Addiction & Mental Health

Addiction & Mental Health

  How Addiction Impacts Our Mental Health It is often a noticeable deterioration to our mental health that finally convinces us to get help for our addiction problems. It may become so bad that our thinking feels out of control and overwhelming – we could also develop mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety disorder,[…]

Psychiatry versus Addiction Disorders

Psychiatry versus Addiction Disorders

The Uneasy Relationship between Psychiatry and Addiction The relationship between addiction and psychiatry isn’t always an easy one. Even though alcohol or drug dependence is described as a biopsychosocial problem (i.e. it involves psychological, biological, and social factors), and therefore should technically be an ideal fit for psychiatrists, many in the profession feel reluctant to[…]

Twin Rivers Rehab Offers Hope for Depression Sufferers

Twin Rivers Rehab Offers Hope for Depression Sufferers

Hope for Depression Sufferers It is sadly common for addiction and depression to be found together – one study found that 47 per cent of those diagnosed with depression also engaged in substance abuse (Source: Journal of Psychoactive Drugs June 1996). If you or your loved are dealing a dual diagnosis which involves depression, it[…]

Dating An Addict -Tread With Caution

Dating An Addict-Tread With Caution!

  Dating An Addict -Tread With Caution  A lot of people find that dating is hard and creates some anxiety, but dating an addict is something particularly stressful and unpredictable! If you date a recovering addict it’s not a totally bad thing as everyone deserves love and second chances in life! You definitely need to be a[…]

Effective Dual Diagnosis Treatment Programme

Effective Dual Diagnosis Treatment Programme

Effective Dual Diagnosis Treatment Programme Many of us who end up struggling due to alcohol or drug addiction problems will also have other issues that need to be dealt with. This can include conditions such as anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, or personality disorders. It could be that it was these mental health issues that made[…]

Gambling Addiction Recovery Programme Twin Rivers Rehab

Gambling Addiction-Recovery Is Possible! 1. Gambling Addiction Recovery Programme Twin Rivers Rehab Provides You with the Tools You Need to Build a Good Life Away from Gambling If you manage to quit gambling, yet your life feels unsatisfactory, you are going to be at high risk of relapse. This activity will have been satisfying certain[…]

Is combing different drugs lethal

Is Combining Different Drugs Lethal?

What happens when you combine different drugs? You start with drinking, for example and as the night progresses you feel like you need something more! What happens to your body when you smoke weed and then drink alcohol? This combination reacts very different to individuals. You know that Alcohol is a depressant and marijuana (weed)[…]