Red Willow Counseling & Recovery Blog

How to Improve Mental Health in 6 Steps

How to Improve Mental Health in 6 Steps

“One in four people in the world will be affected by mental or neurological disorders at some point in their lives.” That’s a big deal. Such a statistic calls for increased awareness of and attention to mental health. Whether or not you suffer with a mental illness,...

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15 Things Therapists Actually Want You To Know

15 Things Therapists Actually Want You To Know

I recently read a brilliant BuzzFeed article called, “15 Things Therapists Actually Want You To Know.” I immediately connected with it and decided to republish it here to help clients and readers. Please note, everything below comes from the article and was not...

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10 Steps to Practicing Mindfulness at Home for Free

10 Steps to Practicing Mindfulness at Home for Free

Mindfulness is gaining momentum. Some might even call it psychology’s latest and hottest trend. While it has been around for years, especially in Eastern cultures, just recently are Westerners speedily picking it up with an enthusiastic readiness.If you’re a bit late...

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Sign up to Become a Certified Recovery Specialist

Sign up to Become a Certified Recovery Specialist

Reminding you to register today for a 5-day certification training to become a recovery specialist! See the flyer below to learn how you can sign up for a training near you. Get comprehensive education to become a sober coach and recovery companion.

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What You Need to Know about Recent Legislation on Opioids

What You Need to Know about Recent Legislation on Opioids

Last week Massachusetts governor Charlie Baker signed legislation that was a landmark decision in response to the nation-wide opioid overdose and addiction crisis. He not only implemented important change and compromise but also began to change the conversation...

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How Do You Know If You Need Couples Counseling?

How Do You Know If You Need Couples Counseling?

When you think of couples counseling, your mind may automatically imagine stereotypes of people and relationships with “major issues.” Because of this, you might be afraid to even wonder if you and your partner may be in need of couples counseling. You might be quick...

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7 Things You Need to Know about the Reality of Withdrawal

7 Things You Need to Know about the Reality of Withdrawal

If you have made the decision to stop using, then there are 7 important things you need to know about withdrawal. Being aware of these aspects will make it easier for you to take on this worthwhile change.1. There are 2 stages of withdrawal. What most people don’t...

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How to Choose a Therapist: 7 Simple Steps

How to Choose a Therapist: 7 Simple Steps

The choice to seek professional help when you are struggling mentally and/or emotionally is one of the best decisions you can make. It means you are bravely seeking change for the better, change that might be hard for you but worthwhile. Once you’ve made the decision...

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What Can I Do to Just Get through the Day?

What Can I Do to Just Get through the Day?

What can I do to just get through the day? Have you ever thought or said these words? If so, you’re not alone. Whether your day or week is just kind of… “blah” or totally in ruins, you may be looking for anything that can help you to just keep going. The good news is...

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