Mental Health

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Addressing Lingering Guilt and Shame in Recovery

Carrying guilt associated with your past will undoubtedly put your sobriety in jeopardy. So how do you deal with lingering guilt in recovery?

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Was NXIVM Created to Feed Keith Raniere’s Sex Addiction?

Was NXIVM Created to Feed Keith Raniere’s Sex Addiction?Keith Raniere has made headlines recently with more details surrounding his sexual exploits coming to light. Speculation has come about as to whether he suffers from a legitimate sexual addiction, and while many would agree this is the case we seem to be looking at a more… View more

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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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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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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.

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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