• Depression and Alcoholism

The Link Between Depression & Alcoholism

By |July 9th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Co-Occurring Disorders Treating Depression & Alcoholism Simultaneously Alcoholism and depression commonly co-occur, and the link between the two disorders has been thoroughly studied and repeatedly proven. One study published in ISRN Psychiatry about ...

  • Do Mental Health Issues Cause Addiction?

Do Mental Health Issues Cause Addiction?

By |May 6th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

There has always been a very strong link between mental health and addiction. Up until recently, when an individual presented symptoms of a mental health condition and of a substance abuse disorder, the two ...

  • Opioid Addiction

Physical and Mental Health Conditions Associated with Opioid Addiction

By |June 18th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

By now, we’ve all heard that there is a serious opioid addiction crisis in America. But what if the crisis is in your own home? The thing about painkiller addiction is that it can happen ...

IS INVOLUNTARY TREATMENT THE NEXT TOOL IN THE FIGHT AGAINST THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC?

By |February 27th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Civil commitment, or involuntary commitment, allows health professionals, members of law enforcement and relatives to petition a court for the treatment of a person who has mental illness and is seen as a danger to themselves or ...

OVERCOMING THE OPIOID USE CYCLE: CHRONIC PAIN, MENTAL HEALTH AND RECOVERY

By |February 18th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

You’ve no doubt heard about the ongoing opioid epidemic that is happening in our world right now. It’s hard to avoid as this drug crisis is covered regularly in newspapers and magazines, on news programs ...

  • addiction recovery apps

WHO RECOGNIZES GAMING ADDICTION AS MENTAL HEALTH CONDITION

By |February 12th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The World Health Organization (WHO) earlier this month classified gaming addiction as a mental health condition. The organization’s beta draft of the eleventh International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) characterizes gaming addiction “by a pattern of persistent ...