In: dual diagnosis
What Should I Treat First, Depression or My Addiction?
Depression and Addiction Throughout life, everyone has bad days and low moments. We all get into a “funk” or have times…Read More
PTSD and Trauma Leading to Addiction
If you feel as if your PTSD and addiction are linked, and your trauma is leading to addiction, chances are you…Read More
Can I Become Addicted To My Depression Medication?
What is depression medication? Depression medication, also known as antidepressants, are prescription medications used to treat moderate to severe depression. When…Read More
Co-Occurring Mental Health and Addiction
What is a Co-Occuring disorder? The coexistence of both a mental health disorder and a substance abuse use disorder is referred…Read More
Is Addiction Hereditary?
Looking at Your Family History It can be widely speculated that addiction can be hereditary. If there are addicts in your…Read More
Depression and Addiction
How does depression cause addiction? Addiction is a common place issue amongst people who are experiencing a depressive disorder. Alcohol is…Read More
ADHD and Addiction
What is ADHD? ADHD is a behavioral disorder, which stands for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. It is a condition that either…Read More
Compulsive Overeating and Drug Addiction – The Surprising Parallels
Compulsive Overeating and Co-Occurring Disorders A recent Psychology Today article highlights the similarities between food addiction and drug addiction in an…Read More
Avoiding Sleep Aid Addiction
Sleep disorders sometimes require medication, but when this medication is used incorrectly or habitually, it becomes possible for a dependency to develop. There are several natural methods you can try to help relax and prepare your body for a good night’s rest.Read More