Category Archives: Mental Health

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  • Risk Factors for Alcoholism
    June 28, 2022
    Alcohol use disorder (AUD)—commonly referred to as “alcoholism”—is a type of substance use disorder (SUD) that involves the uncontrollable consumption of alcohol.  Individuals who suffer from alcoholism may not be able to stop themselves from drinking too much, and often have physical or mental dependence on alcohol. This makes...
  • Macrodosing vs Microdosing
    June 9, 2022
    When does microdosing turn into macrodosing and what are the differences? We will identify when a “trip” turns into a routine.
  • When You Feel Like Giving Up
    March 10, 2022
    There are many reasons why a person may begin feeling hopeless or that they’ve lost their passion for life. Often these feelings are the result of several factors together.  However they develop, feelings of hopelessness do not have to be a permanent state. With the right support and information,...
  • 12 Ways to Best Provide Alcohol Abuse Solutions
    February 8, 2022
    Addiction treatment professionals approach alcoholism in mostly the same way they would try to treat any other form of chemical dependency. However, there are a few techniques and approaches that are unique to the alcohol abuse treatment process. Concentrated up-front treatment as well as long-term support to prevent relapse...
  • Drug Induced Psychosis
    January 20, 2022
    Drug induced psychosis–also known as substance induced psychotic disorder–refers to an episode of hallucinations and/or delusions experienced as a result of a substance. This condition can result from the use, misuse, or stop-use of a certain drug. People most often experience drug induced psychosis due to: having too much...
  • Adderall Overdose
    January 18, 2022
    Adderall is a prescription drug doctors often use to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and severe sleep disorders (such as narcolepsy). In its prescriptive form, Adderall can help those suffering from ADHD to minimize the severity of their symptoms. However, Adderall has a potential for addiction, and misuse...
  • How to Stop Feeling Disconnected
    December 10, 2021
    Mental illness can impact anyone, and sometimes it can be difficult to know when or if help is necessary. Depression, grief, and tragedy can be pervasive in everyday life, and suffering from any kind of mental illness can eventually worsen into a severe problem. What Does “Feeling Disconnected” Mean?...
  • Buspirone vs Xanax
    November 22, 2021
    Though they share similar medical applications, in a side-by-side comparison of buspirone vs Xanax, each has a clear advantage over the other for particular patients. Ease of access makes some medications dangerous for patients who struggle with substance abuse. Additionally, the “desirable” side effects of benzos often lead people...
  • Surprising Facts About Substance Abuse and Anxiety Symptoms in Men
    October 28, 2021
    It is commonly believed that women suffer from anxiety disorders more than men, but the statistics can actually be misleading. In fact, men suffer from anxiety and depression as frequently as women. However, men aren’t diagnosed and treated for these mental illnesses as often as women are. This puts...
  • What Is A Functional Alcoholic?
    October 8, 2021
    The terms “high-functioning” or “functional alcoholic” describe individuals who suffer from an alcohol use disorder (AUD), but do not exhibit many of the common life-disrupting effects associated with alcohol abuse. An alcohol use disorder is a treatable chronic medical disorder that causes long-term changes in the brain that impair...