alcoholic woman laying down dealing with the physical effects of alcohol she has been drinking

What Are the Physical Effects of Alcohol?

Millions of people in the United States die each year due to alcohol-related problems. Alcohol is one of the most devastating substances that people ingest. It’s overwhelming because the difficulties of alcohol are often overlooked and downplayed. Not everyone recognizes how detrimental the physical effects of alcohol are. Consequently, people who indulge in alcohol not…

man glaring at camera with narcissistic personality disorder symptoms

Narcissistic Personality Disorder Symptoms

Narcissistic personality disorder symptoms can rule someone’s life if left untreated. A narcissistic personality disorder falls under the 10 types of personality disorders defined by the Diagnostics and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5). Consequently, symptoms take control of relationships with family and friends. Do you suspect that you or your loved one…

woman asking intake specialist what is psychotherapy

What is Psychotherapy?

People who have taken the step to detox from a drug or alcohol addiction are to be commended. It requires courage and strength to make the decision to come forward and admit you have a problem, and it takes tremendous dedication and hard work to follow through. However, even after detox is complete, the work…

client asking therapist what is dual diagnosis

What is Dual Diagnosis? Could You Have It?

If you’ve been looking into treatment, you may have seen the term “dual diagnosis.” But what is dual diagnosis? It’s when an individual has both a mental illness and a substance abuse disorder at once. If you think you have a dual diagnosis disorder, there are dual diagnosis treatment centers that can help. What is…