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What is Dual Diagnosis Treatment

What is Dual Diagnosis Treatment?

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What is Dual Diagnosis Treatment? Imagine how hard it is to live with a substance use disorder (SUD). Now think about how much harder that would be if you also had a mental illness! Just one or the other is bad enough, but having both disorders…
Alcoholism and Bipolar Disorder

Alcoholism and Bipolar Disorder

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Alcoholism and bipolar disorder are very common co-occurring disorders. When someone has both these disorders present then tend to have a more difficult time that if they had only one or the other disorder. Each disorder aggravates the other,…
why do alcoholics shake

Shaking Hands Sign of Alcoholism

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Alcoholism can sneak up on a person. You may be high functioning, able to sail through your days with no trouble. You might remain very social, never showing that you struggle with alcohol abuse. There will, though, come a day when this disease…
Chronic Alcoholism and Pneumonia

The Top 3 Excuses to Ignore Addiction

And why you can’t use them anymore Maybe you’ve taken the first step in combating addictive illness — recognizing there’s a problem. There’s nothing to be ashamed of when you realize you struggle with the disease of alcoholism,…
Chronic Alcoholism and Pneumonia

Why Alcoholism Runs in Families

And What You Can Do About It If you grew up in an alcoholic family, you may have promised yourself that once you got out, you’d never make the same mistakes as your parents. You may even have sworn never to put your kids through what you…
Chronic Alcoholism and Pneumonia

Chronic Alcoholism and Pneumonia

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It is well known that chronic heavy drinking will eventually wreak havoc on the body. Specifically, most people are aware that untreated alcoholism ultimately leads to serious liver disease and failure. Other known health risks associated with…