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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 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 can be enough to fight addiction. Coalition Recovery is a Dual-Diagnosis facility meaning we can help treat both addiction and depression. We treat…

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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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Military (TRICARE) Addiction Treatment – Treating PTSD & Trauma

Importance of Finding Affordable Care Looking for an affordable treatment center is a stressful task in it of itself; now add to that finding one that actually fits your needs and that can be near impossible! While we are unable to make treatment affordable for everyone, we can help make it affordable for military personnel/veterans…

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