5 Things to Know about Addiction and Bipolar Disorder

In Drug Rehab August 9th, 2019 No Comments

Substance abuse often is closely connected to mental health issues and bipolar disorder can be one of the most vulnerable to dual diagnosis. Because bipolar disorder and substance abuse frequently occur together, it is helpful to know certain facts about the disorder and how it relates to drug use. 1. Bipolar disorder is often misdiagnosed…


What to Eat During Addiction Detox

In blog, Drug Rehab June 14th, 2019 No Comments

Many people don’t realize the influence that our diet can have on the way we feel and how well our bodies are able to function. A healthy diet can be crucial when you are recovering from an addiction, especially during detox when you are experiencing issues like aches and pains or insomnia. Eating the right…


Is Recovery Losing Its Religion?

In blog, Drug Rehab April 10th, 2019 No Comments

When people are looking for recovery options, one of the things that can deter them from twelve step and other types of recovery communities is the involvement of religion. Alcoholics anonymous does not ask its members to have any specific religion but it does have some religious undertones and requires you to surrender to a…


What’s the Secret to Success in Addiction Recovery?

In blog March 21st, 2019 No Comments

Recovery is a different experience for everyone and some people may find that their road to sobriety is more difficult than they imagined. However, anyone can be successful in leaving their addictive habits behind if they are committed to their plan and follow the guidelines set out by their treatment program. There is no one…


You Need to Be Listening to These Mental Health and Addiction Recovery Podcasts

In blog October 23rd, 2018 No Comments

People in recovery often look for as much support, education and advice that they can get so that they can stay strong in their sobriety. Mental Health and recovery podcasts can be a way to get some helpful information and stay connected to the world of addiction recovery. These podcasts can be inspiring especially as…


In Addiction Rehab Do You Get What You Pay For?

In blog July 17th, 2018 No Comments

For people in difficult situations who need to quit an addiction, any type of treatment can be helpful in getting them started on the road to recovery. However, it is important to understand that there are many differences between each type of rehab what they offer to their patients. The services and amenities that a…


AA Meetings When You Hate Public Speaking

In blog July 15th, 2018 No Comments

Twelve step groups can provide a great support system for people that are on the road to recovery from an addiction. However, one of the foundations for recovery and main strategies of groups like AA is speaking to the rest of group of about personal issues. People who have problems with public speaking may feel…


Why Addiction And Issues Of Mental Health Intersect

In blog May 20th, 2018 No Comments

When someone develops an addiction, it is rarely due to the addictiveness of the substance alone. While physical dependency plays a role in drug addiction, there are a wide range of other factors that make a significant contribution to whether or not someone will struggle with abuse. Genetic factors, cultural environment, and social influences all…


The Effects of Growing Up in an Unstable Environment

In blog May 14th, 2018 No Comments

Children need predictability and a nurturing, stable environment in order to develop emotionally. It is important for them to have a routine so that they know what to expect and have people that they can count on. Unfortunately many children must experience instability in their homes due to issues such as: financial troubles parental unemployment…


Codependency and Drug Addiction

In blog April 15th, 2018 No Comments

Being in a relationship with someone who has a drug addiction can be a painful and complicated ordeal for both people involved. In many situations, an issue of codependency can make the problem even worse and create a barrier for resolving or ending the relationship. Often codependency can develop when one person has an addiction…

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