Try a Mix of Activities to Improve your Outlook
Staying on the path to recovery is especially important during stressful times. Many people in recovery from alcohol and Substance Use Disorder rely on in‐person meetings with their counselor or doctor to help keep them on track. But what happens when in‐person meetings are no longer possible?
Read Josh’s Story and Learn How He Got Help
A NJ mom felt real relief after reaching out for help
Balancing the daily demands between work and personal responsibilities is not always easy. Did you know that you have access to tools and resources available through your Horizon BCBSNJ health plan?
More Americans suffer from a mental health and substance use disorder than heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, migraines, osteoporosis and asthma. However, misconception and misinformation leave many afraid to talk about their experiences or to get help.
Tips to Cope with Stress, Fear and Worry
Meditating can help you relax, lower your blood pressure, reduce muscle tension and more.
Is there such a thing as “good stress”? Although “stress” is usually a negative term, positive stress, or “eustress,” is what you feel when you get a new challenge—it actually can be a great motivator. “Distress,” meanwhile, is the constant feeling of being challenged or overwhelmed without any relief.
Different health care practitioners approach treatment in different ways, so it can help to know more about them as you seek care.
If you or a family member is suffering from depression, talk to your doctor as soon as possible.
Everyone feels sad, anxious or moody at times. But when these feelings continue for two weeks or more, you may be suffering from depression.