mental health awareness month

Embracing Mental Health Awareness Month During Addiction Treatment

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and there’s no better time to embrace it than during addiction treatment. Substance use disorder is often viewed as simply a matter of drug or alcohol abuse, but it’s inherently tied to mental health. A trauma therapy program can help address the root causes of addiction. Nearly half of…

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What Drugs Are Classified as Opioids?

There are a lot of substances to which someone may be addicted. One of the most common examples includes opioids. Unfortunately, opioid addiction stemming from abuse or inadvertent misuse of prescription opioid drugs continues to be a major issue in society today. Opioids are supposed to be used to help people control short-term, acute, and…