What Are Common Signs of Mental Illness in Addiction?
Addressing mental health concerns is an important part of addiction treatment. Lisa Westerson, Assistant Clinical Director at Mountainside treatment center, shares common signs of mental illness and what you should do if you recognize these signs.
What are Benzodiazepines?
Over 50 million prescriptions for benzodiazepines are written yearly in the United States. Although intended to treat anxiety and depression, benzodiazepines are commonly abused alongside alcohol and other illicit drugs.
An Introvert's Guide to Small Talk
Introverts are often misunderstood. They may come off as anti-social, bored, distant, unenthusiastic, or rude. But the truth is that they are simply shy.
Benzos: America’s New Drug Epidemic
Many underestimate the dangers of benzodiazepines such as Xanax. Learn how these prescription drugs contribute to addiction and the rising number of overdoses.
What Are Co-occurring Disorders?
Almost 40% of individuals suffering from alcohol or drug addiction struggle with other mental health disorders as well. Learn more in this short video.
The Stress Loop
For those in recovery, stress can build easily. Use these suggestions for managing The Stress Loop so you can lead the sober and healthy life you deserve.
How to Wake Up Like a Champ
If the first thing you have to do in the morning is convince yourself that the day isn’t going to suck, or if you have to take an antacid to soothe your stomach, then you may be experiencing anxiety or depression.