Let’s Get Real About Mental Health and Addiction

The Connection Between Mental Illness and Substance Abuse  originally posted Dualdiagnosis.org. The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) reports that there is a “definite connection between mental illness and the use of addictive substances” and that mental health disorder patients are responsible for the consumption of: 38 percent of...

Taking Care of YOU: Healing Your Body After Addiction Recovery

Originally posted from Lucida Treatment. Recovery from drug or alcohol addiction is a long journey and getting clean is a huge accomplishment. The impact of drugs on the brain and mental health are well documented, but years of drug abuse can also take a heavy toll on the body....