Iris Wellness Group Addiction & Mental Health Treatment Center in Chattanooga, TN

901 Mountain Creek Rd

Chattanooga, TN 37405

Phone Number

423-541-0656

Early Intervention: Recognizing the Signs of Eating Disorders

Early Intervention: Recognizing the Signs of Eating Disorders

As Eating Disorder Awareness Week approaches this February 27th, it’s a pivotal time to shine a light on a critical aspect of mental health that often intersects with substance abuse issues: eating disorders. Early intervention can significantly alter the course of recovery for those struggling with eating disorders, making it essential to recognize the signs […]

Children of Addiction: Supporting Kids in Affected Families

Children of Addiction: Supporting Kids in Affected Families

In families where addiction takes hold, the impact extends beyond the individual struggling with substance abuse, deeply affecting the youngest and often most vulnerable members: the children. Parental substance abuse can cast long shadows over a child’s development, emotional well-being, and future. Recognizing the unique challenges faced by children of addiction is crucial in providing […]

Building a Supportive Community Through Kindness- Random Acts Of Kindness Week

Building a Supportive Community Through Kindness- Random Acts Of Kindness Week

In the heart of winter, as we approach Random Acts of Kindness Week beginning February 23rd, it’s a poignant time to reflect on the transformative power of kindness within communities, especially for individuals navigating the challenges of substance abuse and mental health issues. This period serves as a gentle reminder of how simple acts of […]

Building Trust After Addiction: A Guide for Couples

Building Trust After Addiction: A Guide for Couples

In the journey of recovery from addiction, one of the most profound challenges faced by couples is rebuilding trust. Addiction can create deep wounds in a relationship, leading to feelings of betrayal, hurt, and uncertainty. However, the process of healing and rebuilding trust is possible with commitment, transparency, accountability, and patience. This guide aims to […]

Finding Connection: Navigating Valentine’s Day Solo

Finding Connection: Navigating Valentine's Day Solo

Valentine’s Day, with its emphasis on romantic love, can sometimes leave those of us without a partner feeling a bit left out. But who says Valentine’s Day can only be about romantic love? This year, let’s shift the narrative and talk about finding connection and joy, regardless of our relationship status. For those of us […]

Empowering Mental Health: Resources for the African American Community

Empowering Mental Health: Resources for the African American Community

In our journey towards mental wellness, understanding and accessing resources that resonate with our cultural and personal experiences are crucial. For the African American community, finding culturally sensitive and accessible mental health support is essential in navigating the unique challenges and systemic barriers that impact mental health. Here, we spotlight a selection of resources, including […]

Taming Stress: Practical Techniques for a Healthier Mind and Body

Taming Stress: Practical Techniques for a Healthier Mind and Body

In the hustle and bustle of modern life, stress has become a constant companion for many of us. It’s a known trigger for both substance abuse and mental health issues, making its effective management crucial for our well-being. In this blog, we’ll explore various practical techniques to manage stress, including mindfulness, exercise, and self-care. Understanding […]

Tips for Supporting Loved Ones Through Mental Health and Addiction Challenges

Tips for Supporting Loved Ones Through Mental Health and Addiction Challenges

When someone we care about struggles with mental health issues or addiction, it can be challenging to know how to offer support. Watching a loved one battle these difficulties can be heart-wrenching, but your support can make a significant difference in their journey to recovery. In this blog, we’ll explore effective ways to support someone […]

Personal Recovery Stories: Journeys of Hope and Triumph

Personal Recovery Stories: Journeys of Hope and Triumph

In the often challenging journey of recovery from addiction or mental health disorders, personal stories of triumph serve as powerful beacons of hope. Each story is unique, yet they all share themes of resilience, determination, and the transformative power of seeking help. In this blog, we delve deeper into the stories of individuals who have […]

Understanding Dual Diagnosis: Managing Substance Abuse and Mental Illness

Understanding Dual Diagnosis: Managing Substance Abuse and Mental Illness

In the intricate landscape of health care, dual diagnosis stands out as a particularly complex phenomenon. It refers to the co-occurrence of substance abuse disorders and mental illnesses, a scenario far more common than many realize. Managing dual diagnosis requires a deep understanding of both conditions, their interplay, and a comprehensive, integrated approach to treatment. […]