Dual Diagnosis PTSD

The Correlation Between PTSD and Substance Abuse: How to Recognize When You Need Help

Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, affects people all over the world. Individuals of varying races, from diverse communities, and with different pasts and walks of life are currently facing the effects of PTSD in their lives. PTSD is, unfortunately, a commonly seen disorder in our communities. People who have experienced traumatic and life-altering events in…

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) text on colorful sticky note

OCD and Methamphetamine: Understanding Addiction Causes and Treatment Options

People who suffer from co-occurring disorders often find themselves in a place of helplessness due to the lack of adequate treatment resources. Many addiction treatment centers lack the ability to help patients with mental health disorders, focusing more on the addiction problem. Of course, people attend treatment because they want to overcome a substance use…


Developing a Strategy for Sobriety: South Florida Resources to Help You Stay Sober

Congratulations! You’ve recently completed the treatment process for alcohol abuse! You have found freedom from alcohol abuse and you couldn’t be happier. This is a wonderful accomplishment that deserves to be celebrated! In many cases of addiction, people feel that they can’t become free. Many people who are suffering from alcoholism are tricked into believing…

bi-polar disorder and alcoholism

Bipolar Disorder and Alcoholism: Understanding this Common Occurrence

Alcohol abuse, also commonly referred to as alcoholism, is no stranger to most communities. In fact, every year, countless individuals become aware of an alcohol use disorder in their lives or in the lives of someone they love. It’s always difficult to come to terms with the truth about an addiction problem. And it’s often…

Adderall and psychosis

Adderall and Other ADHD Meds: The Dangerous Risk of Psychosis

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder is a neurodevelopmental disorder that often impacts children and adolescents. But, this disorder, usually referred to as ADHD, is also very prevalent amongst adults as it often continues to affect people even after childhood is over. ADHD impacts the way people behave and react to various situations. It often creates challenges and…


A Higher Standard of Care: Why You Should Consider Residential Treatment in South Florida

In South Florida, the fight against drug use and addiction has been quite the ordeal. It has been far from easy to loosen the tight grip of addiction in this part of the state. In fact, fairly recent studies have found that the use of drugs like Fentanyl has increased rapidly here in South Florida.…