mental health

To Family and Friends of Those Struggling with Addiction in Portland, Oregon

2021-09-06T19:29:01+00:00

    If you have a loved one who struggles with addiction, you’ve come to the right place.  Watching a loved one struggle with a pathological drive to drink or take drugs can be one of the most difficult things we experience in life. Addiction tests our love, trust, respect and hope for our loved [...]

To Family and Friends of Those Struggling with Addiction in Portland, Oregon2021-09-06T19:29:01+00:00

Here’s How Trauma Changes Your Brain and Makes You More Susceptible to Addiction

2021-01-08T05:24:11+00:00

   Note: Trauma can impact us deeply. If you are experiencing thoughts of suicide, reach out to Lines for Life right away. Local, understanding people are available to listen 24/7. Their number is 800-273-8255. This article deals with trauma. If you do not feel safe to read material about potentially upsetting subjects right now, please [...]

Here’s How Trauma Changes Your Brain and Makes You More Susceptible to Addiction2021-01-08T05:24:11+00:00

“Am I Drinking too Much?” 5 Ways to Know When You’ve Crossed the Line

2020-10-25T02:01:49+00:00

  Alcohol is fun - until it isn’t. At Shanti Recovery and Wellness, we meet people in our Portland, OR office who want to stop or reduce their drinking everyday. We treat alcoholism - a form of substance use disorder - with nutrition, talk therapy and medication using the highest level of evidence-based care available [...]

“Am I Drinking too Much?” 5 Ways to Know When You’ve Crossed the Line2020-10-25T02:01:49+00:00

I’m Actually Loving Telemedicine for Addiction Treatment. Here’s Why.

2020-09-08T15:39:59+00:00

    Note: Yes! We are offering full service telemedicine appointments at Shanti Recovery and Wellness during COVID-19. Give us a call to get scheduled. The pandemic has changed so many things in our lives. Here at Shanti Recovery and Wellness in Portland, OR we are encouraging our patients to opt for telehealth appointments whenever possible [...]

I’m Actually Loving Telemedicine for Addiction Treatment. Here’s Why.2020-09-08T15:39:59+00:00

Top 6 Addiction Treatment and Recovery Resources for BIPOC in Portland, Oregon

2020-07-07T15:48:05+00:00

       Racism is a public health crisis in this country, and nowhere is that more evident than in Portland, Oregon. Our state has a unique history of white supremacy. BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) in Portland have worse health outcomes and lower access to healthcare than white residents. Racism is a chronic stressor [...]

Top 6 Addiction Treatment and Recovery Resources for BIPOC in Portland, Oregon2020-07-07T15:48:05+00:00

The Link Between Depression, Anxiety, and Addiction

2020-05-26T15:17:56+00:00

  At Shanti Recovery and Wellness, we see a lot of patients who struggle with substance use disorder in addition to other mental health concerns, especially depression and anxiety disorders. Studies have shown that our clinic isn’t unique in this respect. There is a well documented link between depression, anxiety, and addiction.  Scientists are still [...]

The Link Between Depression, Anxiety, and Addiction2020-05-26T15:17:56+00:00

5 Stone Cold Sober Ways to Have Fun While You’re Quarantined in Portland, Oregon

2020-05-02T01:53:32+00:00

      Here’s the truth:  battling addiction is hard work. Although the longer you’re sober, the easier it becomes to stay sober, it’s still going to take effort to stick to your program, especially during challenging times.  Newsflash: we’re in a challenging time right now. At least one in five people has lost their [...]

5 Stone Cold Sober Ways to Have Fun While You’re Quarantined in Portland, Oregon2020-05-02T01:53:32+00:00
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