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Alcohol Addiction and Mental Health

Alcohol addiction and mental health are a dangerous combination. The physical and psychological effects of alcohol abuse are two times greater in people with mental illness than others. The longer alcohol dependency continues, the greater the risk of developing a psychological disorder. Find an alcohol addiction treatment program specializing in co-occurring disorders if you suspect…

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3 Signs of a Functioning Alcoholic

3 Signs of a Functioning Alcoholic

If someone is a functioning alcoholic, it means that they are managing to give the appearance of keeping up with their obligations despite their addiction. Millions of Americans are considered so-called “functional alcoholics”. They go through their daily motions while hiding a secret. Without treatment, over time, an alcohol use disorder damages relationships with those…

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Managing Alcohol Cravings During Detox

Managing Alcohol Cravings During Detox

As a rule, recovery from alcohol addiction starts with a period of detox or detoxification. At the beginning of detox, you stop drinking. When you take this necessary step, you can expect to experience consequences in the form of withdrawal symptoms. Among the most typical symptoms of withdrawal are intense cravings for more alcohol. Unless…

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Finding Quality Addiction Treatment in Tampa Florida

Addiction is a life-threatening disease. It can affect one’s health, family members, career plans, and finances. Yet, no matter how severe the symptoms are, it is never too late to seek help and professional intervention. With the right amount of care, medical attention, therapy, and emotional support, lifelong recovery and sobriety is possible for everyone.…

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Is Rehab Covered By Insurance

Does Insurance Cover Rehab? A common question that people have about addiction treatment is, “Does insurance cover rehab?” After all, not everyone can afford the expense of rehab without some form of financial help. In order to fully understand the answer, you have to understand government regulations. Thanks to government regulations, insurance companies have to…

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Dual Diagnosis and Mental Health

A dual diagnosis occurs when both a mental health disorder and substance abuse problem co-occur. People often self-medicate when dealing with mental health issues which then exacerbates the initial complication. The Willows at Red Oak Recovery specializes in dual diagnosis treatment. Our experienced master’s level substance abuse and mental health clinicians can help you tackle both…

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