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dual diagnosis
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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26
Nov

12-Step Principles for Dual-Diagnosis

The 12-step program is a faith-based recovery program typically offered to patients with co-occurring mental health and addiction problems. Although the program stresses spirituality, you do not need to believe in a higher power to participate. This program allows for self-growth, and members are encouraged to practice the 12-step principles during their time in a...
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21
Nov

What Are Your Behavioral Health Service Options?

Colloquially, behavioral health is just another way of referring to mental health. Many mental health professionals prefer using this term, though, because it talks about mental health issues in a more inclusive way. Behavioral health stresses a more holistic view of mental illness and addiction. A doctor who focuses on behavioral health will most likely...
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13
Nov

The Best Group Therapy Activities For Mental Health

Dealing with mental health issues can often feel like an isolating task. Many patients worry that they will have to face the challenge alone. But with group therapy activities, patients can find a sense of belonging in the journey toward recovery. This article will outline some of the best group therapy activities they can participate...
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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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