Mental Health

Young woman suffering from anxiety disorder

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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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?

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.

Young woman suffers from a mental disorder

Addiction Comorbidity, Explained

Addiction comorbidity is when someone suffers from addiction as well as a co-occurring disorder… and we’re taking a look at this concept in more detail.

Women and Addiction

About Women and Addiction The approach used to treating addiction is different for each individual. This same idea applies to the treatment approach used for men and women. Until the 1990’s the majority of addiction studies focused on men. It wasn’t until women were required to be added to the studies that significant differences were… View more

Tips for Maintaining Positivity in Addiction Recovery

Maintaining Positivity in Addiction Recovery While there is really no way to avoid negativity completely in life, you can make the commitment to focus on positivity instead. In addiction recovery, there will be extremely difficult days where you will struggle and won’t want to leave the comforts of your bed, these are the times where… View more

Making Sobriety Top Priority Following Election

Making Sobriety Top Priority Following Election As one of the most turbulent presidential elections in history comes to an end, countless Americans are finding themselves overwhelmed with anxiety, terror, panic, and anger. While some find themselves relieved that the dramatic election is finally over, there are millions of people struggling with the aftereffects of this… View more

Maintaining Sobriety Following the Election

Maintaining Sobriety Following the Election Millions of Americans are finding themselves overwhelmed with fear, stress, panic, and anger as one of the most turbulent presidential campaigns in history comes to a close. While some find themselves relieved that the dramatic election has finally reached its end, there are countless people struggling with the lingering effects… View more

Rapper Kid Cudi Checks into Rehab for Depression, Anxiety, and Suicidal Thoughts

Rapper Kid Cudi Checks into Rehab for Depression, Anxiety, and Suicidal Thoughts Rapper Scott “Kid Cudi” Mescudi checked into rehab last week for depression, anxiety, and suicidal urges. The hip-hop star shared the news in an emotional letter posted to his Facebook page, revealing “I am not at peace. I haven’t been since you’ve known… View more

What You Should Know About Dual Diagnosis and Addiction

What is dual diagnosis? Dual diagnosis treatment, also known as co-occurring disorders, is a method used for a patient diagnosed with both a mental disorder and an addiction. Nearly 8.9 million Americans are affected by co-occurring mental health disorders and substance use disorders. Dual diagnosis treatment was invented in the early 1990’s for people experiencing… View more