Illegal in the U.S. since 1924, heroin is highly addictive and is known as a psychoactive, or mind-altering, substance.
Cocaine can change the way the human brain functions, changing the decision-making process and how the brain responds to stress, among other functions.
We know that everyone’s definition of recovery is different, which leads us to the question we hope to answer today: can you fully recover from addiction?
While no definitive link exists between narcissistic personality disorder and addiction, the two can occur together and have similar cycles of behavior.
The ADAA shares that it is not uncommon for someone to have anxiety disorder and depression at the same time. In fact, they have found that almost half of people with a depression diagnosis also have an anxiety disorder.
A person’s reason for binge drinking may vary, but there are certain things anyone can try if they want to stop this pattern of behavior.
A serious mental disorder, schizophrenia cannot be prevented. Unfortunately, it’s common for someone with schizophrenia to also struggle with a substance use disorder.
A person with a dual diagnosis struggles with a substance use disorder and one or more mental health disorders at the same time.
Mental health disorders can affect everyone, but young adults seem to be particularly susceptible to mental health challenges.
Helping someone you love with mental illness who doesn’t want help can be a challenge, but there are some steps that friends and family members can take.