A look into the connection and linkages between substance use disorder and mental illness…plus the call for proper diagnosis and treatment. From expect Contributor, Dr. Jeff Nalin, Psy.D.
A look at the main conditions considered “Dual Diagnosis” in the treatment of addiction…with a practical list for how to identify their symptoms. More here.
Addiction can cause mental health problems. At the same time, people diagnosed with a mental health disorder are more prone to addiction. More on the relationship between Co-Occuring Disorders here.
A case for the benefits of intensive residential rehab.
Is your teenager struggling with both addiction and depression? Learn how you can help them here.
An exclusive interview with Kathleen Sciacca, MA in which we explore some of the BEST WAYS to address substance abuse problems for a higher likelihood of change.
People diagnosed with dual disorders often experience more severe and chronic medical, social, and emotional dysfunction. What can you do EVERYDAY to cope? Suggestions from expert Dr. Patel here.
How can you deal with adversity? Three (3) tips on moving through tough times in sobriety here.
Depression can be a learned behavior. So how can you un-learn being depressed? 7 practical tips for addiction to depression here.
Is your family affected by addiction? Are you looking for ways to help a drug addicted member of your family? Check out this Q&A with Fellowship House, a treatment center in Birmingham, AL for answers to some of the questions you are struggling with.