Addiction Recovery Blog

Relapse In Recovery – What Happened Just As Things Were Going Good?

Ancient legend tells the story of a magical bird, radiant and shimmering, which lives for several hundred years before it dies by bursting into flames. It is then reborn from the ashes, to start a new, long life. This is the Phoenix. What does it mean to relapse? Relapse is a return to substance [...]

Relapse In Recovery – What Happened Just As Things Were Going Good? 2023-06-08T02:03:30+00:00

Dual Problems Require Dual Care

Co-occurring conditions are not unusual when it comes to addiction. Many people who have anxiety, depression, PTSD, or other mental health concerns often turn to substances to help manage their conditions. On the flip side, depression, anxiety, and similar mental health issues are often a result of addiction. It does not matter if the [...]

Dual Problems Require Dual Care 2022-05-23T10:32:54+00:00

Addiction and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Addictions happen for many reasons. In many cases, addiction is the result of another medical condition. People suffering from mental health disorders are also prone to addiction. It is not uncommon for a person who enters an addiction recovery center to be diagnosed with a dual condition. What Is A Dual Diagnosis? When you [...]

Addiction and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder 2023-05-21T18:30:15+00:00

Bipolar Disorder and Addiction – a Dual Diagnosis

Being diagnosed with two different disorders at the same time is not uncommon. This is especially true when one of those disorders is addiction. Addiction can often be (at least partially) a symptom or result of the other disorder present. The name for this is dual diagnosis. One unique type of dual diagnosis is [...]

Bipolar Disorder and Addiction – a Dual Diagnosis 2022-05-23T10:33:16+00:00

When Your Loved One Does Not Want Help With Addiction

When Your Loved Does Not Want Help With Addiction You may see your loved one falling into the pit of addiction. You may see their life falling apart and the toll the addiction is taking on them physically, mentally, and emotionally. You may see how bad their personal hygiene has become and their loss [...]

When Your Loved One Does Not Want Help With Addiction 2022-05-23T10:33:35+00:00

Do You Have An Addiction?

How Do You Know If You Have An Addiction? How do you know if you have an addiction? Do you have to wait until you hit rock bottom and find yourself in a bad situation? Do you have to get to the point where you are committing crimes or risking your health? Sadly, many [...]

Do You Have An Addiction? 2022-05-23T10:33:43+00:00

Addiction and Depression – The Vicious Cycle

Addiction and Depression There are many reasons that addictions start. Discovering those reasons so that you can fix the problem is part of every drug rehabilitation program. One of the most difficult issues to address, yet one of the easiest issues to resolve, is when addiction is connected to depression. Often, addiction and depression [...]

Addiction and Depression – The Vicious Cycle 2022-05-23T10:33:50+00:00

What are the Symptoms of Addiction

Addiction Symptoms With so many states making laws that allow recreational marijuana use, and even a few allowing hallucinogenic use, many people with an addiction have now convinced themselves that they are "recreational users" and do not have a problem. So it's important to know what the symptoms of addiction are. While the line [...]

What are the Symptoms of Addiction 2022-05-23T10:33:58+00:00
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