Does My Attachment Style Make Me Prone to Addiction?

Attachment styles are central to the way humans perceive security in relationships. As an adult, you can gain clarity about why you feel and behave a certain way in a relationship by identifying the four major styles. This understanding can also help you determine whether you are at risk of developing a substance use disorder.…

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Best Insurances to Pay for Drug Rehab

Before you go through the admissions process at an addiction treatment facility, it’s best to determine if you can use your health insurance for drug rehab costs. Many insurance companies didn’t cover substance abuse treatment in the past. Most denied addiction treatment coverage based on whether substance use disorders or other co-occurring mental health conditions…

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Long-Term Effects of Meth

How many lives have been saved by meth addiction treatment centers? There have to be a lot. The long-term effects of meth use can be dangerous. A continuing meth addiction typically leads to health complications or a fatal overdose, too. And with meth cravings and various physical discomforts making meth withdrawal difficult to get through…

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How Can I Have a Sober Halloween This Season?

The month of October is best known for its spooky celebration of Halloween. Flocks of decorated children ring doorbells around the neighborhood to ask for candy. Adults dressed in terrifying or risque costumes pack into bars and parties to drink and dance the night away. This is also the month of the Sober October challenge,…

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Could Spirituality Improve Recovery?

Recovering from a drug or alcohol addiction can be a long but rewarding process. Depending on the individual and the nature of their addiction, the journey to Recovery can have many paths. Some choose therapy options like a 12-Step program that brings them closer to God or a higher being. Finding meaning in a greater…

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How Can I Manage Social Anxiety as a Professional?

Maybe you have a tendency to become really nervous before engaging in a meeting with new people. You’d prefer to have friends over in a familiar space than go somewhere you have never been. Perhaps awkwardness and discomfort fill you up and stops you from saying much around colleagues from another department. Your shyness can…

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World Mental Health Day

In 1992, the World Federation for Mental Health began observing the 10th of October as World Mental Health Day. In the years since it’s become one of the federation’s farthest-reaching and most impactful programs. World Mental Health Day was intended to bring more awareness and attention to mental illness and how it can affect the…

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Recognizing Signs of ADHD in Adults

ADHD is a well-known disorder these days, but it’s common for people to imagine children when they think of it. Male children indeed make up most ADHD diagnoses, but many experts say that it is underdiagnosed in young girls and adults. Adults can have ADHD or adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, but few are diagnosed with or…

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What Is A Halfway House?

A halfway house, also known as a sober living home, is a type of group home that helps people with addictions work through the process of reintegrating back into society. An effective halfway house serves as a transitional point between drug and alcohol treatment and healthy, productive life. Halfway houses are often private, for-profit entities.…

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