Apr 19, 2019

Co-morbidity Between Depression and Substance Use Disorders

You may know someone who demonstrates depression symptoms and drinks or uses illicit substances to “feel better.” A loved one may...
Apr 18, 2019

IMPULSIVITY, ADHD, AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE DISORDERS

Today, ADHD and ADD are becoming prevalent diagnoses for children. Through research, one can find concrete correlations between attention...
Apr 17, 2019

The Link Between Trauma and Substance Abuse

One of the main correlations between substance abuse and mental health difficulties is underlying trauma. In fact, 80% of women in...
Apr 12, 2019

The Pros and Cons of Making a Change

As with every decision, there are pros and cons to quitting drinking or using illicit substances. It may be difficult to see the...
Apr 11, 2019

Identifying Holiday Triggers

With people drinking and being merry, society demonstrates that holidays are the best times of the year. However, there are the stresses...
Apr 10, 2019

Signs That Your Loved One May Be On the Verge of a Relapse

Distress is a part of everyone’s lives. When physical, psychological, or social anguish becomes too overwhelming and there is a lack of...
Apr 5, 2019

How Yoga Can Help Your Recovery Process

Many individuals experience changes in mood and anxiety upon quitting using drugs and alcohol. It can be difficult to find sober coping...
Apr 4, 2019

Stigmas in Addiction

Stigmas abound within the world of substance abuse. These not so positive stereotypes are formed from bigoted opinions and prejudiced...