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Anxiety and Addiction 

If you or someone you love is struggling with a co-occurring anxiety and substance use disorder, you’re not alone. For one, anxiety disorders are the most common mental health disorders

Meth Use Linked to Rising Rates of Syphilis

There’s been a recent spike in syphilis cases in the U.S. – rates more than doubled between 2013 and 2017 – and, according to a new study, methamphetamine, heroin and

PTSD and Heart Disease

February is Heart Month and so it’s fitting to talk about the link between PTSD and heart disease. While heart disease is common in U.S. veterans with post-traumatic stress-disorder (PTSD),

5 Most Addictive Substances Around the World

A recent article on CNN.com brought up an interesting question: What are the most addictive substances? Of course, the answer is far from simple and varies according to the points of view

Recovery On New Year’s Eve

Men and women in their first year of recovery face an obstacle soon—New Year’s Eve. While all essential holidays can’t present issues for people with varying lengths of time, NYE

Understanding the Differences Between CBT and DBT

If you or someone you love begins treatment for a substance use disorder, you’ll likely experience psychotherapy. Also known as talk therapy, psychotherapy plays a key role in helping to

Signs of Marijuana Addiction

Despite the growing legalization of both recreational and medicinal marijuana, the dangers of the drug still exist. This is especially true since marijuana has become much more potent over the

Cannabis Use Research Reveals New Insights

On November 6, 2012, the State of Colorado became the first state to pass cannabis legalization legislation, along with the State of Washington, successfully. Colorado Amendment 64, enacted as Article

Meth and Opioid Use on Rise Among Pregnant Women

Unfortunately, substance abuse among American pregnant women is increasing – and this includes a rise in meth and opioid use, according to a new study. Women living in rural American,

Being Grateful This Holiday Season 

The holidays are officially here – and adopting an attitude of gratitude can help you better cope with the upcoming season. Plus, being grateful will ensure you safeguard your recovery