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Connection Between Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Addiction

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities Near Me Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a chronic disorder that entails uncontrollable and repetitive behaviors and thoughts (compulsions and obsessions) that compel an individual to act on them.1 OCD and substance abuse (SUDs) are often correlated as individuals may turn to alcohol and drugs as a mechanism […]

Drug and Alcohol Rehab Facilities Care vs. Rehab Nursing Home Care

Nursing Homes vs. Rehab Facilities: Substance Abuse Treatment for the Elderly Rates of alcohol or other drug use among older adults weren’t historically very high in comparison to younger adults. That’s why they are less likely to be correctly diagnosed and offered addiction treatment, services, or referrals. There also wasn’t a large number of older […]

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Substance Abuse

Rehab Treatment for PTSD and Substance Abuse Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental disorder that might occur in individuals who have witnessed some traumatic event. It’s extremely common in military veterans, as well as US Latinos, American Indians, and African Americans. What many people don’t know is that PTSD and substance abuse are strongly […]

Dual Diagnosis Treatment Centers and Rehab Programs

What is Dual Diagnosis? Mental disorders such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, dementia, and schizophrenia are relatively common. Yet what many people don’t know is that these mental health conditions often co-occur with substance use disorders—also known as a dual diagnosis. In order to effectively treat both conditions during rehab, an integrated treatment approach should […]