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co-occurring disorders
11
Dec

Mental Health Statistics: Mental Illness in 2020

The end of 2020 is right around the corner, which means that we have a better understanding of this year’s mental health statistics. And that’s important, because 2020 brought a lot of new challenges that many of us were unsure how to face. New mental health statistics from 2020 show that more and more people...
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23
Oct

Alcohol Detox at Home: Is It Safe?

When you decide that you want to quit your alcohol addiction, your first thought may be that you’ll detox from alcohol at home. After all, it’s normal to want to stop drinking without wanting to enroll in an alcohol rehab. But does that mean that alcohol detox at home is safe, or even an effective...
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02
Jul

What Is Dual Diagnosis? How It Supports Recovery

It isn’t uncommon for people to be treated for drug addiction or a mental health disorder, but what is dual diagnosis, and what makes its approach different from traditional forms of treatment? In the not too distant past, it was common for recovery specialists to focus on one area of recovery. Some programs were geared...
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07
Feb

Alcohol and Depression: What’s the Connection?

The link between dependency on alcohol and depression is undeniable. Statistics indicate that anywhere between 30-50 percent of people with alcohol dependency also suffer from depression. Likewise, about one third of people with major depression also have a co-occurring substance use disorder. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 9.2 million U.S....
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25
Jan

The Hidden Signs of Prescription Drug Abuse

The presence of addiction can be deceptively subtle. This is especially true in the signs of prescription drug abuse. If you suspect that you or a loved one are suffering from a substance use disorder, please view this page to learn more about the common symptoms in this type of addiction. Symptoms and Signs of...
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17
Oct

Finding the Best Mental Health Hospitals in Louisiana

While mental illness is incredibly common, quality mental health hospitals are not as prevalent. Sadly, Louisiana is no exception, and not all mental health programs are created equal. But how do you separate the less-than-great facilities from the best mental health hospitals in Louisiana? That’s what we’re here for. We’ll walk you through the programs...
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