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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…

benzo withdrawal

Wondering What to Expect When Going Through Benzo Withdrawal?

Benzodiazepines are pharmaceutical drugs which are often prescribed to those who are suffering from issues like anxiety, insomnia, muscle spasms and tensions, and seizures. Sometimes called benzos, benzodiazepines are sometimes even used in order to treat those who are experiencing symptoms of withdrawal from other drugs. But, although they are used to help people end…

Addictive Personality

5 Ways to Overcome An Addictive Personality

People all over the world are dealing with what is known as an addictive personality disorder. It’s more common than people may think. And it’s more harmful than people may believe. Often, addictive personalities lead to addiction. Sometimes, people who have an addictive personality disorder become addicted to things like alcohol and drugs. Other individuals…

Traits of Addictive Personality

What are the Traits of an Addictive Personality?

Have you ever heard people say that they or someone they know has an “addictive personality”? Perhaps, you’ve thought this about yourself after staying up all night to shop online for the umpteenth time. Or maybe you’ve wondered if a loved one is stuck in another financial hardship because he or she has an addictive…

Alcohol Addiction vs Dependence

Alcohol Detox: Addiction vs. Dependence

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. dependence” debate. Most of the time, people are a little unsure about the difference between the two. Some even wonder if there’s a difference at all. Maybe the confusion comes…