When people stop taking substances, such as alcohol or recreational drugs, they will find that they go through a combination of physical and mental side effects. In order to rid the body of [...]
The Phoenix Recovery Center is proud to announce that we are officially In-Network with Aetna. With us being In-Network this now means we are able to provide excellent care for individuals [...]
The term “compartmentalization” describes the defense mechanism that helps people deal with things like trauma, grief, and emotional distress. Instead of addressing issues, people will put their [...]
Depression falls under the category of mood disorders. In many cases, it can be severe and cause symptoms that affect how you feel and think. Depression often affects how people handle daily [...]
If you need medication for your mental health, it is crucial to seek a consult with a mental health professional who treats conditions, not symptoms.
There are different levels of care for substance use disorder (SUD) treatment. Finding the right level for you is imperative in finding the right starting point. Some methods work well for you, [...]
In recovery, you get a chance to author your own story, perhaps for the first time. It is important to create and own your experiences. Sharing your story can be one of the most empowering [...]
People who struggle with untreated mental health issues often use substances to cope with their distress. Unfortunately, poor mental health and substance abuse can create a vicious [...]
Work-related stress and anxiety is a significant problem in the United States. Anxiety disorders can lead to various mental health issues, including depression, insomnia, and post-traumatic [...]
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurological disorder that makes it difficult to focus, control impulsive behaviors, and sit still. The disorder is diagnosed in both children [...]
Is anxiety ever normal? Anxiety is in fact a normal and often healthy emotion that you will experience throughout life. It is characterized by feelings of worry, unease, and fear. However, too [...]
While schizophrenia and schizotypal personality disorder share some symptoms, they are distinctly different disorders. Schizophrenia is characterized by hallucinations and delusions, while [...]
When we think about suicide, the typical image is a depressed individual unable to get out of bed in the morning. However, there is a different profile of those living and working with [...]
The sudden loss of a loved one can be more complicated than expected. Death by suicide is traumatic for those left behind. They are oftentimes asked questions about what happened that day or how [...]
Familial support during rehab can be especially helpful in keeping individuals accountable and motivated. However, one might wonder if the familial responsibilities differ between the two forms [...]
Inpatient care requires stay in a facility or hospital while outpatient does not. Learn more with about these types of care with The Phoenix.
Recovery centers dedicate their services to helping patients overcome substance abuse. Many recovery centers, like the Phoenix, also have programs that aid mental health recovery and [...]
Why Passive Suicidal Thoughts Are Still High-Risk Research shows that suicide is on the rise, with half of the states in the United States reporting more than a 30% increase since 1999 and nearly [...]
Individuals with a history of substance misuse, self-injury, suicidal thoughts, or other mental health issues have a higher risk of attempting suicide. According to the National Institute of [...]
At The Phoenix Recovery Center clients and clinicians collaborate to provide individualized treatment plans that ensure the best possible outcome for individuals undergoing treatment.
According to research reported by StatPearls Publishing, “Dissociative identity disorder (DID) is a rare psychiatric disorder diagnosed in about 1.5% of the global population.” The disorder, [...]
Explaining depression to spouses and other loved ones can be hard. It can be frustrating. It can be embarrassing. And it can dredge up feelings of shame or failure, especially when you are trying [...]
When your child, your brother, your sister, or your best friend enters an addiction recovery program, it can be a very emotional time for you as well. Relief, anxiety, fear, and hope are all very [...]