anxiety and addiction

How Anxiety Impacts Addiction

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness among adults in the United States, yet only a small percentage of the 40 million people who suffer receive treatment. Anxiety is a nervous disorder characterized by a state of excessive uneasiness and apprehension, typically with compulsive behavior or panic attacks. People who experience this intense nervous…

social anxiety

Dealing with Social Anxiety

Social anxiety is a specific type of anxiety that makes it difficult for people to engage with others in social situations. To others, it may seem silly and easy to overcome. However, it’s hard to get through even a small conversation for a person with this condition. Mental health treatment can offer support. At Sunflower…

exercise and mental health

How Exercise Can Improve Mental Health

When people look into treatment for mental health issues, they commonly turn to prescription medications and therapy programs. Even though it is true that these are two very important components of addiction treatment, it is also important to cover exercise and mental health. Exercise therapy can be an important part of mental health treatment. If…