world mental health day

Observing World Mental Health Day

As an addiction treatment center, Liberty Bay’s main focus is helping people manage substance use disorder. However, we also understand the importance of promoting good mental health. World Mental Health Day is for anyone who’s ever undergone depression treatment or struggled with mental illness. This day is specifically intended to call attention to the importance…

processing trauma

Help for Processing Trauma

If you want to know what a trauma therapy program is, you first need to understand trauma. Trauma is an emotional response to events or experiences that overwhelm your ability to process what’s happened and respond in a healthy manner. People who experience trauma may feel helpless as they struggle to cope. There is a…

depression and addiction

How Depression Impacts Addiction

Depression and substance abuse are both extremely common conditions that affect millions of people worldwide. However, the phenomenon of both occurring at once or even feeding into each other is nearly as common. Generally, a dual diagnosis treatment at a personalized facility like Liberty Bay Recovery Center is the best choice for someone facing both…

healing from trauma

Get Help Healing from Trauma

Emotional trauma is an extremely complicated experience that affects nearly everyone in some way to varying degrees. Though many people could benefit from a trauma therapy program with a high-quality treatment facility like Liberty Bay Recovery Center, many aren’t even aware of the extent of their trauma and how it might be affecting them in…

living with anxiety

Tips for Living with Anxiety

Nearly everyone experiences anxiety right before a big presentation or surrounding an important, life-changing decision. Though these feelings can cause physical reactions like sweating, trembling limbs, and increased heart rate, for most people, symptoms pass once the anxiety-inducing event is over. If you fit this description, you probably do not need anxiety treatment.  Some people…

ptsd and addiction

The Link Between PTSD and Addiction

In general, most people are familiar with the term PTSD, which stands for “post-traumatic stress disorder,” a condition that describes the lingering effects a patient may experience after witnessing or living through a traumatic event. Though PTSD was used exclusively to describe veterans of war for many years, the definition has expanded to include multiple…

maintaining sobriety

Maintaining Sobriety After Rehab

Completing a rehab program is the first step to staying sober. But what happens after you complete the program? Staying sober post-rehab doesn’t have to be difficult. Get yourself equipped with the right tools and support system, and you can do it.  Reach out to the trained addiction recovery professionals at Liberty Bay Recovery by…

common mood disorders

Understanding Common Mood Disorders

There has been a growing concern and understanding of mental health disorders in America and worldwide in recent years. A mood disorder is defined as any mental health problem that directly affects a person’s mental state. These disorders have not always been taken seriously, but as our understanding grows, so does the realization of their…