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Recovery

On this page you will find a listing of all Peak View Behavioral Health blog articles in the recovery category.

There are, of course, many ways to support your mental health. Often, we pick a few things that we know will provide a boost to our ongoing mental wellness, and we commit to them. You stick with an exercise program. You cut down on sugar and caffeine and add some healthier foods to your diet....
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pretty young woman with dark hair sitting in a chair listening to music on headphones - music
What is your favorite song right now? The odds are pretty good that a song you really love popped into your head as soon as you read the question. You might even have started humming or singing it. If it is an upbeat song, maybe you are dancing a bit in your chair. In fact,...
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pretty woman browsing through a book in a bookstore - mental health memoirs
If you are struggling with a mental health disorder, there may be times when it feels like absolutely no one understands what you are going through. Maybe people have suggested to you that your depression or your anxiety is “all in your head.” Perhaps some people have told you that if you had more faith...
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two co-workers talking and smiling, relaxed - work
Issues related to mental health disorders and substance use disorders can be difficult to talk about in the workplace. On the one hand, you may want to be sure that your coworkers and boss have a sense of what you have been going through. On the other hand, you may be concerned that you will...
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group session with veterans - Tactical Recovery
Life in the military and life as a civilian are very different—and the transition from the former to the latter can be extremely difficult. Those who have not served cannot truly understand what members of the military experience—particularly if their service has included combat or other traumatic situations. For many veterans, the combination of traumatic...
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veggie burgers on plates - plant-based
Many people have chosen to eliminate or greatly reduce the amount of meat in their diets. Those who have chosen a vegan diet avoid any food that has animal origins, which means they do not eat meat, seafood, poultry, dairy products of any kind, or honey. Plant-Based Diets There are a range of reasons someone...
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man sitting up in bed looking very depressed - dysthymia
We all feel sad from time to time. And depending on the cause of the sadness, we might feel the emotion for a short period or for quite a while. Sadness may also subside and return from time to time. Because we tend to be a little imprecise in our language use, we sometimes use...
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woman slumped to the floor against a wall with her hands in her hair - panic disorder
Panic Attacks Most of us have had the experience at one time or another. Everything is going along fine, and suddenly a wave of panic seems to wash over us and makes us feel like we are drowning in a bottomless pool of stress and anxiety. The trigger can be anything. Or nothing at all....
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dark haired young woman in subway station having anxiety attack - generalized anxiety disorder
The word “general” can be kind of confusing. We have a good sense of what it means when used in a military context: a general is a high-ranking officer with lots of power and responsibility. But in other contexts, the word is a little vague. What, for example, do we mean when we say “generally...
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closeup of ecstasy tablet on young person's tongue - pinkish purple lights cast colors on their face - club drugs
The world is full of different kinds of clubs. You have your Mickey Mouse Club. You have your Major League Baseball clubs. You may be a member of your local country club. Or perhaps you were an avid member of an extracurricular club in high school or college (chess club, investment club, history club…the list...
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