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Women and Alcoholism

While alcoholism has perhaps traditionally been considered a more prevalent problem among men, alcoholism is an equal opportunity disease. But women and alcoholism are, in many ways, much different than their male counterparts. Researchers across the spectrum of alcohol prevention, treatment, education, and outreach continue to study alcohol’s effects on women, whether different treatment protocols…

three generations of women wondering is alcoholism hereditary

Is Alcoholism Hereditary?

Alcoholism is a disease that doesn’t discriminate, meaning that anyone is prone to developing the condition during their lifetime. Alcoholism can also progress rapidly, especially if you are at a higher risk for developing addiction. Certain biological and environmental factors can increase your chances of suffering from alcoholism. But is alcoholism hereditary? Just because alcohol…

Schizophrenia Myths and Misconceptions

What happens when you or someone you love no longer lives in reality? From imagining enemies around every corner to experiencing confused thoughts that make normal life impossible, schizophrenia is a psychotic disorder that makes it hard to tell what’s real-and what’s not. Schizophrenia is a very complex illness that almost always requires ongoing mental…

Marijuana Addiction Treatment Center

If marijuana addiction has taken you down the wrong path, there is help at Promises Austin, a marijuana addiction treatment center. We offer substance abuse treatment in Austin Texas. Our treatment center provides detox, rehab, and aftercare programs to ensure that you fully recover from your addiction.  If you are ready to take the first…

Narcissistic Personality Disorder Treatment Program

People with narcissistic personalities are self-involved and consumed with their own lives. They focus on their own needs rather than the needs of others. Narcissistic personalities can be hard to be around. They leave narcissistic injuries in people close to them. Not everyone with narcissistic traits gets the diagnosis of narcissistic personality disorder (NPD). Many people go…

Men’s Mental Health Treatment Center

We help men recover from mental health disorders such as depression, anxiety, trauma and personality disorders. Our treatment center team includes psychiatrists and licensed therapists experienced in treating primary mental health issues that occur with or without substance abuse. We’ll help loosen the grip your mental health disorder has on your life. We treat issues…

Schizoid Personality Disorder Treatment Center

Schizoid personality disorder is a mental health condition in which a person has a lifelong pattern of social isolation. It’s also called eccentric personality disorder. Someone who suffers from schizoid personality disorder avoids others. This includes doctors and mental health professionals. People with schizoid personalities get used to living without emotional closeness. They don’t desire…