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Cocaine Psychosis & Paranoia: Identify the Symptoms

Cocaine is a central nervous system stimulant drug that is processed from the leaves of the coca plant that grows in Central and South America. While most readers may identify cocaine...

Fixing Stimulant Psychosis: What Should You Do?

Psychosis is a term applied to a specific group of symptoms that indicate a person has lost contact with the real world. It is not a diagnosis in itself. Numerous different...

5 Tips for Managing Stress and Anxiety in Recovery

Stress and anxiety in any form are two big triggers for relapse among people living a sober life after active addiction. Though the sources of that stress may vary, it...

Stress and Addiction

Stress does more than make you feel bad. It is a known risk factor for addiction. Stress refers to the processes around how we perceive, judge, or respond to a...

Managing Stress during Recovery

Stress, substance abuse, and addiction all are complexly intertwined. The Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences publishes information on the ways in which stress can be a predictor for, and...

Bulimia and Substance Abuse

Bulimia is a form of mental illness classified under the category of eating disorders that presents with strong body dysmorphia and a compulsive desire to lose weight. The most common sign of...

Resources to Help Support Your Loved One with Co-occurring Disorders

Helping someone you care about to overcome a substance use disorder or manage the symptoms related to a mental health disorder is challenging enough – to attempt to help someone...

The Connection between Anorexia and Substance Abuse

Anorexia is a mental health disorder, of which there are two types. The first is the most prevalent type that most people think of, in which sufferers starve themselves of...

Help for Those Suffering from PTSD and Substance Abuse

What Is PTSD? PTSD, or post-traumatic stress disorder, is a disorder that may develop after people have been the victim of physical harm or experienced the threat of physical harm....

Schizophrenia and Addiction

Schizophrenia is a disabling, and often severe, mental illnesses, and it’s also one of the most widely misunderstood diseases. Schizophrenia is a mental health disorder characterized by impairment in thought...

Bipolar Disorder and Addiction

Bipolar disorder is a mental health disorder that causes unusual and dramatic shifts in mood. Also known as manic depression, this disorder causes changes in mood that are much more...

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