Our Blog

Our Blog

At Pine Grove, we believe that education and research are integral to effective treatment. Our blog content includes messages from our staff members, discussion of new studies, and advice for those in every stage of recovery.

Our Blog

At Pine Grove, we believe that education and research are integral to effective treatment. Our blog content includes messages from our staff members, discussion of new studies, and advice for those in every stage of recovery.

benefits of gratitude

More Thanks, More Happiness

The spirit of November’s holiday is gratitude. But giving gratefulness more air time in our heads year-round could do wonders for our psychological health. Research clearly demonstrates the direct [...]

intrusive thoughts

How to Stop Intrusive Thoughts

If you live with a mental health issue like anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder or post-traumatic stress disorder, you are probably intimately familiar with intrusive thoughts. Since these can be so [...]

Thanksgiving

Navigating Your First Sober Thanksgiving

For many people, Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate and indulge with loved ones. However, if this year will mark your first sober Thanksgiving, you may be anxious about [...]

fear

Worries Rarely (If Ever) Come True

This time of year often brings excitement into the air as the leaves begin to change; we pull out our cozy sweaters and enjoy some pumpkin spice. “It’s no [...]

miscarriage

What Happens After Miscarriage?

Pregnancy can be an exciting, joyful time for parents who are looking forward to welcoming a new life into the world. However, for the estimated 10 to 20% of [...]

dysthymia

What Is Dysthymia?

Every day, millions of Americans struggle with their mental health. Even if you have never dealt with a condition such as PTSD, anxiety or depression, these mental illnesses are [...]

spirituality and recovery

Spirituality and Recovery

We are just weeks out since the Olympics were held. I’m always fascinated by the Olympics. In fact, for the few short weeks the games happen I’ll have it [...]

national recovery month

How to Treat Addiction

Addiction is a complex illness that does not discriminate. However, many people who would benefit from pursuing the goal of lifelong sobriety fail to seek treatment. Perhaps you have [...]

September is National Recovery Month

National Recovery Month was established in 1989 by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA). The purpose of National Recovery Month is to educate the public about mental [...]

autism spectrum disorder

Autism Spectrum Disorders in Children

Autism spectrum disorder is an umbrella term referring to various neurological differences affecting communications, behavior, learning and interaction. Conditions that fall under the diagnosis of ASD include Asperger syndrome, [...]

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