Exercise May Help People Cut Back on Drugs and Alcohol, Study Suggests

Exercise is a powerful tool for mental health. It’s been shown to improve mood, relieve stress and depression, boost creativity and cognition, and even make therapy more effective—among other benefits. Now, a new research review suggests physical activity may also help people cut back on drug and alcohol use. Adding physical activity to traditional treatment … Read more

Adding Exercise to Therapy May Make It More Effective

At True Mind + Body, a mental-health clinic in Northbrook, Ill., therapy goes way beyond the couch. Adult clients can book “walk-and-talk” sessions with a therapist, working through their problems while strolling in the fresh air (or on a treadmill, if bad weather demands it). Or, they can sign up for in-house yoga classes that … Read more