will improve your life significantly, […]

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 […]

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 […]