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  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Solutions

The Truth About Ptsd and Alcoholism

By |June 5th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Post-traumatic stress disorder is a psychiatric disorder that is typically caused by a severe traumatic experience, or a set of traumatic experiences. The American Psychiatric Association reports that PTSD affects over 3.5 percent of ...

  • Dual Diagnosis Kind Compassionate Care

What is Dual Diagnosis Addiction Treatment?

By |May 21st, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Up until the 1990s, individuals who were struggling with an addictive disorder and a mental health disorder were treated for each individual issue in two separate facilities. Mental health concerns were typically addressed in ...

  • Anxiety and Addiction Dual Diagnosis

Does Anxiety Cause Addiction?

By |May 1st, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Addiction and mental health go hand in hand. In many cases, co-occurring disorders present a “chicken or egg” type of situation, and it can be difficult to pinpoint which came first. It is very ...

  • Long Term Effects of Alcohol Abuse

What are the Long Term Effects of Alcohol Abuse?

By |April 16th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Alcohol is by far the most widely accepted and frequently used chemical substance in the world. For many, drinking is a part of day-to-day life - having a glass of wine at the end ...

Using Neuroscience to Battle Teen Addiction

By |September 13th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

If you’re a parent wondering how to discuss the dangers of substance abuse with your teen, it’s important to remember their brain is still developing. The brain is the last part of the human ...

Why The 12-Step Program Works

By |September 1st, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

At Immersion Recovery Center, we believe addiction is a disease of the mind, body and spirit, and the book of Alcoholics Anonymous provides the most well-rounded approach to addressing these three components. The 12-step ...

10 Signs You Aren’t Getting Enough Sleep (And How to Fix It)

By |August 20th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Self-care is essential to living a balanced life, and it’s especially important during recovery. Eating well, being active and practicing mindfulness are incredibly helpful in staying sober. But it’s all meaningless if you’re running on ...

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