Dual Diagnosis

Alcohol and Anxiety: A Dangerous Combo

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

If you have turned to alcohol as a means of relieving stress, you are certainly not alone. One study published in the Archives of General Psychiatry found that 13% of American adults surveyed reported drinking alcohol to moderate feelings of anxiety, stress or panic at least once in the previous year. The researchers also found … Continued

Can I Achieve Long-Term Recovery Even With a Dual Diagnosis?

Sunday, September 9, 2012

On its own, drug or alcohol addiction is debilitating and can often lead to devastating results. For some, it’s even more daunting when dealing with a dual diagnosis. Dual diagnosis occurs when an addict is also afflicted with a mental disorder, such as depression, anxiety, bi-polar disorder, schizophrenia and other personality disorders. In some cases, … Continued

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