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Addiction

Top 3 Factors When Choosing An Addiction Treatment Program

You or someone you care about has made the decision to go to outpatient treatment for addiction. Or you or someone you know has been mandated to treatment by the courts. If you're in a large city, you might find a bewildering array of treatment options. In a rural area, your choices might be more limited. Although there are a variety of factors to take into account when choosing a treatment program (or any kind of behavioral health care), the three important factors below should be at the top of your list:


Addiction

What You Need To Know About Gambling Addiction

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month and yes, gambling is also mental health issue. Like any behavioral or chemical addiction, gambling addiction can negatively affect  every area of a person's life, including relationships, job, finances (of course), health, and more. How can you tell if you or someone in your life has a problem with gambling?


Addiction

You Can Start Over If You Believe In Yourself

Whatever is going on with you, whether you a struggling with depression, anxiety, a personality disorder, addiction, or other mental or emotional illness, you might feel like you'd like to just start all over again, fresh, with a blank slate, to embrace change, grow, live and love. You might daydream about starting fresh or you might feel that thinking that way, feeling a flicker of hope, is just too painful--after all, haven't your hopes been shattered many times before?