Dual Diagnoses Make Treatment Tricky at South Florida Drug Rehab in Ft Lauderdale and Across The Nation

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (https://www.nami.org/Learn-More/Mental-Health-Conditions/Related-Conditions/Dual-Diagnosis) a dual diagnosis, also sometimes known as a comorbidity or a co-occurring disorder are incredibly common in people who struggle with an addiction to a drug or alcohol. A co-occurring disorder or dual diagnosis is confirmed when someone struggling with addiction also suffers, concurrently, from a…

Finding The Therapy That Helps You Thrive Through Substance Abuse Recovery

Chemical dependency on any addictive substance is usually, though not always, tied to some kind of co-occurring disorder like bipolar disorder or chronic depression and anxiety. The two disorders gode each other along, making it impossible to get clean or mentally fit without treating both afflictions. At our residential detox facility our medically qualified staff…

Increase Your Chances to Successfully Detox

Detoxification is easily one of the hardest parts of breaking free from the grip of addiction. It is facing withdrawal head on and pushing past it, instead of retreating back to the temporary comfort that the addictive substance provides. As such, it is very important to know what you’re up against, and the difficulties involved…

Setting Boundaries When You and Your Child Live with an Addict

When we become parents we all decide that the number one goal will be to protect our children. When you and your child find yourself living with an addict this entails a whole new set of boundaries to ensure your child’s safety. Teaching skills such as looking both ways before crossing the street may come…

Drug Rehab Centers and How Substance Addiction is Addressed

If you have set up an appointment to have a consultation with 1st Step Behavioral Health, or any other top-rated drug rehab center for that matter, one of the most important things that will help secure your success in rehab is that you are optimistic and you believe that the rehab will work for you.…

Residential Detox Helps Quit the Most Addictive Drugs

Detox and Quitting Addictive Drugs Although people might like to say that nicotine is far more addictive than most of the drugs that are also considered addictive, that claim does not seem to be quite right. It would probably be more accurate to say that nicotine has a stronger chemical addiction whereas drugs and pharmaceuticals…