August 24, 2022

Proteins, Amino Acids, and Neurotransmitters

Proteins, Amino Acids, and Neurotransmitters How the Food We Eat Can Heal the Brain Natalie Lorusso One of our unique modalities here at Bridging the Gaps […]
October 19, 2021

This is Your Addiction on Food

This is Your Addiction on Food Linda Wilk, MA, QMHP It’s no secret that the more we drink or drug, the less we are interested in […]
August 26, 2021

Alcohol and Vitamin Deficiency

Alcohol and Vitamin Deficiency Most of us know alcohol is a toxin, but how much does it really harm our bodies? Alcohol can lead to malnutrition […]
February 10, 2021

All About Acudetox: What It Is and How It Treats Addictions

Acudetox is the use of acupuncture as a medical treatment. Acudetox is unlike any other treatment in its ability to heal the mind and the body, bringing the two together in harmony. Read on if you’re interested in learning more about the many benefits of using acudetox for addiction treatment.
October 28, 2020

Video: Nutrition in Recovery

Becca Clay explains the role nutrition plays in addiction recovery.
September 21, 2020

Neuroplasticity and Recovery: An Old Dog Can Learn New Tricks

I came across a post this morning from Brain Chat with the above quote. My first thoughts were, “thank God for neuroplasticity” and “I still can’t believe it’s real.” Then, of course, I reflected on my life and the way my brain worked throughout the many years I spent in active addiction.
August 24, 2020

The Power of Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a word we hear more and more in everyday talk in our culture. Cultivating mindfulness, the power of mindfulness, taking time for mindfulness: what does that mean? It has become a popular catch phrase and the practice usually starts with paying attention to your breath, doing some counting, slowing down and closing your eyes.
August 17, 2020

Food and Mood: What are you eating?

There is a strong correlation between the foods that we choose to eat and our mental health. Junk food does not provide adequate nutrients to support good neurochemistry. In addition, having the wrong combination of macronutrients can lead to depression, anxiety, addictive patterns, and overeating.