stages of gambling addiction

Gambling in the United States is big business. Having survived more than a few attempts to be outlawed, avenues to facilitate gambling have increasingly become legalized. In addition to state lotteries and tribal casinos, legal sports betting and online gambling portals have provided the public with easy access to gamble. Like many behavior-related addictions, gambling…

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neurofeedback and addiction

For thousands of years, the way that our human brain worked was a mystery. With the help of computer technology, mental health professionals have uncovered helpful insight by studying the brain. This is known as neurofeedback and it can provide the information needed during mental health treatment and addiction treatment. In this article, we’re taking…

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how to help a family member with drug addiction

It’s not easy watching a family member struggle with drug addiction. Substance abuse and addiction have a detrimental impact on nearly every aspect of life, which can result in changes in relationships, financial stability, and employment. If drug addiction is ignored, it will likely only get worse. In this article, we’re taking a closer look…

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dangers of alcohol withdrawal

One of the most difficult steps of addiction recovery is the withdrawal stage. For some substances, like alcohol, withdrawal can be dangerous to your health. For this reason, it’s important people seek professional assistance when attempting to sober up and kick their addiction to alcohol. In this article, we’re exploring the dangers of alcohol withdrawal.…

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Types of Drug Addiction

Substance abuse has a profound impact on your mental health. In 2014, 7.9 million people had both a substance use disorder and another mental illness. The more you know about the different types of drug addiction, the better prepared you will be to seek help or guide those you love toward treatment. In this article,…

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What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Dialectical behavior therapy is evidence-based psychotherapy used to treat a variety of mental health conditions, including mood disorders, suicidal ideation, and more. In this article, we’re taking a closer look at a common question we hear from people – what is dialectical behavior therapy? What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy? Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is a…

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