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Anxiety Disorder vs. Panic Disorder: What’s the Difference?

Are anxiety disorder and panic disorder the same thing or different? Find out in our anxiety disorder vs panic disorder breakdown.

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Halfway Homes vs. Sober Living vs. Transitional Living

Is there a difference between halfway homes, sober living homes, and transitional living homes? Or are they the same? Let’s find out…

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What is a Sober Companion?

Sober companions are becoming a common tool for sustaining one’s sobriety. But what is a sober companion? Does having a sober companion work?

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Anger Disorders & Substance Abuse: What You Should Know

A number of emotional disorders have been associated with addiction… But what about anger? Are anger disorders and addiction related?

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Does Sober Living Actually Work?

Sober living is a common follow-up to addiction treatment. But do sober living homes actually work? Are they necessary? Let’s find out…

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Will My Health Insurance Plan Cover a Sober Living Home?

Most health insurance providers cover addiction treatment, but what about sober living homes? Will my health insurance plan cover a sober living home?

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The Four Cs of Addiction, Explained

Addiction is a complex illness. However, the four Cs of addiction allows us to distill addiction to its most basic tenets. So let’s break them down.

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The Psychology of Addiction

Addiction is a brain disease that has many profound effects on the brain. To give you a better understanding, let’s break down the psychology of addiction.

Woman experiencing distress from a mental disorder

Which Mental Health Disorders Increase Vulnerability to Addiction?

There are many things that can lead to addiction, including mental disorders. So let’s look at the top mental health disorders that can lead to addiction.

Man suffering from addiction feels hopeless

Tolerance, Dependence, Addiction: Is There a Difference?

Tolerance. Chemical dependence. Addiction. These are common terms, but it’s not easy to know which is right in each situation. So let’s break them down.