5 Most Common Mental Illnesses Affecting Teens

5 Most Common Mental Illnesses Affecting Teens

Five of the most common mental illnesses affecting teens     Our teen years are the most formative, bridging the path from childhood into adulthood and determining what kind of person we grow into. While we can write off strange behaviors or disturbing thoughts in children as nothing more than personality quirks that will soon […]

Why Many Are Choosing Online Therapy

Why Many Are Choosing Online Therapy

The Benefits of Online Therapy     When one thinks of therapy, they imagine someone lying on a couch, talking about their life, while a therapist scribbles everything down on their notepad. Many don’t imagine therapy as someone chatting through their phone while on their commute, or video chatting with their therapist inside their home. […]

How Connection and Community Combat Addiction

How Connection and Community Combat Addiction

There’s been a lot of talk lately about the relationship between human connection and addiction. It may have been sparked by a popular TED talk by British Journalist Johann Hari where he concludes that addiction is not a substance disorder but a social disorder.   People who become addicts tend to lack deep social connections […]

How Social Media is Aiding Recovery

How Social Media is Aiding Recovery

Social Media’s Impact on Recovery         As ubiquitous as it has become on the cultural landscape, the narrative surrounding social media is not always positive. A large part of the issue is that social media can so easily be weaponized. There have been numerous news reports about teens getting bullied on social […]

Addiction-recovery solution ASCENT hires first wave of virtual peer-recovery team and announces first customers

Addiction-recovery solution ASCENT hires first wave of virtual peer-recovery team and announces first customers

The Ascent solution is live with its first peer-recovery coaches and clients   CLEVELAND, Ohio – February 2, 2016 – ASCENT, an addiction-recovery solution that combines 24/7/365 virtual support from experienced peer-recovery coaches with an outcomes documented mobile app has completed their coaching hiring process and have announced their first customers. ASCENT underwent an extensive […]