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Is Your Mental Health Affected by Drug Abuse?

How Mental Health is Affected By Drug Abuse? Mental health and drug abuse go hand in hand for a variety of reasons. First of all, many people who struggle with mental health concerns turn to drug use to medicate the symptoms they are experiencing. They might turn to drugs to alleviate their psychological symptoms, whether […]

Why Does Anxiety Go Away After Using Heroin?

Using Opiates for Anxiety is Dangerous People turn to chemical substances for a variety of reasons. Some people begin to use drugs and alcohol to self-medicate the symptoms associated with an underlying mental health condition. Substance abuse and mental illness are very closely interlinked for a variety of reasons. For example, someone with depression might […]

Does Opioid Abuse Create Anxiety Disorders?

Anxiety Can Fuel Substance Abuse Opioids are a type of drug that includes illicit drugs like heroin and prescription painkillers like oxycodone, hydrocodone, codeine, and morphine (to name a few). Prescription opioids are used to treat moderate or severe pain and are not prescribed unless necessary seeing as they have a very high potential for […]

Outpatient Counseling for Mental Health Disorders

Individualized Mental Health Treatment in an Outpatient Setting Addiction and mental health go hand in hand. If you have been struggling with a mild or moderate substance use disorder, and you were previously diagnosed with a mental health condition like anxiety or depression, an outpatient counseling program for mental health disorders might be an ideal […]