Author Archives: jw

  • Mental Health, Addiction, and Suicide
    Thursday, July 9th, 2020

    Mental Health, Addiction, and Suicide

    Mental health and substance abuse are highly interrelated conditions. When they manifest together in the same patient,  they can create a much higher risk of suicide. Almost half of...
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  • Types of Therapy Used in Treatment
    Thursday, July 9th, 2020

    Types of Therapy Used in Treatment

    There are a number of different schools of therapy and two major modes of therapy. Space limitations prevent mentioning every specific type of therapy, but there are several different...
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  • Treatment for Depression and Alcohol Abuse
    Thursday, July 9th, 2020

    Treatment for Depression and Alcohol Abuse

    Treatment for depression often involves some kind of antidepressant medication. These medications can help to modify a person’s brain chemistry in order to stabilize moods. Antidepressants are generally not...
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  • Comprehensive Therapy
    Thursday, July 9th, 2020

    Comprehensive Therapy

    Other components of treatment involve psychological and social therapies that help the person being treated to understand and manage contributing factors to the addiction. This can be especially helpful...
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  • Mental Health and Substance Abuse
    Thursday, July 9th, 2020

    Mental Health and Substance Abuse

    There are correlations between mental health and addiction, however, it is important to know one does not directly cause the other. There is a link between the two because...
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  • Orange County Methadone clinics
    Wednesday, July 8th, 2020

    Orange County Methadone clinics

    Orange county Methadone clinics are another type of drug treatment program available for Atlanta residents. There are public and private methadone clinics in Atlanta for the treatment of substance...
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  • How Long Does it Take to Get Sober
    Wednesday, July 1st, 2020

    How Long Does it Take to Get Sober

    People who start drinking seldom do so with the express purpose of becoming an alcoholic. Often, what begins as occasional binge drinking turns into a dangerous habit over time....
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