Recovery From Narcissistic Abuse

Recovery From Narcissistic Abuse

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You’ve been gaslit, put down, lied to, and controlled. In short, you were in a relationship with a narcissist, and you are finally free. Recovery from narcissistic abuse is a slow process, but with some patience and self-care, a joyful life…
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What is High Dose of Klonopin

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The drug Klonopin is from the benzodiazepine group of sedatives. Because it is a central nervous system depressant, it is important to follow the prescribed dosage. There are a couple of reasons why you might wonder what a high dose of Klonopin…
how to control mood swings

How to Control Mood Swings

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There is a big difference between simply expressing your feelings versus having overwhelming mood swings. Everyone has ups and downs, good moods, and grumpy days. But when mood swings become erratic and extreme, they can become debilitating…
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What is Evidence-Based Treatment for Addiction?

You’ve decided it is time to get help for a substance use disorder and are considering your treatment options. As you begin researching various treatment programs, you may come upon the term “evidence-based treatment.” So, what is an evidence-based…
low self esteem and addiction

Are Low Self-Esteem and Addiction Linked?

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When our self-esteem is damaged in some way, most likely occurring in childhood, it can impact daily life in many ways. Low self-esteem is linked to such things as low income earning potential, poor health, relationship problems, and substance…
adhd paralysis

What is ADHD Paralysis?

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Picture ADHD paralysis like a panel of spinning gears. Each gear is twirling in motion until finally one of the gears jams up, bringing all the other gears to a grinding halt. This is how ADHD paralysis feels. Your mind is reeling, trying to…
lying about sobriety

Are You Lying About Your Sobriety?

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One of the eleven signs and symptoms of alcohol use disorder is lying to others about how much you are drinking. Deceit is a very common trait in addiction, but it is also prevalent in recovery. You may be struggling with sobriety, but don’t…
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Does Insurance Cover Rehab for Depression?

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You may have been struggling with depression for quite a while, and have tried to get better. You have gone the psychotherapy/antidepressant route, but nothing seems to relieve the dark cloud of depression. A depression rehab setting may be…

What to Do When You Can’t Work Due to Anxiety and Depression

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It’s easy to take our mental health for granted until the day when we find ourselves struggling with anxiety or depression. Either of these alone can be very disruptive to daily life. But when you experience both together it can cause major…
adhd and tics

ADHD and Tics: Exploring the Link

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If you have been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) you may be surprised to notice you also have tics. Tics are repetitive and unintentional movements, such as blinking, coughing, sniffing, or shrugging. Sometimes,…