December 18, 2008

You may suffer from more than just drug or alcohol addiction

Addiction rarely exists as in isolation. In fact, the disease is almost invariably associated with one or more psychological conditions, ranging from clinical depression to anxiety and personality disorders. Under those circumstances, it should probably go without saying that the best addiction treatment is that which aims to promote holistic healing. And for that to […]

Dual Diagnosis and Eating Disorder Treatment
October 22, 2008

Help For Eating Disorders

So you think you need eating disorder treatment. But you’re too ashamed too admit it to your friends, and too scared to admit it to yourself. Don’t worry. You aren’t alone. Most eating disorder victims wrestle with the decision to seek treatment. Some of them never act. Some of them make the right choice. The […]

Dual Diagnosis and Eating Disorder Treatment
October 15, 2008

Dual Diagnosis-vital to the healing process

Addiction and depression are often fundamentally interrelated diseases. Many depression victims turn to drugs as a means of escape; many drug addicts suffer from depression. It should probably go without saying, then, that drug recovery must always entail intensive depression treatment whenever it’s necessary. And that, in a nutshell, is why dual diagnosis techniques can […]

Dual Diagnosis and Eating Disorder Treatment
October 3, 2008

Research your options

Depression treatment can only be as effective as the people who administer it. Clinical depression is a personal problem, after all, and depression recovery can only occur on personal terms. If you’re going to get better, it’s going to be because you get help from caregivers who can give you all the support you need […]

Dual Diagnosis and Eating Disorder Treatment
September 8, 2008

A Dual Diagnosis & Drug Treatment Facility

Addiction never comes from nothing. In fact, recent research suggests that substance abuse almost always stems at least in part from psychological causes, which is why dual diagnosis techniques are so important in the rehabilitation process. Dual diagnosis is the technique whereby drug treatment facilities evaluate an addict’s drug or alcohol dependency in conjunction with […]

Dual Diagnosis and Eating Disorder Treatment
August 29, 2008

Suffering from anorexia or bulimia?

Eating disorders are far more prevalent than most victims believe them to be. In one sense, that’s obviously bad news, insofar as it indicates just how many people need help from eating disorder treatment centers. In another, though, it’s exceptionally good news, because it means you’re not alone in your journey towards eating disorder recovery. […]

Dual Diagnosis and Eating Disorder Treatment
August 5, 2008

Depression treatment and addiction treatment are very often inseparable

Depression treatment and addiction treatment are very often inseparable. Remember, addiction invariably includes a psychological dimension, which means an addict’s mental health is a key component of his or her substance dependancy. Without meaningful emotional healing, no drug or alcohol abuser can ever expect to get sober for good. In the end, depression treatment is […]

Dual Diagnosis and Eating Disorder Treatment