Category: Mental Health

Mental health disorder
Co-Occurring Mental Health Disorders and Addiction

Double the trouble, double the stigma: being diagnosed with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders can make recovery feel impossible. The reality is that co-occurring mental health disorders are more common in the recovery community than we think. In fact, there’s a lot you need to know- let’s start with these 5 things: When it […]

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Addiction
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Addiction

For most people, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) brings thoughts of distant war zones, heavy fire, and the tragedies of war. While this is a classic example of a situation which may cause PTSD, understanding more about the disorder can help break the stigmas and open up opportunities for treatment. While we first began to understand […]

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Managing anxiety
Tips for Managing Anxiety

One of the most prevalent mental health disorders, it’s estimated that anywhere between 18.1 to 30 percent of American adults suffer from anxiety in some capacity. This large range is caused primarily because of unreported, undiagnosed cases due to stigmas surrounding mental health disorders. This can often lead to self-medication and substance abuse, as about 20 percent of people […]

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