CHAT WITH US
GET HELP NOW

Month: June 2020

a woman sits on the floor and stares out the window as she struggles with anxiety during a pandemic

Coping With Anxiety During COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has induced mounting anxiety in millions of people across the United States. With stocks steadily dropping, small businesses closing their doors for good, and mounting fatalities each day, it’s no wonder emotions are running high. Historically, economic downturns have triggered growing depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and suicides among those most impacted by …

Coping With Anxiety During COVID-19 Read More »

woman staring at meth bag exhibiting the long-term effects of meth and short-term effects of meth

Side Effects of Meth

Methamphetamine, or meth, stimulates your central nervous system. Whether it’s called crystal meth, meth, ice, blue, or any other street term, methamphetamine has powerful effects on your brain and body. It can cause short-term and long-term side effects. Meth can cause physical dependence and addiction. If you want to stop using meth, a men’s and …

Side Effects of Meth Read More »

intake specialist going over how much does rehab cost

How Much Does Rehab Cost?

How much does rehab cost? It’s variable, and it really depends on the type of program that you’re going to, as well as your insurance. An inpatient rehab center will naturally be more expensive than an outpatient rehab center, but the level of services involved matters, too. During the process of addiction rehab admissions, you …

How Much Does Rehab Cost? Read More »

a man and woman research what to do if you're quarantined with an alcoholic spouse

Steps To Take If You’re Quarantined With An Alcoholic Spouse

Today, over 39 states under some sort of stay-at-home order due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Many people are stuck at home with no respite. As we get used to the new normal, many are experiencing a horrific new normal quarantined with an alcoholic spouse. The only promises you can rely on are the promises you …

Steps To Take If You’re Quarantined With An Alcoholic Spouse Read More »

woman comforts man in kitchen surrounded by empty bottles while questioning if it's physical vs psychological dependence

The Difference Between Physical Vs Psychological Dependence

Did you know that differences exist between two types of dependence on drugs or alcohol? These two types are physical vs psychological dependence. One leads to ill symptoms of withdrawal, while the other centers on cravings and other complex effects. What are these differences and how do they affect the treatment you need for recovery? …

The Difference Between Physical Vs Psychological Dependence Read More »

prescription bottle spilling pills to display benzo withdrawal

Benzo Withdrawal

Benzodiazepines, or benzos, are central nervous system (CNS) depressants commonly abused by some patients who are prescribed the drug. Others develop dependence from misusing the prescription for recreational purposes. Clients who choose Promises Behavioral Health have access to various addiction treatment programs to assist with benzo withdrawal, detox, and recovery. Treatment is done inpatient or outpatient …

Benzo Withdrawal Read More »

woman sitting with her head in her hands struggling with different types of mental illness

Types of Mental Illness

With so many possible types of mental illness, knowing when you or someone you love suffer one of these conditions is difficult. You need a doctor’s help in determining your mental health status, particularly if you also suffer a dual diagnosis of addiction. Whether you suffer one of the many types of mental illness or …

Types of Mental Illness Read More »

a young man sits at a kitchen counter as his parents fight in the background and thinks about teen depression rates among children of divorce

Teen Depression Rates Among Children of Divorce

Divorce is a common occurrence in our culture and with it comes a great deal of upheaval for families. Children are the most vulnerable, and as they grow, their chances of becoming depressed increase. In fact, studies show that teen depression rates among children of divorce have a sharp increase, as compared to teens whose …

Teen Depression Rates Among Children of Divorce Read More »

a man looks at a burger and an apple and wonders if he needs eating disorder treatment

Treatment for Eating Disorders Part 1 – The Initial Steps

Eating disorders are some of the most frequently diagnosed mental health conditions.  Although many people associate them with adolescent and young adult females, they actually impact a much greater demographic.  Eating disorder therapists and treatment facilities see a wide range of individuals, including males of various ages and backgrounds, middle-aged women, athletes, and even children. …

Treatment for Eating Disorders Part 1 – The Initial Steps Read More »

Need More Work-Life Balance In Recovery? Try These Tips

Whether you’re fresh out of rehab or actively working your recovery plan, there will come a time when things seem to go out of whack and you find yourself spinning your wheels. With so much on your plate and only so many hours in the day, it’s easy to get off-kilter and become discouraged that …

Need More Work-Life Balance In Recovery? Try These Tips Read More »

Scroll to Top