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Fixing The Stigmas Around Addiction

Various addictions are often accompanied by shame, guilt, and self-stigmatization. These feelings can be traced back to the public stigmatization, which perpetuates negative stereotypes regarding addiction. The majority of society thinks of addiction as a moral problem insinuating that individuals suffering from addiction choose to continue using drugs, unlike people with other chronic conditions who…

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Guide to Mental Health and Substance Abuse

Dual diagnosis treatment occurs when you display symptoms of mental health conditions, such as depression or anxiety, alongside a substance use disorder. When these disorders happen together, it is called a co-occurring disorder and can disrupt your productive life. Midwest Recovery Center reveals that rehab treatment is crucial because many individuals experiencing mental health conditions…

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The Connection Between Childhood Trauma and Addiction

One of the things that clients often learn in recovery at an addiction treatment center is the connection between childhood trauma and addiction. Trauma therapy focuses on tracing the traumatic event and the emergence of alcoholism in a person’s life. The treatment creates an awareness of this connection that the client may have been unaware…