Addiction is a complex disease that affects both the body and the mind. It not only alters brain chemistry but also takes a toll on an individual’s mental well-being. Many people turn to substances as a way to cope with underlying mental health issues or to self-medicate symptoms. However, substance abuse only exacerbates these disorders, […]
In the vast landscape of addiction and recovery, there is a critical and often overlooked factor that has a profound impact on the success of drug rehabilitation programs – mental health. Ohio, a state grappling with its fair share of substance abuse issues, is no exception. In this thought-provoking exploration, we dive into the intricate
Getting inpatient treatment at a psychiatric hospital can be vital to your recovery. It may feel overwhelming at first, but it can help you feel better. Inpatient mental health treatment is provided in a residential setting. This means that the center where you stay will have everything you need for: • Sleeping • Recreation •
Long term residential treatment centers are places you can get personalized care for both mental and behavioral health. Mostly, these centers address one or more of the following: • Substance abuse • Trauma and abuse • Depression and anxiety attacks • Criminal or violent behavior It may be visible that your child has one or
At least 45 percent of people who have an addiction disorder suffer from a co-occurring mental health condition, according to the National Survey of Drug Use and Health (NSDUH). Likewise, reports that appear in the Journal of the American Medical Association reveal that 50% of individuals suffering from acute mental health issues have addictive disorders.
Dual diagnosis treatment is recognized for being one of the most effective ways to deal with drug and alcohol addiction. While you may feel guilty about your use of drugs, the truth is that many people start out using them to deal with the symptoms of other underlying mental health conditions. The symptoms of mental