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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 …

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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? …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Anxiety Statistics on College Campuses: What You Need to Know

In recent years, anxiety has replaced depression as the No. 1 mental health concern for college students. Anxiety statistics tell a tale of anxiety symptoms run rampant on campus, as students must deal with academic pressures and life challenges that are stretching them to the breaking point. If your child is currently in college or …

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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. …

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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 …

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Happy Just to Be Here, Or Is There More to Life in Recovery?

  Entering recovery is both an exciting and scary experience. That is, it can be that way for many people – sometimes even at the same time. Most newly-sober individuals would probably admit to being relieved and/or grateful to be away from addiction. However, that doesn’t mean they always relish the prospect of this totally …

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Is Adderall the New Xanax? Why So Much Buzz About Adderall?

Eighty-eight percent of the world’s legal amphetamine supply is produced in US, and over-worked college students, celebrities, and sports stars seem to be taking to the drug with increasing regularity. It doesn’t seem like too long ago that Xanax was the nation’s drug of choice, but it looks like a new prescription drug has entered …

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