The Connection Between Alcohol And Depression

While alcohol can seem like a legal and safe way to unwind and relieve stress, there is a darker side to alcohol use that hurts many people and families. Alcohol use can be an unhealthy coping method for people dealing with the symptoms of depression. For some people, self-medicating with alcohol spirals into addiction, and…

Choosing a Dual Diagnosis Treatment Program

Addiction and mental health are often connected. Depression, anxiety, trauma disorders, and other mental health conditions can drive many people to self-medicate with alcohol or drugs, and this dangerous cycle can spiral into an addiction When you or a loved one are struggling with substance abuse as well as a co-occurring mental health disorder, reaching…

Do You Need AA?

An Overview Of Alcoholics Anonymous Without a doubt, Alcoholics Anonymous is one of the most successful programs in the world when it comes to helping people overcome alcohol addiction and substance abuse. Even though Alcoholics Anonymous is specifically for people who struggle with alcohol, it can also help people who struggle with gambling addiction, sex…

Is Alcohol a Drug?

“Is alcohol a drug?” This is a question that many people ask. While some people consider alcohol a drug, others don’t because it’s so acceptable in society. Most people see alcohol consumption as normal. It’s in advertisements, sponsorships, and in many things in pop culture. Despite the normality of alcohol, the truth, despite its widespread…