gut health and mental health

Research suggests that there’s a strong connection between gut health and mental health, with one study noting that people with depression were missing several key species of gut bacteria. Depression, along with other mental health disorders, can result in people experimenting with substances to self-medicate, which can spiral into addiction. Substances can also cause havoc on […]

supplements for addiction

Protecting brain health and mental health with good nutrition is essential while recovering from drug and alcohol addiction. Brain imaging studies of people addicted to drugs display physical changes in areas of the brain associated with learning, memory, judgement, decision making, and behavior control, which in turn leads to cravings and enables compulsive and destructive behaviors, the National […]

3 Healthy Ways to Start Off Your Day

When you’re facing an addiction or mental illness, getting out of bed each morning can feel like an impossible task. It’s no wonder you try to fight against the alarm, and would wish for nothing more than to stay in the comfort of your bed.  So what would you say if there were some ways […]