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What Is Dual Diagnosis?

Addiction can not only impact your cognition, judgment, and relationships, but it can also aggravate and cause mental health disorders. Worse still, you can develop a co-occurring condition that requires dual diagnosis treatment. But what is a dual diagnosis and how common is it?More than 30 million Americans ages 12 and older use illicit drugs …

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3 Careers at Risk for Addiction

Are Our First Responders at Risk for Addiction?Firefighters, police officers and paramedics share two major job components: each is a hero of the community, and all face inherent danger on a daily basis. These pressures can make first their careers high risk for addiction.  You can imagine those dangers, right? Burns, smoke inhalation, gun violence, physical …

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To Our First Responders Battling Addiction: There’s Hope for You

If you work as a first responder, I’d like to start by saying thank you. Secondly, if you are one of the millions of first responders battling addiction, I want to tell you, there is hope. We all owe a great debt of gratitude to our local emergency medical technicians, firefighters and police officers. You show …

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What is Illness Management and Recovery

What is Illness Management and Recovery?

Illness Management and Recovery (IMR) is a program that teaches coping and self-management skills. This program helps people with serious mental health conditions. If you’ve never heard of it, you’re not alone. It’s new to behavioral health, and most of the public isn’t aware yet either.  IMR is backed by research and is part of many …

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Drug Addiction Treatment: Healing Methods

Before you or your loved one enter a drug addiction treatment center, it is helpful to familiarize yourself with the different approaches used to find healing from substance use disorders. There are many models to choose from whether it be evidence-based therapeutic approaches such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (DBT), group therapy …

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What to Look For in A Drug Addiction Treatment Center

What to Look For in A Drug Addiction Treatment Center

Choosing a drug addiction treatment center in Houston can feel so overwhelming. In 2018, the U.S. had nearly 15,000 rehab facilities in operation, all of them offering hope in one form or another. It’s no wonder it can be a challenge to determine the best place for you or your loved one to get the …

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Dealing With Anxiety During A Pandemic

With the current pandemic spreading around the world, it’s not surprising that a lot of people are more anxious than they used to be. Rates of anxiety and depression generally rise during times of crisis, mostly because people aren’t sure what’s going to happen next or how their lives might be changed or affected. Learning …

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Signs of Depression

Depression is among the nation’s most common mental illnesses. It is a widespread and serious condition that, in many instances, requires medical treatment — either counseling, medication, or both. Depression can also exist concurrently with substance abuse disorders, requiring an even more comprehensive form of treatment. But what are the signs of depression?The signs of …

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Benefits of Group Therapy

Group therapy involves a therapist working with more than one person at a session. At times, there are multiple therapists present. There are many benefits of group therapy as it allows people at different recovery stages to work together. This enables participants to understand the challenges at each stage. According to Mayo Clinic, group therapy is …

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How to Prevent a Panic Attack

About 11% of the US population suffers from panic attacks every year, and this statistic includes doctors. Experts are still trying to figure out how to prevent a panic attack as they don’t fully understand why they occur.  A panic attack is very distressing, sometimes frightening, and physically and mentally fatiguing. If you or your loved …

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