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Mental Health and Substance Abuse Laws

In recent years, the stigma behind mental health has lessened to a degree. This is both in part to advocacy, prevalence, and current laws passed within the last four years. Substance abuse and mental health have transitioned from being a moral failure to common disorders. Due to the increasing number of suicides in recent years,…

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Mental Health Counseling Services in Tampa Bay, Florida

Addiction and mental health often go hand-in-hand. A quality mental health treatment program may help clients maintain lifelong sobriety and wellness. If you or a loved one is struggling with addiction and co-occurring disorders, consider reaching out to a rehab facility like Coalition Recovery. Our team offers personalized mental health treatment in Tampa Bay. Mental…

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Bipolar Affective Disorder and Addiction Treatment

Bipolar-disorder is a mental health condition affecting around 2.6% of the adult U.S. population. This type of disorder is more common within individuals with substance use disorders. To effectively treat both of these co-occurring disorder requires a tailored treatment approach. Learn more about the connection of bi-polar disorders and addiction.

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Co-Occurring Disorders

Co-occurring disorders refer to having both a mental health disorder and a substance use disorder at the same time. Mental health can be a common underlying cause for substance abuse and vice versa. For this reason, co-occurring disorders are very common. To effectively treat occurring disorders requires a dual-diagnosis facility – meaning they treat each disorder separately but at the same time.

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Recovery from Trauma and Addiction

According to SAMHSA, 21.5 million Americans struggle with a substance use disorder, many of whom also struggle with some form of mental health disorder. Science is starting to understand the connections between genetics, mental health, life experiences, and addiction and thus we have become better equipped to help people overcome the challenges they face. Alongside…

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Depression

Depression can be the product of addiction or addiction can be the coping mechanism for depression: either way depression is very common with substance use disorders. Often times treating the depressive disorder through mental health treatment can be enough to fight addiction. Coalition Recovery is a Dual-Diagnosis facility meaning we can help treat both addiction…

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What to Expect When Telling Someone You Have Depression

Depression is weird. It is a disease but due to its historical stigma, talking about it can be a little tricky. Depression awareness and knowledge has become better as of recently, but unfortunately, it is still widely misunderstood. This can make it hard to talk about the topic with family or friends. People can feel…

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