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  • Does Alcohol Cause Anxiety

    Does Alcohol Cause Anxiety

    There are a lot of people who deal with anxiety and stress by consuming alcohol. The question is can alcohol cause anxiety? It sure can. If you already have anxiety, alcohol consumption can worsen it. If you aren’t feeling anxious yet, when you drink, you are likely to feel shaky, nervous and anxious.  If you …

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  • Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence

    Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence

    It can be easy to recognize how damaging substance abuse is to those who use alcohol and/or drugs. However, it is important to discuss the fact that substance abuse doesn’t only affect the addict or alcoholic. It affects their loved ones, too. Research and studies show there is a link between substance abuse and domestic …

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  • OCD and Addiction

    OCD and Addiction

    Everyone is going to have worries or excessive thoughts at some point in their life. For example, you might worry that you are going to get in a car accident on a rainy day or feel uncomfortable when your loved one is away on a vacation. As long as these aren’t severe and/or they do …

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  • Addiction and PTSD

    Addiction and PTSD

    Unfortunately, there are millions of people who struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder, also known as PTSD. Generally, this condition happens after someone experiences or witnesses something traumatic. Many people who have addiction and PTSD are veterans. However, this disorder is found in many others, too.  Oftentimes, since post-traumatic stress disorder is so difficult to deal …

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  • Can Bipolar Disorder Go Away?

    Can Bipolar Disorder Go Away?

    Can Bipolar Disorder Go Away When someone receive a bipolar disorder diagnosis, they often wonder if they can ever be cured from this disorder. The truth is that bipolar disorder generally isn’t going to disappear completely. If you have this disorder, you will likely need treatment for the rest of your life. However, that doesn’t …

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  • Depression and Addiction

    Depression and Addiction

    Depression and Addiction Depression and addiction usually work together in cycles. One may even make the other worse or cause the other. If you are struggling with depression, there is an increased risk that you will develop an addiction to drugs or alcohol and vice versa. It really is a dangerous, vicious cycle.  If you …

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  • Can Someone With ADHD Get Addicted To Adderall How to Create a Relapse Prevention Plan

    Can Someone With ADHD Get Addicted To Adderall How to Create a Relapse Prevention Plan

    ADHD, or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, is a mental health disorder that is mainly defined due to its symptoms.

  • How to Create a Relapse Prevention Plan

    How to Create a Relapse Prevention Plan

    In order to help people to stay in recovery for longer periods, it is helpful to identify and reduce the risks associated with relapse overall.

  • Alcohol & Depression

    Alcohol & Depression

    If you are struggling with depression, you may turn to alcohol to cope.

  • What Is A Medication-Assisted Treatment For Drug Addiction?

    What Is A Medication-Assisted Treatment For Drug Addiction?

    Medication-assisted treatment is a common type of treatment to help people overcome drug addiction.

  • The Molly Misconception: Is Molly Dangerous?

    The Molly Misconception: Is Molly Dangerous?

    We do this so that we can provide the absolute best addiction treatment in Nashville TN and GA.

  • Ways to Pay for Rehab in Tennessee

    Ways to Pay for Rehab in Tennessee

    Addiction is a terrible disease that affects millions of Americans and many more around the world every year.

  • Romanticizing Drug Use In Film and TV Is Dangerous

    Romanticizing Drug Use In Film and TV Is Dangerous

    Apart from traditional advertising, TV programs and movies show substance abuse in a way that is positive, many people will assume that because it’s not seen as an advertisement it means that it’s less worthy of criticism.

  • Signs Of Denial During Addiction

    Signs Of Denial During Addiction

    Denial plays a pivotal role in addiction, and it’s indicative of why addicts continue to cling onto their drug

  • Is The Disease Of Addiction Hereditary?

    Is The Disease Of Addiction Hereditary?

    We are all familiar with addiction, but it’s not always easy to discern where the disease comes from. Is it induced by stress?

  • Exercising In Addiction Recovery

    Exercising In Addiction Recovery

    Addiction changes your body chemistry, leaving a significant impact on the mind and body.

  • How To Socialize Without Drinking

    How To Socialize Without Drinking

    If you are in the midst of a recovery program to curb your addiction, reorienting in your social life amongst family and friends can feel like you’re walking a tight rope.

  • Why You Shouldn’t Detox From Alcohol On Your Own

    Why You Shouldn’t Detox From Alcohol On Your Own

    There are many dangerous substances that addicts will consume.

  • What Is Dual Diagnosis Treatment?

    What Is Dual Diagnosis Treatment?

    When someone is impacted by a substance use disorder, it can often be accompanied by a mental health disorder (think bipolar, chronic anxiety, depression, etc).

  • What Are The Symptoms Of Cocaine Addiction?

    What Are The Symptoms Of Cocaine Addiction?

    Cocaine is a tropane alkaloid and stimulant drug that derives from the leaves of two coca species that are native to South America.

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