depression-and-addiction

We covered a wide range of topics this past month, including everything from substance abuse and addiction to personal care and tough love in recovery. Here are a few topics we covered in May. The Link Between Depression and Addiction A dual diagnosis occurs when someone experiences a mental health condition and a substance abuse…

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Exercise and Addiction

It’s no secret that dealing and struggling with addiction can lead to, well, “irritable” behavior. Addiction is a disease of the brain, and disease of behavior – it usurps and corrupts a person’s thought process, making it extremely tough to regain control. However, research shows – and has been showing for a while – that…

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Healing through Personalized Care

Your body and your mind – if one isn’t healthy, the other won’t be for long. “Holistic” medicine as it is known today tackles this challenge, taking an approach to healing that incorporates every part of a patient’s health into account. That means taking both the physical and the mental aspects of health into account…

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Chronic Pain and Addiction

Chronic pain is a debilitating health condition with many different causes. Some people experience chronic pain due to a particularly bad injury and lack of total physical recovery. In other cases, it may be nerve damage from years of exposure to a certain pollutant or environmental hazard, or the pain may simply be part of…

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addiction recovery support

It can be extremely frustrating to be in the role of supporting someone struggling with an addiction. Unless you’ve been in the same position and are acting as a sponsor, your experience won’t be enough to connect with the struggle and understand the emotional turmoil present in recovery. Your help will be needed, but not…

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addiction is not evil

Many people use drugs. Not many people become addicts. Potentially 40 percent of the country has tried an illicit drug. Yet only about 20 million Americans suffer under what is considered substance abuse. Clearly, the drugs aren’t completely at fault – instead, addiction is about more than just drugs, alcohol, or substances. Who becomes addicted…

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most common addiction

Substance abuse and addiction go hand-in-hand, but there are a variety of issues you may experience if you find you develop an addiction. It’s important to understand these issues as your understanding will help you along your journey to recovery. In this article, we’re taking a closer look at the five most common addiction issues.…

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depression-and-addiction

A dual diagnosis occurs when someone experiences a mental health condition and a substance abuse problem. If you suspect you might have a mental health condition and addiction, you might be interested in exploring the various treatment programs available. In this article, we’re taking a close look at the link between depression and addiction. Depression And Addiction…

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