Heart to Heart Board offers encouragement to new patients; is a part of the treatment process for current patients “Congrats on taking your first step toward recovery! If you’re anything like me, it was a very tough decision to make.” – Anonymous letter from a former Carrier Clinic® Blake Recovery … [Read more...] about Blake Recovery Center™ shares hope through new initiative
If you find that the winter season puts you on an emotional sleigh ride, it may be just the right time to plot some new directions and settle down to a calmer, stress-free, healthier you.Issues that loom large each November and December often carry through to January, February, and March. On … [Read more...] about Seasonal Changes for the better!
Navigating the increasingly frantic demands of the winter season can get oneself hungry. Not for food coated in sugar and drowning in chocolate–but the kind that’s warm to the soul and filling to the stomach. Better yet, if it’s healthy and nutritional. The kind of food that resets your spirits from … [Read more...] about Fill your stomach. Nourish your brain.
What’s the four letter word that beats stress? GIVE. Ever Heard of Giving Tuesday? Each year, on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving--and the chaos of “Black Friday”--people all over the world take a step back from all that GETTING, choosing instead to participate in an international day of … [Read more...] about The Power of G I V E
A Holistic Approach to Mental Health Carrier Clinic® is dedicated to holistic well-being – mental, physical and spiritual – so our patients experience better health overall. Long recognized for its protective role in physical health, spiritual wellness offers potentially positive effects within the … [Read more...] about Incorporating Spirituality in Mental Illness and Addiction Treatment
Reducing Suicide Risk at a Critical Age Research has shown that the majority of mental disorders manifest themselves before the age of 24. For this reason, college years are a critical time to address mental health issues, including suicide risk. Mental health may be affected by increased stress, … [Read more...] about Suicide Prevention for College Students
Mental Illness Impacts Us All It's responsible for $193.2 billion in lost earnings per year and is closely linked to homelessness, suicide, dropping out of school and incarceration. Serious mental health conditions can reduce life expectancy by an average of 25 years, largely due to treatable … [Read more...] about May is Mental Health Month!
Art-related therapies take center stage at our recent conference. Connecting the worlds of science and art has long been a passion of Dr. Jeremy Nobel, Harvard School of Public Health Professor and Founding President of the Foundation for Art and Healing. Carrier Clinic®, a mental health and rehab … [Read more...] about The Healing Science of Art
Sometimes, the most important conversations are the hardest to have. Whether we’re concerned about a child or an adult, knowing how to handle difficult conversations goes a long way toward eventual healing. Here are some tips for bringing things up and keeping the communication open.For small … [Read more...] about Tough Conversations
The Many Benefits Animals Offer Humans We’ve all heard “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”, but let’s consider what an “animal a day” can do. Animal Assisted Therapy – through which people interact with animals as a form of treatment to improve social, emotional, cognitive or physical … [Read more...] about An Animal a Day Keeps the Doctor Away