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.
Extensive evaluation and a personalized treatment plan are the first steps to treating co-occuring disorders. What else can you expect? We explore here.
What’s it like to go to rehab while on probation? An insider look here.
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.
In the event of a crisis in your life, what do you do? Get prepared here.
Is total abstinence too extreme? Is moderation a viable option in addiction treatment? We review here.
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.
Becoming vulnerable is an important aspect of addiction treatment. How do you begin to be honest with yourself? Tips here.
BRING: Appropriate and comfortable clothes. LEAVE: Jewelry. More tips on how to pack for rehab here.
The NUMBER ONE key to preventing relapse is honesty. More on what family members and addicts themselves can do to prevent relapse here.