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Treatment Guide to the Most Common Co-Occurring Disorders

Many individuals are challenged with more than one physical or mental health disorder simultaneously. When one of these conditions is the addiction to drugs or alcohol, the other(s) are considered co-occurring disorders. These conditions may be interdependent and require comprehensive treatment programs to allow individuals to recover fully and prevent

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10 Relapse Prevention Strategies

By Dr Keith L. Marshall, Psy.D, LAADC, SUDCC-IV, C.A.T.C-V Accept Yourself and Your Situation: In order to prevent episodes of relapse from happening, it’s essential that you learn how to accept yourself and the situation you’re in. This means not being in denial about your addiction or your recovery. Openly embrace

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Anxiety And Addiction: Which Comes First?

Mental health issues and addiction often go hand-in-hand. For many, addiction can lead to anxiety, depression, and a host of other mental health issues—but just the opposite stands true as well. According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, 53% of those with a mental health disorder also experience

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What Are the Warning Signs of a Relapse?

After undergoing a drug and alcohol treatment program, it is important to remember your addiction is not cured. Addiction is a life-long struggle to use what you learned to help remain clean and sober. However, relapse is also a common side-effect some people experience when past triggers, stress, anxiety, major

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What is Addiction?

 According to the American Society of Addiction Medicine, addiction is a primary, chronic, neurobiological disease with genetic, psychosocial, and environmental factors influencing its development and manifestations. Addiction is also characterized by behaviors that include one or more of the following: impaired control over drug use, compulsive use, continued use despite

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What is Valium Addiction

Valium is an addictive drug that not only poses a serious risk to physical health, but also puts your cognitive health at risk and poses the very real danger of addiction. Addiction can rob you of all that you care about in life and without treatment can go on for

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What is Suboxone?

While not everyone has heard of Suboxone or knows what it is, there are many people who are addicted to this powerful drug and who are in need of help to overcome Suboxone addiction. While there are many people struggling with Suboxone addiction, there are plenty of others for whom

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