addiction and relationships

How Addiction Impacts Relationships

When someone has a substance use disorder, their relationships with family, friends, and partners will suffer. Often, the most important relationship in their lives is with their substance of choice. Detox programs in Louisiana help patients successfully get all aspects of their life back on track, including repairing fractured relationships. It’s important for both the…

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What Is Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome

An alcohol detox center gets your addiction recovery started by supporting you as you go through alcohol withdrawal. As a rule, most withdrawal symptoms will fade in a matter of days. However, some kinds of symptoms may linger for extended periods of time. If this happens to you, you have post-acute withdrawal syndrome, or PAWS.…

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Tips for Overcoming Social Anxiety

Many people feel at least somewhat anxious in social situations. People with these feelings generally remain healthy and functional most of the time. However, in some cases, anxiety grows strong enough to interfere with the ability to function. If this is true for you, you may have an illness called social anxiety disorder. An anxiety…

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Getting Help When Living With Depression

Roughly 25 million Americans are affected by major depression. In addition, millions of people have symptoms of other depressive illnesses. A depression treatment program is recommended for anyone with diagnosable symptoms. This type of program will help you learn how to live a productive life despite your illness. You can also do additional things to…

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Advice for Healing From Trauma

A traumatic experience disrupts your normal ability to function. In most cases, this disruption is only temporary. Over time, you process your experience and gradually return to normal. However, some people have longer-lasting trauma reactions. The result of these reactions can be post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD. A PTSD treatment program will help you recover…

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Is Anxiety Disorder a Disability?

Did you know that about seven million US citizens suffer from anxiety disorders? What’s more alarming is that according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), only about 42% of them are receiving any treatment. If you need help understanding anxiety disorders and treatment or need help, call us at 844.334.4727 today. Gaining…

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What Are Signs of Depression?

As one of the most common mental health issues in the nation, depression affects more than 17 million adults. Since it is such a major and wide-spread mental health disorder, it’s vital to be able to identify the signs of depression. Depression’s symptoms can be quite debilitating. It isn’t something that you should just live…

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Can Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Be Cured?

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) is a traumatic injury of the brain that results in progressive degenerative brain disease. The pathology of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) is known by the buildup of abnormal proteins, also known as “tau.” It is clinically characterized by the following symptoms: Depression Mood swings Confusion Coordination issues Memory loss Chronic Traumatic…