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Co-Occurring Disorders: What You Need to Know

People who actually have mental health disorders as well as substance abuse disorders or addiction are known to have co-occurring disorders. This can also be called dual diagnosis. These can be difficult to diagnose. Sometimes they can be blurred together, and...

The Five Most Addictive Substances

If you suffer from addiction, you should avoid any substance that is going to be addictive. However, some substances are more addictive than others. It’s good to know what the most addictive substances are. 1. Heroin It’s no shock that heroin is the...

Understanding Benzodiazepine Addiction

Benzodiazepine medications are legal. Doctors prescribe them every day. These are medications like Xanax and Valium that are typically prescribed for anxiety. While there are legitimate uses for the drug and they do help a large number of people, there are also people...

The Top 5 Ways to Stay Sober

So you’ve done the work. You’ve gone to a rehab for your alcoholism. You’ve worked through all of your addiction issues, and you’ve addressed anything that needs to be addressed with the help of addiction professionals like therapists and...