Sunday February 1st 2015

addiction treatment

Addiction and mood disorders: What's the connection?

Addiction and mood disorders: What’s the connection?

Mental health disorders are far more common among addicts than they are among the general population, and mood disorders specifically very commonly co-occur with substance abuse. More on the relationship between the two here.

Co-occurring disorders treatment: What to expect

Co-occurring disorders treatment: What to expect

Extensive evaluation and a personalized treatment plan are the first steps to treating co-occuring disorders. What else can you expect? We explore here.

1 Going to rehab on probation: What to expect

Going to rehab on probation: What to expect

What’s it like to go to rehab while on probation? An insider look here.

Top 5 drug relapse triggers to watch out for

Top 5 drug relapse triggers to watch out for

5 things that can cause relapse include: old haunts and friends, internal justifications, toxic relationhips, unhealthy choices, and stress. More on how to manage these triggers here.

2 5 tips for avoiding relapse in a crisis

5 tips for avoiding relapse in a crisis

In the event of a crisis in your life, what do you do? Get prepared here.

4 All things in moderation? Not when it comes to addiction

All things in moderation? Not when it comes to addiction

Is total abstinence too extreme? Is moderation a viable option in addiction treatment? We review here.

3 signs you need dual diagnosis treatment

3 signs you need dual diagnosis treatment

If rehab has not worked for you in the past, you live with extreme moods, or have been diagnosed with mental health disorder…you may benefit from dual diagnosis treatment. More here.

2 Trust and addiction recovery

Trust and addiction recovery

Becoming vulnerable is an important aspect of addiction treatment. How do you begin to be honest with yourself? Tips here.

What should I bring to rehab?

What should I bring to rehab?

BRING: Appropriate and comfortable clothes. LEAVE: Jewelry. More tips on how to pack for rehab here.

3 How can I help someone prevent relapse?

How can I help someone prevent relapse?

The NUMBER ONE key to preventing relapse is honesty. More on what family members and addicts themselves can do to prevent relapse here.

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