The Challenges (and Freedom) of Getting a Mental Illness Diagnosis in Recovery

Mental health disorders often go hand-in-hand with addiction as they often instigate the other. For this reason, it is essential for a mental illness to be diagnosed and treated to fully heal and recovery from substance abuse. Read more about Shannon and her experience with mental health and addiction.

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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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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 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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