Category: <span>Co-occurring Disorders</span>

Alcohol and Benadryl
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Alcohol and Benadryl

What is Benadryl?  Benadryl, the brand name for diphenhydramine, is an over-the-counter antihistamine. It can help relieve the most common allergy symptoms, including itchy and watery eyes, itchy sinuses, runny noses, coughs, and sneezing.  It works by blocking your body’s response to common allergens. This reduces or eliminates many of the symptoms above, as well...

Are There Detox Centers in California near Me? A Guide to Finding Your Fit
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Are There Detox Centers in California near Me? A Guide to Finding Your Fit

By the year 2017, nearly 19.7 million American adults were battling with substance abuse disorder. Many of those adults had to face a traumatic series of events that left them wondering “where are there detox centers near me that can help?”. The important thing here is that being able to look for help is one of the...

Strange Addictions: Did You Know These Could Be Addictive?
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Strange Addictions: Did You Know These Could Be Addictive?

Over 20 million Americans are addicted to drugs and alcohol. We’re all familiar with the challenges of those particular addictions.  And yet, there are dozens of other types of addiction which largely go unnoticed. You may say that you’re a “chocoholic” as a joke, but these are strange but serious addictions.  Read on as we reveal...

7 Signs it’s Time You Checked in to Los Angeles Drug and Alcohol Rehab
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7 Signs it’s Time You Checked in to Los Angeles Drug and Alcohol Rehab

There are around 2.1 million drug-abuse related emergency room visits every year in the US. Roughly 1 in 10 Americans aged 12 or over struggle with an alcohol or drug issue. That’s 23.5 million people. That same source states that only 11% of them receive treatment. Statistics like these indicate two things: There is a significant problem with drugs...

7 Tips for Treatment for Co-Occurring Disorders
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7 Tips for Treatment for Co-Occurring Disorders

Mental illness and substance abuse are both rampant in the US. It’s said that 17.5 million people suffer from a mental illness. 4 million of those individuals have a comorbid dependency on drugs or alcohol. Both mental illness and substance abuse have a significant negative impact at personal and societal levels in their own right. Together, that...

Stages of Addiction: How to Know When You’re on a Slippery Slope
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Stages of Addiction: How to Know When You’re on a Slippery Slope

When does using drugs and alcohol turn to a habit that you cannot break? For many people, it can be difficult to identify the warning signs of addiction. This is a reason only 10% of Americans suffering from addiction will get the treatment they need.  The disease creates unawareness or denial of the addiction taking place. Yet, there...

Understanding Dual Diagnosis: How to Plan Your Treatment Path
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Understanding Dual Diagnosis: How to Plan Your Treatment Path

There are approximately 21 million people living in the United States with a substance abuse problem. 8 million of them also have a mental health issue. This is known as a co-occurring disorder or dual diagnosis.  How are the two disorders connected and how does it affect treatment options? Here are some answers.  Which Came First The...

7 Tips for Choosing an LA Inpatient Drug Rehab Center
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7 Tips for Choosing an LA Inpatient Drug Rehab Center

Are you or a loved one suffering with the effects of drug addiction? It’s not easy. Trying to get clean and sober alone is nearly impossible. Fortunately, you don’t have to go it alone. An inpatient drug rehab is your best option for arresting the disease of addiction and finally moving forward in your life....

Is Addiction a Form of Self-Harm?
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Is Addiction a Form of Self-Harm?

March is Self-Injury Awareness Month, and we think there’s no better time to start the conversation and end the stigma surrounding this major issue facing individuals from all walks of life. As of the year 2016, the statistics surrounding self-harm or self-injury were staggering. Self-Harm and Self-Injury Statistics: Each year, 1 in 5 females and...

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