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Granite Recovery Centers

Maintaining Sobriety for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is traditionally a day to reflect on the past year, to celebrate friendships and families, and to honor what we have in our lives

Kristen Bergman

Connection in Recovery During COVID-19

2020 has been a completely different kind of year for many of us, most notably with the current Coronavirus pandemic. As we have been forced

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-traumatic stress disorder occurs when an individual has difficulty recovering from a terrifying event or series of events. According to the National Institute on Drug

alcoholism and depression
Kristen Bergman

Depression and Alcoholism: Breaking The Cycle

Many people who struggle with addiction often struggle with a mental health disorder, as well. The most common mental health disorders include depression and anxiety,

Somatic Symptom Disorder

It is easy for people to dismiss the idea of somatic symptom disorder as “not real.” People who have never experienced it often believe that

Social Anxiety Disorder

Put simply, anxiety is the body’s hardwired response to danger or stress. Anxiety can be described as an emotion, but the medical journal Dialogues in

Panic Disorder

A panic attack is an unexpected and extreme feeling of fear that occurs without an obvious cause or any present danger. This feeling can be

Schizoaffective Disorder

Schizoaffective disorder is a chronic mental health condition that is characterized by a combination of symptoms related to schizophrenia (i.e., delusions or hallucinations) and mood