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May is Mental Health Awareness Month: 5 Ways to Keep a Healthy Mind During Trying Times

Elena Kapustina, MBA, PsyD 05/06/20
Mental Health Awareness Month in May

Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States has been recognized every year in May since in 1949. It was originally started by the National Association for Mental Health, now known as Mental Health America. “Mental Health Awareness Month” is used interchangeably with “Mental Health Month,” and the goals are to raise awareness about mental…

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7 Low Stress Careers and Jobs for People With Anxiety

Elena Kapustina, MBA, PsyD 04/29/20
Low Stress Careers and Jobs for People With Anxiety

When you think about it, there’s a reason so many job boards promote the best jobs for people with anxiety, because they are well-suited for so many people. Around the world, though especially in western societies, high-stakes, fast paced careers in fields like finance, advertising, fashion and entertainment, are glamorized as the gold standard. While…

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Stress Awareness Month in April: De-Stressing & How to Deal With Stress

Elena Kapustina, MBA, PsyD 04/22/20
Stress Awareness Month in April

It’s Stress Awareness Month in April. There’s no denying how stressful life can be from financial insecurity, overall wellbeing, concerns about family, friends and the many other aspects of life that we simply have no control over. Chronic stress can be a driver of poor physical and mental health and create an unhealthy cycle that’s…

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What is Wet Brain Syndrome?

Elena Kapustina, MBA, PsyD 04/15/20
What is Wet Brain Syndrome? Wernicke Korsakoff Syndrome

“Wet Brain Syndrome,” also known as Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome (WKS), is a serious brain disorder caused by a thiamine deficiency due to excessive alcohol consumption. Those most at risk for developing the debilitating and tragic wet brain disease are long-term, chronic alcoholics. The disorder is named after Sergei Korsakoff and Carl Wernicke, physicians who independently diagnosed…

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April is National Alcohol Awareness Month

Elena Kapustina, MBA, PsyD 04/09/20
April is Alcohol Awareness Month

National Alcohol Awareness Month was established in 1987 by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD). It is an annual opportunity to raise awareness about the risks of alcoholism and other health complications related to drinking too much alcohol. This National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) estimates that more than 14…

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The Ways Sober Living in Woodland Hills Helps you Start Living

Iris Healing Retreat 03/20/20
sober living in Woodland Hills

After detox, we don’t just send you back into the world. That can be too difficult a transition for many. You just got clean and sober after all of those toxins were (literally) taken out of your life. Then it becomes time to replace them with something. That’s what we can do here at Iris…

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Hypnosis Therapy Treatment to Change Habits

Iris Healing Retreat 03/06/20
Hypnosis Therapy Treatment to Change Habits

The word “hypnosis” may conjure a gimmicky image, but hypnotherapy or hypnosis therapy in reality is not at all as it is portrayed in entertainment. In hypno-therapy, you are led into (or lead yourself into) a hypnotic induction phase to get into a trance–a meditative focused state–to absorb words of encouragement or positive images in a…

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What a Holistic Drug Rehab Center can Offer

Iris Healing Retreat 02/29/20
Holistic Drug Rehab

One of the questions we’re often asked is, “what does a holistic drug rehab center actually do”?  People sometimes hear the word “holistic” and associate that with a negative connotation, as too many have abused the word in the past. Here at Iris Healing, it just means that we offer a multidisciplinary approach in which…

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Iris Healing Holistic Rehab in California Celebrated Its Third Anniversary!

Iris Healing Retreat 01/30/20
Holistic Rehab in California

For three years, Iris Healing has provided the Los Angeles area with a unique sanctuary where those who suffer from addiction can go in search of a healthier, more fulfilled life. Our holistic rehab in California has consistently worked to find the best possible ways to help those struggling with drug or alcohol addiction in…

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