Addiction

Warning Signs of Addiction

2022-11-24T21:12:49-05:00November 11th, 2022|

Recognizing the signs and symptoms of substance use disorder is the first step to getting help for yourself or a loved one. Substance abuse and addiction go hand-in-hand. Alcohol and drug addiction is a disease [...]

Gender Differences in Substance Abuse

2022-10-25T13:33:37-04:00September 23rd, 2022|

Until around the 1990s, research into addiction mainly centered on men. As such, our understanding of addiction in gender differences addiction treatment has been limited until recently. In terms of substance use disorder, women [...]

Addiction and Personality Disorders

2022-10-25T13:31:37-04:00September 9th, 2022|

If you live near Austin, Texas, and you’re worried that you might have a substance use disorder and have been diagnosed with (or think you may have) a personality disorder, you’ve come to the [...]

How Addiction Affects your Mental Health

2022-10-25T13:38:25-04:00August 10th, 2022|

Mental health is unique to each individual and must be treated as such. No two people are exactly alike, so no single approach will work for everyone struggling with addiction and mental health issues.  [...]

How To Talk About Your Mental Health

2022-07-22T11:01:19-04:00July 3rd, 2022|

Although mental health is just as important as physical health, many people shy away from conversations about their emotions. As a result, there's a certain stigma around mental health that can discourage people with [...]

Can Addiction Cause Bipolar Disorder?

2022-02-17T16:35:41-05:00January 28th, 2022|

Having a co-occurring mental health disorder alongside addiction has its own set of unique challenges. Many often wonder if addiction can cause mental illness or vice versa, but the truth is that they both feed [...]

Schizophrenia and Addiction

2022-02-17T16:35:39-05:00January 6th, 2022|

Co-occurring disorders, such as addiction and mental health disorders, are often treated simultaneously at numerous treatment facilities across the United States. Common mental health disorders treated at these facilities include depression, anxiety, PTSD, bipolar disorder, [...]

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