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Mixing Alcohol with Other Drugs

Mixing Alcohol with Other Drugs

December 23rd, 2018

Learn how certain drugs and medications interact with alcohol… and just how dangerous these interactions are.

Top 10 Drugs Never to Mix with Alcohol

Top 10 Drugs Never to Mix with Alcohol

October 6th, 2018

You should never mix alcohol with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, pain medication, antidepressants and anxiety medications, mood stabilizers, attention/concentration medication, marijuana, LSD, psilocybin, and other psychedelics, crystal meth, heroin, or cocaine/crack. Here’s why.

A Checklist for Hiring an Addiction Interventionist

A Checklist for Hiring an Addiction Interventionist

September 25th, 2018

A complete guide to selecting a family addiction interventionist. Plus, a checklist for how to select the person who’s right for you and your family.

How does outpatient treatment for addiction work?

How does outpatient treatment for addiction work?

June 16th, 2016

If you are looking into outpatient programs for addiction, read what you can expect in terms of intensity, structure, duration, and costs. More here on how OPs for addiction work.

10 Treatments for alcohol addiction

Treatments for alcohol addiction

May 20th, 2016

If you are in need of treatment for alcohol addiction, what can you expect? More about the services, treatment stages and methods used in alcoholism treatment here.

Employee assistance programs and addiction: Can corporations fill the gap in treatment?

Employee assistance programs and addiction: Can corporations fill the gap in treatment?

October 15th, 2015

What is an EAP? And how are corporations filling the gap left by insurance companies in the treatment of substance abuse disorders? More here.

2 What's the power in a group? The role of support groups in addiction recovery

What’s the power in a group? The role of support groups in addiction recovery

September 30th, 2015

Looking to join a support group? We take an insider’s look into how support groups have been SHOWN to aid addiction recovery. More here.

2 Addiction and mood disorders: What's the connection?

Addiction and mood disorders: What’s the connection?

January 9th, 2015

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.

1 Coping with addiction in the family

Coping with addiction in the family

October 26th, 2014

To cope with addiction, you need to learn to let some things go. This explanation and practical exercise can help!

4 Can alcohol abuse or alcholism cause mental illness?

Can alcohol abuse or alcholism cause mental illness?

December 23rd, 2012

Experts don’t agree. It is very hard to know if mental illnesses lead to alcoholism or if the physical and social consequences of alcoholism lead to other psychiatric symptoms. More here from psychiatrist Dr. Joel Holiner on the relationship between mental health and alcohol abuse.

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