Understanding Dual Diagnosis Treatment

Understanding Dual Diagnosis Treatment Many people who suffer from drug addiction also suffer from depression, bipolar disorder, mood disorder or some other type of co-existing illness with their addiction. Individuals who suffer from another illness in addition to the disease of addiction are dually diagnosed. There are treatment centers that specialize in dual diagnosis. Research…

Mental Health Rankings by City

Mental Health City Rankings In recent years, mental health awareness has increased as discussions of mental health issues have become more mainstream. In spite of the increased discussion and support from the public, however, people still struggle to cope with their illnesses every single day, and the signs aren’t always as obvious as the public…

Coping With Grief

Grief comes in many forms and is often misunderstood. In some cultures, grief is embraced and freely expressed. In other cultures, it is suppressed, and the unspoken idea is it’s something “to get over” after a prescribed period of time. In American culture, there are rituals for death and loss, but they are generally confined…

Board-Certified Addiction Treatment: What To Look For In A Recovery Program

Building a Support System During Recovery Recovery from drug or alcohol addiction requires hard work and persistence. Addiction is a complex disease not simply treated once and forgotten. Breaking the cycle of addiction requires a strong support system, including a team of medical professionals who understand that staying sober is a lifelong process. Finding the…