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.

shopping addiction

Black Friday in Shopping Addiction Recovery

Many Americans look forward to Thanksgiving all year long. It’s an opportunity to spend the day with loved ones, indulge in holiday delicacies and count your blessings. Thanksgiving also [...]

children's mental health

Protecting Children’s Mental Health

As a parent, you instinctively want to shield your child from hardships, which is why it can be hard to accept the fact that children are not always happy. [...]

teenager with depression

Know the Facts About Teenage Depression

According to statistics from Mental Health America, more than 13% of teenagers between 12 and 17 reported suffering from at least one severe depressive episode in 2020. Teenage depression [...]

suicide prevention

Suicide Prevention Awareness Month 2022

Suicide is a preventable tragedy. Unfortunately, many Americans don't know what warning signs to watch out for in their loved ones. September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. With the [...]

national recovery month 2022

National Recovery Month – 2022

National Recovery Month was established in 1989 by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA). They have since transferred responsibilities to Faces & Voices of Recovery (FAVOR). [...]

mental toughness

Mentally Tough

Benefits of Mental Toughness Finally, football season is here! Football rivalry and school spirit really seem to bring some healthy competition. It is always impressive to watch star athletes excel [...]

older adults sense of purpose

Older Adults Need a Sense of Purpose

It may not be a well-known fact, but many older adults suffer from a substance use disorder. These addictions may be long-term issues that cause more problems in aging adults, or [...]

sports betting and gambling addiction

Gambling Addiction and Sports Betting

Former Secretary of State John Milton Hay once said, “True luck consists not in holding the best of the cards at the table. Luckiest is he who knows just [...]

brain health

July 22 Is World Brain Day

Every year on July 22, an ambitious campaign advocates for global brain health by spreading awareness of the importance of maintaining healthy cognition for life. If you drink or [...]

sensory overload

What Is Sensory Overload?

While every child on the autism spectrum is different, sensory overload is a typical symptom. If left unaddressed, this problem can significantly affect your family’s quality of life. A [...]

how to stop gambling

How to Stop Gambling

In recent years, gambling has become more normalized and accessible than ever before. Aside from Hawaii and Utah, every state in the country offers some type of legalized gambling. [...]