substance abuse evaluation

What is Substance Abuse Evaluation?

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When You Notice Signs of a Substance Use Problem it is Best to be Assessed and Treated as Early as You Can. If your substance use has begun to get away from you it is likely time to get a read on it. An addiction expert can walk you through…
mental health and disability

Mental Health and Disability Discrimination

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“Abled does not mean enabled. Disabled does not mean less abled.” ― Khang Kijarro Nguyen In the U.S., the law requires that any employer provides a reasonable level of accommodation to a job applicant or employee with an disability,…
mental health challenges

Top 6 Challenges to Mental Health We Face Today

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The past year has taken a toll on the nation’s mental health. The country already had rising rates of anxiety and depression, but the pandemic only added to them. Stress is at all time highs, and many people are grieving the loss of loved…
So Depressed Cant Function

I Am So Depressed Can’t Function At All

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Anyone who has ever suffered through a bout of prolonged depression can attest to how depleted it makes you feel. In what seems like an instant, you feel so down that you can’t function. Even the most mundane tasks are so hard to complete. The…
I don't want to get out of bed

I Don’t Want to Get Out Of Bed Anymore

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Learn About the Symptoms of Depression Our mental health may be more fragile than we realize. We all have a certain amount of resilience, but when events begin to spiral our mental health can really suffer. This is when depression can set in. Depression…
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Anxiety Makes Me Feel Like I am Losing My Mind

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Anxiety Can Make Daily Life Quite a Challenge Anxiety can be so hard to live with. Constant worry and stress keeps you in a state of constant fight-or-flight mode at the slightest little trigger. You may try to reason with yourself, that the…
extreme anxiety

Recovering from Extreme Anxiety

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Living with extreme anxiety is exhausting. So much energy is gobbled up just trying to function like a normal person. Imagine something as mundane as going grocery shopping being a gargantuan task if you suffer from intense anxiety. The effort…
suboxone withdrawal timeline

Suboxone Withdrawal Timeline, Symptoms, and Treatment

Suboxone Withdrawal Suboxone withdrawal can be painful, difficult, and long-lasting. Although the medication has proven useful for many people, the effects of coming off it can create a challenge. What is Suboxone? Suboxone® is the combination…
what is a Co-Occurring Disorder

7 Things You Need to Know About Co-Occurring Disorders

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In recent years co-occurring disorders have been gaining more and more attention. Previously referred to as dual diagnosis, a co-occurring disorder is the presence of a mental health disorder along with substance abuse. This condition often…
psychiatric hospital

Alternative to Psychiatric Hospital

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When a serious mental health condition results in significant impairment it is appropriate to explore therapeutic solutions that offer a higher level of care than outpatient care. A residential mental health program provides an alternative to…