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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 the causes. In either case, depression and substance abuse treatment at Memphis Recovery Centers will…

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How Dual Diagnosis Therapy Can Help Your Trauma

About half of all people with substance problems are also affected by other significant mental health issues. Experts refer to these severe, simultaneous conditions as dual diagnoses. Substance and mental health problems can occur together for a number of reasons. One common reason is exposure to some kind of significant traumatic experience. If you have…

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Could Past Trauma Lead to Addiction?

Traumatic events can affect your life in a number of ways. Most people only experience short-term effects. However, lingering effects are also possible. If this happens, you may find yourself dealing with some serious, long-term problems. Potential issues include the onset of a mental health condition like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). They also have significantly…

How Long Does Heroin Withdrawal Last

How Long Does Heroin Withdrawal Last?

Opioids continuously gain news coverage due to the rapid increase of heroin abuse across the country. Once you stop using opioids like prescription painkillers and heroin, you suffer intense heroin withdrawal effects. Heroin withdrawal has long been a subject of films and television programs, just as the epidemic is part of our evening news. While…

3 Dangerous Effects of Adderall Addiction

3 Dangerous Effects of Adderall Addiction

Adderall is a prescription drug, but that doesn’t mean it’s harmless. As a stimulant drug, Adderall can increase focus, alertness, and productivity. However, it can also lead to serious health problems as well as drug addiction. Although Adderall withdrawal symptoms might be challenging, they are crucial in the detox and recovery process. At Memphis Recovery…

3 Tips for Having a Sober Holiday Dinner

3 Tips for Having a Sober Holiday Dinner

Sober living is a crucial goal for anyone who has gone through drug or alcohol treatment. However, if you’ve completed an addiction treatment program, you may not find it easy to meet this goal. For many people in recovery, the most significant risks to lasting sobriety occur during the holidays. Still, by taking certain steps,…

Heroin Withdrawal Symptoms

Heroin Withdrawal Symptoms

Heroin is one of the world’s most well-known and most addictive drugs. It belongs to a large class of drugs and medications known as opioids. If you’re addicted to heroin, recovery typically begins with a period of detox and withdrawal. There are a number of common heroin withdrawal symptoms. Some of these symptoms appear early…

How Effective Is Inpatient Drug Treatment

How Effective Is Inpatient Drug Treatment?

Inpatient drug treatment programs are a mainstay of addiction recovery. These programs provide a higher level of care than outpatient programs. They also help ensure that you recover in a supportive environment. But exactly how effective is inpatient drug treatment? The truth is that inpatient drug treatment may be the right level of care for…