National Eating Disorder Awareness Month

As many as 20 million women and 10 million men experience an eating disorder at some point in their lives (Wade, Kelski-Rahkonen, & Hudson, 2011) The average age that eating disorders begin: Anorexia Nervosa: 19 years old Bulimia Nervosa: 20 years old Binge...

7 Reasons Why Riding Improves Your Life

People who have been around horses know that these amazing creatures are the best of friends a person can have and nobody and nothing in the world substitute them. They also what benefits they get from being around horses and what does it means to touch a horse and...

Addiction vs. Dependence

Addiction is synonymous with substance use disorder, and abuse means the same thing as misuse. But the terms dependence, addiction and abuse are not interchangeable. The distinctions between the words are important to understand because addiction is often a...

Promote National Suicide Prevention Month

We can all help prevent suicide. Every year, the Lifeline and other mental health organizations and individuals across the U.S. and around the world raise awareness of suicide prevention during September, National Suicide Prevention Month. About National Suicide...