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According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 21.5 million American adults (aged 12 and older) battled a substance use disorder in 2014. And according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, approximately 44 million Americans experience mental health disorders every year. Those numbers are growing.

As our country and communities continue to confront the impact of addiction and mental health issues, we must take a closer look at the causes, damage, and solutions. Written by our licensed, experienced mental health professionals, our blog explores a wide range of topics around substance abuse, mental health, and the effect on real lives. We invite you to read our most current blog posts below.

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Posts about Addiction & Relationships

Domestic Abuse: Symptoms and Solutions for Those Suffering

Domestic Abuse: Symptoms and Solutions for Those Suffering

Anybody, irrespective of their educational, financial or social status can fall victim to domestic abuse.

Dealing with Addiction in the Workplace - Tips and Advice

Dealing with Addiction in the Workplace - Tips and Advice

Handling workplace addiction has become a critical area for employers as well as human resources departments.

Anyone Who Says, “I’m Fine” Might Not Always be Fine

Anyone Who Says, “I’m Fine” Might Not Always be Fine

This is something that almost everyone has faced in their personal lives, and might still be wondering what the reason behind it may be. Though people may guess, and sometimes their guesses may be right, most people fail to find an actual solution. Let’s discuss some of the reasons and remedies which have helped both individuals and couples nurture happier and healthier relationships.

Does Addiction Affect Your Personality and Behavior?

Does Addiction Affect Your Personality and Behavior?

Seeing drugs and alcohol have an impact on an individual’s personality is nothing new. Addiction not only changes personality but also has a significant effect on the victim’s personal and professional relationships, as well as other essential aspects of life.

How a Family Should Intervene During Addiction

How a Family Should Intervene During Addiction

The entire family is typically overwhelmed with the effects of another family member’s addiction.

Reasons to Wait to Have a Relationship in Sobriety

Reasons to Wait to Have a Relationship in Sobriety

Sobriety at times can seem lonely even though you are often surrounded by your recovery peeps.

Are you a Double Winner?

Are you a Double Winner?

Someone with an addiction will at some point have somebody in their life that enables their behavior.

Loving an Addict

Loving an Addict

Loving an addict can be one of the most difficult and gut wrenching experiences in life.

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