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The Mental Health Benefits of Equine Therapy

The Mental Health Benefits of Equine Therapy - The Meadows Texas

By Melissa Riddle Chalos Talk to anyone who grew up around horses or those who own, ride, or interact with horses in any way on a regular basis, and they all agree: There’s something therapeutic about being with horses. In fact, the therapeutic nature of horses can be traced as far back as 460 BC […]

How to Be a Good Parent While in Recovery

Parent support in rehab

Hundreds of thousands of Americans who receive treatment for drug and alcohol addiction are parents. Although it can be torture to leave a child behind, parents who are about to enter rehab should think about the future. Once they get clean, they can start a brand new life with their child — free from the […]

Isolation in Recovery — How to Overcome It

Isolation

Isolation is a common problem during recovery. You might feel separated from the “outside world.” You might feel different to everyone else. You might feel shunned and excluded and completely alone. Research shows that a lack of social connection is just as harmful to someone’s health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. It doesn’t have to […]

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