Drug Addiction & Mental Health Treatment Blog

What Are Co-Occurring Disorders & How Can You Treat Them?

Those who have substance use disorders sometimes struggle with depression, anxiety, or other mental health disorders. The combination of these disorders can make the recovery...

Understanding the Long-Term Effects of Cocaine Addiction

Cocaine is a highly dangerous and addictive drug. It is brought into the U.S. typically from South America where it is extracted from the coca...

Addiction vs. Dependence: Knowing When to Get Help

There’s often a lot of confusion around the topic of addiction. Things can get especially difficult to understand when it comes to the “addiction vs....

The Stages of Addiction Recovery (& How to Support Someone Experiencing It)

It’s great that you or someone you love is ready to be on the journey to overcoming addiction. Treatment and recovery help to stop the...

Understanding the Link Between ADHD and Addiction

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a condition that impacts every facet of a person’s life. Depending on the severity of the condition, it may...

Understanding the Link Between Borderline Personality Disorder and Addiction

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a mental health disorder. It typically changes the way a person feels about themselves and other people. Often, it makes...

How to Stop Taking Antidepressants

Are antidepressants addictive? More than 19 million Americans aged 18 years and older have a substance use disorder. Many of these people take antidepressant medications. Usage...

How to Get Off Benzos (Benzodiazepines)

What are Benzodiazepines? Benzodiazepines, commonly referred to as benzos, are a classification of drugs used to treat a variety of legitimate health concerns. Doctors commonly...

Fentanyl Overdose Signs & Treatment

How Fentanyl Overdoses are sweeping the U.S. Last year, synthetic opioid overdoses, primarily fentanyl, killed more than 40,000 Americans. And, fentanyl use is on the...

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