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10 Ways to Fight Seasonal Affective Disorder & Drug Addiction

This time of year can be very difficult, especially for those who suffer from addiction, as holidays and moments of celebration are often considered to
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Can Brain Imaging Help Beat Drug Addiction?

The word addiction itself comes from the latin phrase meaning “enslaved to” or “bound by”. Addiction is a disease of the brain that is characterized
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Addiction Recovery in The Music Industry

With each year that passes, it seems like another talented musician falls victim to addiction and other forms of mental illness. For some people that
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Mental Illness In Young Adults

If you are a young adult, there is a good chance you are getting ready to start or have just started the fall semester. You
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Join The Voices of Addiction Recovery

If you are working a program of addiction recovery, you have a lot to be proud about. You have, even those of you new to
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Addiction and Mental Illness Help for the Homeless

There is no telling where substance use and co-occurring mental health disorders will take you. In most cases, nowhere that would be considered ideal. People
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Self-Medicating Toward Addiction

Regarding mental illness, when it rains it pours. At least that is often the reality in the field of addiction medicine. To be clear, addiction
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Depression Advocate Michael Phelps

At the end of last month and at the beginning of June, we focused heavily on post-traumatic stress disorder. Which makes sense. Considering the passing
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PTSD Awareness Month: Encouraging Treatment

In the last weeks of May, we covered what we believe to be some very important topics. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), co-occurring mental health disorders
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Treating Soldiers With PTSD and Addiction

It is a well known fact that experiencing trauma can have a serious impact on the course of one’s life. A severe accident, or the
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