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What Are Symptoms of Detoxing?

When it comes to treating addiction, detox is the first step. Once clients withdraw from their substance of choice, they may experience a number of detox symptoms. A high-quality rehab program can help break the cycle of addiction. Detox and rehab centers offer unique support for medical detox for drugs and alcohol. What Is Medical…

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Setting New Goals for the New Year

As the old year ends and a new year lies before you with blank pages and endless possibilities, your thoughts will most likely turn to personal goals for the new year. This is traditionally what people in Texas and others across the world do as well. Unfortunately, many of those people will quickly put what…

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Understanding Alcohol Abuse

The images that we often see and stereotypes that we hold about alcoholics have always been misleading. It surprises many people when they discover that people abusing alcohol can present a well put together picture to the outside world. Often, people who abuse alcohol function at a high level by raising families, holding down jobs,…

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Improve Your Mental Health This Winter

Winter sees more people seeking help for depression than any other time of the year. Even those who don’t normally suffer from a depressive disorder can find themselves flailing as the days become shorter and the nights colder. A diagnosis of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is given to the worst of these feelings. This disorder…

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Common Fears of Substance Abuse Treatment

Are you afraid of getting substance abuse treatment? Your concern is understandable. Addiction, at best, is disorienting. At worse, it has disastrous consequences for your psychological and physical health. To be in the throes of addiction and then to face the prospect of getting addiction treatment adds to the pain and confusion. Remember, however, that…

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Do I Have OCD?

It is all too common nowadays to hear a trite joke, every now and again, about the perfectionist in your friend group having OCD. But OCD has almost nothing to do with someone being Type-A or a perfectionist. The disorder also bears little relevance for people who are simply particular about the layout of a…

Coping with Anxiety and Depression

Coping With Anxiety and Depression

Many people think of mental health or mood disorders as conditions that occur one at a time. However, just like a person can have multiple physical illnesses simultaneously, a person can struggle with multiple mental illnesses at the same time. The two most common mental health concerns affecting millions every year are depression and anxiety.…