So you have been doing very well with your exercise routine. For the past six months you have completed a “couch to 5K” program and since then you have implemented 4-5 workouts per week that involve a mix of cardio and strength training. You are on your way and it is getting easier to adapt to your new lifestyle with each passing week. Accept when you don’t because sometimes you won’t, as Dr....Lear More
Many Americans deal with some form of chronic pain, whether it be from an illness, persistent migraines, or circumstances that have yet to be determined. Living in pain can feel isolating and overwhelming at times, and it is natural to develop depression as a result. Once you find coping strategies that work for you specifically, you can overcome some elements of depression and feel more in...Lear More
Sleep is an important element of depression treatment. This is the time when your brain sorts through all of your thoughts, memories, and emotions from the day so you can begin the following day with a fresh start. In this guide, we provide some simple sleep routine tips that you can apply to your daily life.
Put Yourself on a Schedule
In order to establish the ‘routine’ element of...Lear More
Fear and anxiety are common before group therapy. That fear shouldn’t stop you from pursuing treatment though. Group counseling is incredibly beneficial for people in addiction recovery, depression treatment, anxiety treatment and more. It is something we utilize in our intensive outpatient programs. In this guide, we will help you overcome your worries so you can take full advantage of...Lear More
Cost is one of the top concerns for intensive outpatient programs. How can I afford rehab? What is the price of IOP depression treatment? These are just some of the questions you may ask before signing up for a 6+ week program. Mental health and addiction rehabilitation is more affordable than most people realize, especially with the financial programs available today. Let’s take a...Lear More
Continued from Part 1: Stages of Addiction Relapse
Physical relapse is the last stage in addiction relapse, where a person succumbs to their temptations and uses or drinks again. To ensure that this remains a one-time experience, there are steps you can take after an addiction relapse. Here is a guide for what to do after addiction relapse.
Analyze the Relapse
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Relapse occurs in roughly half of all addiction treatment programs. This does not mean that the treatment was a failure, nor does it mean that the person is a failure. Addictions take a long time to form, and their effects last a lifetime. The goal of addiction treatment is to control how your body reacts to those effects.
In this guide from MHR Memphis, we will look at the stages of addiction...Lear More
“Might as well face it, you’re addicted to love.” These classic Robert Palmer lyrics may be fun to dance to, but they describe a less-than-ideal situation. The search for love is fun and exciting, but for some, it’s downright addicting. Are you addicted to dating? If so, what could you do to fix it? We will answer these questions and more to reveal the hidden causes of...Lear More
When most people think of someone with a ‘drinking problem,’ they picture an alcoholic. However, there is a subcategory of alcoholism known as problem drinking. The symptoms of problem drinking are less severe, but they can lead to alcoholism over time. In this guide, we will explain the difference between a problem drinker and an alcoholic, along with treatment tips for both...Lear More
Depression is a painful and often overwhelming experience that affects over 16 million Americans every year. There are many tested and proven depression treatment strategies available, but more than one-third of adults with depression do not seek treatment for their condition. Here at Mental Health Resources in Memphis, TN, we have seen tremendous success from our outpatient depression...Lear More