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 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.
Most Common Addiction Issues
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.
Addiction is Not Evil: Anyone Can Become Addicted
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.
In this article, we’re exploring how addiction is not evil and anyone can become addicted.
Chronic Pain and Addiction Recovery
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.
In this article, we’re talking about support and tough love in recovery.
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.
In this article, we’re exploring the importance of healing through personalized care.
Exercise and Addiction: How to Regulate Mood and Emotion
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.
In this article, we’re taking a closer look at exercise and addiction.