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What to Expect in Intensive OCD Treatment

Addiction and substance abuse disorders often go hand-in-hand with other co-occurring mental health issues, such as obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Alternatively, children and teens with untreated OCD symptoms may later develop an addiction to alcohol or drugs as a harmful coping mechanism. For such patients, their addiction therapy program must include intensive OCD treatment for better…

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How to Handle Depression After Quitting Drinking

When you quit drinking, you may experience sudden changes in emotions and even depression as your body adjusts to sobriety. However, depression after quitting drinking is only temporary. You shouldn’t let depression alter your pursuit of peace and contentment in early recovery. After all, enjoying your life sober is how your brain adapts to normal…

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Connection Between Mental Health and Addiction

Your mental health is an essential component of your overall health. Whether you or someone you love has struggled with mental health or addiction, it’s important to recognize that these two issues could be tied together. For some people, substance abuse impacts their mental health. For others, their mental health causes substance abuse as a…

depression and substance abuse

Depression And Substance Abuse

The link between depression and substance abuse is well documented. Actually, people with mental health disorders often times have a substance use disorder as well and vice versa. The connection between the two conditions is strong making it difficult to determine what causes what. In either case, depression and substance abuse treatment at Memphis Recovery…

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Schizophrenia vs Psychosis: What’s the Difference?

Many people that suffer from alcohol and drug addiction find that they have co-existing conditions requiring treatment. For example, addiction and mental illness commonly occur together. The following information will talk specifically about schizophrenia. It will also help you determine the differences between schizophrenia vs psychosis. Schizophrenia vs Psychosis: Deciphering the Difference Learning the differences…