What are co-occurring disorders?

What are Co-Occurring Disorders?

There was a time when drug or alcohol addiction treatment was separate from mental illness treatment. Therefore, a person with an addiction and co-occurring mental disorder received treatment at different facilities. No consideration was given for treating co-occurring disorders. This approach left many people suffering from serious psychiatric conditions without proper care for substance abuse.…

Specifically, How Much Does Rehab Cost?

How Much Does Rehab Cost?

Determining how much does rehab cost for a drug or alcohol addiction depends on the services someone needs. Some may choose to avoid getting help because of perceived high prices. Yet, the cost of not pursuing treatment is greater in terms of health and social costs. Getting help as soon as possible can help a…

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What Are Your Triggers?

So, this came in the mail today…. I am not a pill addict, nor have I ever been….  However, this marketing campaign from a local pharmacy was a trigger for me!  A trigger for my addictive thinking… It is like there is some switch in my brain is that activated when I see something that…