• 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 ...

How to Tell If Your Child Is Abusing Alcohol

By |April 2nd, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

For many teenagers and young adults, experimenting with marijuana and alcohol are actually the norm. However, there is a huge distinction between experimentation and abuse. Most teenagers will be peer pressured into trying a ...

Parental Alcohol Abuse Can Influence Teen Dating Violence

By |October 29th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Teasing and name-calling are not normal parts of a relationship, despite what teenagers may think. Such behaviors can become abusive and eventually escalate into more serious forms of violence. Teenage dating violence is a ...

The Role of Spiritual Growth in Addiction Treatment

By |September 27th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

At Immersion Recovery, we believe true healing from drugs or alcohol requires nothing less than a “total transformation” of the mind, body, spirit and soul. We all long to be part of something larger ...

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 ...

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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