• PTSD and Substance Abuse Addiction

The Truth About PTSD and Substance Abuse

By |June 9th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Substance abuse is often linked to other mental health disorders. It is commonly comorbid with mental health concerns such as depression, anxiety and unresolved trauma. One of the most common comorbid disorders is addiction ...

  • Dual Diagnosis Addiction Treatment at Beach in Hammock

Dual Diagnosis Addiction Treatment

By |May 27th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Up until the mid-1990s, mental illness and substance abuse were treated separately. Those suffering from mental health issues were frequently instructed to “sober up” if they had simultaneously been using chemical substances. Those with ...

  • Long Term Effects of Methamphetamine and Adderalll

What are the Long Term Effects of Adderall & Methamphetamine?

By |April 23rd, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

What is Adderall? Adderall is a prescription stimulant, most commonly used to treat the symptoms of attention-related disorders. Adderall works by increasing the levels of norepinephrine and dopamine throughout the central nervous system. Dopamine ...

DEPRESSION TREATMENT IMPROVES OPIOID RECOVERY OUTCOMES

By |March 30th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A recent study suggests that depression is a side effect of chronic opioid use, and adequate treatment of depression improves recovery outcomes. According to the study published in The British Journal of Psychiatry, when patients adhered ...