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Does Addiction Cause Mental Health Disorders?

Addiction and mental health disorders can be overwhelming disorders to experience. What many people don’t realize, however, is there can be an intrinsic link between both. Addiction can cause mental health disorders with the potential of evolving into more serious illnesses.

Common Co-Occurring Disorders

Living with a mental health condition can put individuals at higher risk of drug and alcohol addiction. Studies have found that almost half of all people who have a drug or alcohol addiction also have co-occurring disorders. Here we look at the most common co-occurring disorders and why it’s important to treat them at the same time as addiction. 

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Silence the Shame of Stigma

The shame of stigma, unfortunately, still lurks in modern society. This only serves to make issues such as mental well-being much harder for the most vulnerable. But we can all help remove outdated ways of thinking by working with patients and educating those around us.

Stay Active, Stay Happy: Simple Ways to Keep Going

Staying active isn’t just good for your physical health, it also has a positive impact on your mental health. In addition to increasing blood and oxygen flow throughout your body for improved brain health, staying active also produces hormones called endorphins. Take a look at what you need to know about physical exercise and how it can positively impact your mental health.

A Guide for Managing Anxiety

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health condition in the United States affecting over 40 million adults. If you are one of those people, you know how difficult it can be to manage your anxiety. The good news is that there are many things you can do to improve your symptoms and feel more in control. In this guide, we will discuss self-care practices that can help, as well as when to seek professional help for anxiety.

What is a Healthy Level of Stress?

If your stress levels become too difficult to handle on your own, then it may be time to seek professional help. This could include talking to a therapist, counselor, or doctor who can help you identify the root causes of your stress and develop strategies to cope in a healthy way.

Who is Residential Mental Health Treatment for?

In this blog, we’ll explore the ins and outs of residential mental health treatment, including what it is, how it differs from other forms of treatment, what it treats, and who it's for.

What is Medication Management?

Medication management is an essential component of mental health treatment. It involves the administration and monitoring of prescribed medications to individuals with mental health disorders.

Treatment Options for Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition woefully misunderstood by the general public. For many, the term “bipolar” is a shorthand to describe someone experiencing mood swings or is used to describe those who may express themselves in an emotionally intensive manner.

Should I Choose a Career in Mental Health?

Millions of people receive mental and behavioral health services annually. Professionals in this industry work in various roles to facilitate their clients' personal well-being and development.

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