What are the Street Names for Heroin?

As the opioid epidemic continues to grip the nation, heroin has emerged as a popular and dangerous street drug. To avoid detection by authorities, drug dealers often use code names for their products. Heroin, which has been in circulation for decades, is known by many different street names depending on the location. What Exactly Is…

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Treatment for Major Depression

treatment for major depression

The Los Angeles Department of Mental Health reported in 2018 that there were 1,316,000 residents with depression. Of those, 496,000 are male, and 812,000 are female. The age group with the highest number of depression was 30 to 39, with 250,000 people. This group was followed by 249,000 people aged 50 to 59; 229,000 aged…

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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 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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How to Prevent Relapse (6 Helpful Habits)

How to Prevent Relapse

If you’re worried about experiencing a relapse while recovering from addiction, you may be interested in ways to prevent relapse and maintain the course on your recovery journey. In this article, we’re exploring how to prevent relapse and providing six helpful habits to try. How To Prevent Relapse You are an overcomer. You have achieved great…

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7 Myths About Addiction You Still Believe

Myths about addiction

The negative impact of addiction is widely known. However, despite the latest research from mental health and therapy professionals, there are several serious misconceptions people still believe. In this article, we’re taking a closer look at 7 of the most common myths about addiction. 7 Myths About Addiction While the research and industry knowledge on addiction treatment…

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DBT for Addiction (Dialectical Behavior Therapy)

DBT for Addiction

DBT (dialectical behavior therapy) is a technique therapists often use to help people with certain mental conditions. While this technique was originally developed to encourage mental health improvement, it is also helpful when treating addiction. In this article, we’re taking a closer look at DBT for addiction. DBT For Addiction Addiction has a long history…

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Family Support for Addiction Recovery


The family plays an important role in successful addiction recovery. It’s all too common for people with an addiction to seek support without their family’s support, making it more difficult to move forward honestly and transparently. In this article, we’re exploring the importance of family support for addiction recovery. Family Support For Addiction Recovery In…

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What is PHP Treatment (And Do You Need it)?


Some addictions require close medical attention and care throughout recovery to ensure the patient is safe. In this article, we’re taking a closer look at one of the concerns we hear often from people interested in overcoming addiction – what is PHP treatment? What Is PHP Treatment? At first glance, partial hospitalization sounds like a step…

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What Causes Addiction (And Are You at Risk)?

What Causes Addiction

Although the causes of addiction aren’t as big of a mystery to us as they may have been in the past, there are still many things we don’t completely understand. As meticulous as the scientific community can be, studies are imperfect, and many theories require years of research and data analysis to verify. As such,…

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