family program expectations

What to Expect in a Family Program

For many families, a loved one entering recovery can cause great stress and upheaval. Relationships can become stressed, and the family can get pulled apart, causing a difficult home life that is not conducive to sobriety. Family members often have many questions about how to best support their loved one without enabling a return to…

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5 Benefits of Anxiety Treatment

Professional anxiety treatment is an excellent option for people with anxiety disorders. A number of benefits of anxiety treatment exist for those who take advantage of formal treatment, which often includes therapy, counseling, life skills development, and sometimes medication. Some people believe that anxiety treatment is not worth the cost of effort. But doing nothing…

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Bipolar and Drug Use: Everything You Need to Know

Addiction and mental health disorders commonly exist together. There is a profound interplay between substance abuse and mental health issues. One common pairing is bipolar disorder and drug use. Having bipolar disorder does not guarantee that someone will struggle with substance abuse, nor is the inverse necessarily true. Yet a correlation between bipolar and drug…