Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes Offer Many Mental Health Benefits

By Roger Walsh, PhD, M.D. Lifestyle changes – such as getting more exercise, time in nature, or helping others – can be as effective as drugs or counseling to treat an array of mental illnesses, according to a new paper published by the American Psychological Association. Multiple mental health conditions,…

Why Intervention May Not Always Be Successful the First Time

By ADDICTION-TREATMENT-MAGAZINE Intervention, whereby family and friends confront an alcoholic or drug addict in order to get them to treatment, is an emotionally draining and confrontational undertaking that is not always successful. Even if a competent interventionist has been hired and an appropriate treatment center has been identified, not all…