Relapse Prevention: 7 Tips to Help You Stay on Track

If there had been an episode of a sitcom created to encapsulate the pandemic year-plus, it probably would’ve been titled, “The Time When Absolutely Nothing Went According to Plan.”  Whether it was work, school, social engagements, or routine errands such as grocery shopping, dental appointments, or your car’s oil change, everything was the opposite of […]

4 Things to Look for When Choosing a Treatment Program

With so many forms of therapy available today, it is wise to educate yourself so you can choose a program that offers the ones most beneficial to you.  Deciding to enter yourself or a loved one into treatment can be a big decision. Emotions are high, as is vulnerability and the fear of making a […]

Putting the “Care” in Healthcare

Here at Meadows Behavioral Healthcare (MBH), our goal is to provide patients with the best of the best. With more than 40 years of experience and the nation’s top mental healthcare and addiction professionals, we are trusted by clinicians and patients all over the world. This National Healthcare Quality Week, we want to take a […]

Internal Family Systems: What Is It?

Internal Family Systems (IFS) is a treatment strategy developed by Dr. Richard Schwartz that helps people process inner trauma by identifying and embracing various inner “parts” of themselves. These parts, which Schwartz observed in psychotherapy sessions with his patients, can get bent out of their regular, beneficial functions into extreme, distorted roles within us, in […]

Colorado by the Numbers

When you think of Colorado, it’s understandable if images of the Rocky Mountains, ski resorts, and national parks come to mind. The 38th state in the Union, also known as the Centennial State, is noted for a wide range of landscapes that include not just mountains but forests, canyons, mesas, and deserts. While cities like Aspen and Vail are popular winter playgrounds for the rich and famous, outdoor activities abound all across the state in both summer and winter. Then there’s Denver, aka “the mile-high city,” which is the state capital and Colorado’s most populous city.