a woman practices yoga as she participates in mental health awareness month

Mental Health Awareness Month Virtual Activities

May is recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month, a time where we bring mental health disorders to the forefront, work towards removing the stigmas surrounding them, and help those suffering find mental health wellness.  While this year has already transformed our lives, it has also presented a unique opportunity to virtually connect to thousands of…

a woman shakes her head as she thinks about the benefits of a trauma recovery program

Benefits of a Trauma Recovery Program

Trauma recovery programs help individuals suffering from trauma or abuse, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and/or sexual addiction/compulsivity. Such individuals may also be chemically dependent and may even have co-occurring psychiatric issues. Some patients enter a trauma recovery program after they have completed traditional treatment for addiction and have relapsed. Research shows that there’s a high…

a man wondering what is equine assisted therapy

What is Equine-Assisted Therapy?

According to the Merriam-Webster online dictionary, the definition of equine is “of, relating to, or resembling a horse or the horse family.” It follows, then, that equine-assisted therapy involves horses. But what is equine-assisted therapy? There are distinctive types of equine therapy, but they all involve the use of horses. There’s equine-assisted therapy (EAT), equine-assisted…