People With History of Substance Abuse More Likely to Misuse Prescription Painkillers

New evidence from a group of American researchers points to drastically increased risks for prescription opioid addiction in people who already have a history of substance abuse related to the consumption of non-opioid substances. Prescription opioid addiction is a pressing and fairly widespread problem in American society. In a study published in February 2015 in…

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Dual Diagnosis: Where Mental Heath And Substance Use Converge

When you’re researching mental health and substance abuse treatment programs, you may wonder, “What is dual diagnosis?” If you or a loved one struggle with both mental health and substance use, it’s key to find a treatment center that specializes in dual diagnosis. At Recovery Ranch TN, we’re proud to offer top-notch dual diagnosis care…


What Helps Predict Treatment Success for Women With PTSD?

Recent findings from a team of American researchers indicate that responses in the body’s involuntary nervous system can help predict which women will recover from PTSD. Current evidence indicates that people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have increased chances of benefiting from treatment when they form a bond called a therapeutic alliance with their therapists.…

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Struggling With Stress? Five Stress Management Techniques For When You Feel Overwhelmed

Everyone deals with stress from time to time, and stress management techniques can vary widely from one person to another. Some stress management techniques are healthy, while others cause more stress down the line. If you feel like stress has caused your life to spiral out of control, it may be time to get professional…


Snow Depression

Understanding Snow Depression “And February was so long that it lasted into March And found us walking a path alone together You stopped and pointed and you said, ‘That’s a crocus’ And I said, ‘What’s a crocus?’ And you said, ‘It’s a flower’ I tried to remember, but I said, ‘What’s a flower?’ ”— Dar…