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Self-Esteem

5 Quick Exercises to Raise Your Self-Esteem

We’ve already discussed that this May is Mental Health Month, and have covered some of the concerns specific to men’s experience of mental illness. Today, we’d like to explore the value of self-esteem: a topic often ignored by men’s health advocates, but one of utmost importance.   Why Does Self-Esteem Matter? Self-esteem...

How Meditation Can Help Men in Recovery

Meditation is certainly becoming more mainstream among the male population; celebs like Russell Simmons and Hugh Jackman have publicly endorsed its benefits. And it can be especially beneficial for men in addiction recovery. For writer Quentin Vennie, who overcame addiction, depression and an anxiety disorder, it helped him to...

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These Are The Factors That Could Make You More–Or Less–Likely To Seek Addiction Treatment

Of the 22 million Americans who are dependent on illicit drugs and alcohol, only 2.5 million seek addiction treatment. Such a stark contrast draws attention to a serious public health concern. Even among people who do seek addiction treatment, some are more likely to engage in it than others. Researchers...

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4 Ways to Find Yourself In Recovery

A healthy recovery calls for a deep understanding of self, something that’s only acquired through personal development, self-care and learning about ourselves through relationships with others. The importance of finding yourself in recovery cannot be overstated, and there are a few ways to help you along. 1. Find more motivation...

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About Spearhead Lodge’s Clinical Therapies

Sustainable recovery requires extensive engagement in clinical therapies that serve two purposes: 1) to help a client recognize the underlying issues that contributed to substance use disorder, and 2) to establish new, healthy skills that help them maintain freedom from drugs and alcohol. At Spearhead Lodge, our clients participate...

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