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3 Signs of Co-Occurring Disorders

Addiction recovery is challenging, but co-occurring disorders bring even more obstacles to the table. Anxiety, depression, and panic are common conditions that happen alongside addiction. As a result, for recovery to happen, you must address and treat these issues as well. If you think someone you love may suffer from substance use disorder complicated by a second…

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Treating Alcohol and Depression

Alcohol abuse is an extremely prevalent issue in America today. Statistics indicate that as many as one in every eight American adults may fit the criteria for an alcohol abuse disorder. Unfortunately, this issue is very complex. As a result, many people do not seek the help they so desperately need. What is an alcohol…

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Are Mental Illness and Substance Use Related?

There is a strong connection between mental illness and substance use. There are many types of mental illness that can cause or heighten the severity of substance use disorders. For many, using substances is their way of coping with unaddressed mental illness. Many drug rehab centers offer a treatment plan to address both the substance…