6 Tips for Managing Anxiety in Addiction Recovery
Anxiety and substance abuse disorder are often co-occurring disorders and require dual diagnosis treatment. But entering an addiction recovery program doesn’t always relieve your anxiety. If you struggled with anxiety before you began using drugs, the problem will usually remain unless you seek treatment for the anxiety. Even if you didn’t struggle with anxiety before, […]
What Are the Most Common Co-occurring Disorders with Addiction?
When someone has a substance use disorder, it’s rarely the only problem. At least half of people with a substance use disorder also have another mental illness and many estimates are much higher, some as high as 80 percent. There are three possible reasons for this large overlap and none excludes the others. First, a […]