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Addiction and The LGBTQIA Community: Top Reasons for Risk

The LGBTQIA community reports more cases of substance abuse and addiction. This can be the result of a number of factors, including stressful relationships with family members, past trauma, and stigma from the social environment. Many individuals in the LGBTQIA community don’t seek help for addiction, as they feel their options can be limited. Learn…

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Most Common Mental Health Disorders

When dealing with any type of mental health issue, you may feel like you are alone. However, many mental health disorders are common. Millions of people struggle daily with mental health issues, requiring mental health treatment. If you are concerned about your mental well-being, learn these most common mental health disorders, and contact a treatment…

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What is Dual Diagnosis?

What is dual diagnosis treatment? It is a form of diagnosis and treatment for co-occurring disorders such as drug or alcohol addiction and mental health disorders such as anxiety or depression. Addiction treatment centers in Maryland use dual diagnosis to help clients manage their mental health condition while overcoming their addiction. While the concept of…

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Depression and Anxiety: Is There a Connection?

Depression and anxiety are among the most common mental health disorders in the U.S., affecting millions of people each year. While each condition has its own triggers, symptoms, and treatments, there are also similarities between the two. There can also be a connection between anxiety and depression, with one leading to the other.  Many people…

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Surprising Mental Illness Statistics

Mental health disorders are a significant issue in the U.S., affecting millions of people each year. Some of the most common mental disorders include anxiety, depression, borderline personality disorder, bipolar disorder, ADHD, and PTSD. With all the information we have regarding these disorders, some recent mental illness statistics may surprise you. For instance, today, there…