A woman dealing with depression at work

Recognizing Depression at Work

Can your job make you depressed? The answer is a resounding “yes,” and workplace depression is more common than you might think. Depression at work doesn’t usually go away on its own. Depression treatment for professionals can provide support with handling work-related depression so that your job doesn’t leave you feeling drained. BoardPrep Recovery Center®

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Recognizing Depression in Young Adults

Depression is a serious mental health condition that affects millions of people worldwide, including many young adults. Depression can appear different for everyone. It is often characterized by persistent feelings of sadness, hopelessness, and a loss of interest in activities that were once enjoyable. Moreover, depression can have a significant impact on a person’s quality…

Man thinking about resentment in recovery

6 Tips for Dealing with Resentment in Recovery

A popular expression at AA meeting is, “Never forget that resentment is a deadly hazard to an alcoholic.” We always think about the joy of breaking free from addiction. It’s true that there’s joy when this happens. However, a lot of emotions come up even when your life is going in the right direction. Let’s…

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Signs of an Anxiety Disorder and Addiction

Anxiety disorders as a group are the most common mental health disorders in the United States. The National Institute on Drug Abuse estimates that people with an anxiety disorder suffer from a simultaneous substance abuse disorder at twice the general population’s rate. This co-occurrence is, at times, due to self-medication. Other factors like genetics, environmental…

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The Purpose of a Dual Diagnosis Treatment Center

Dual diagnosis treatment centers specialize in treating a mental health disorder and a substance abuse disorder simultaneously. Many rehab programs exclusively treat addiction and consider mental health concerns secondary to recovery. Dual diagnosis treatment programs instead focus on the importance of dealing with both issues simultaneously. This method offers the best chances at mental and…

woman gets dual diagnosis for addiction

Importance of Dual Diagnosis for Addiction Recovery

Dual diagnosis for addiction is a treatment method that simultaneously addresses substance use and a mental health disorder. Treating these co-occurring disorders together provides patients with a better chance of fully recovering and avoiding relapse. Historically, medical professionals and rehab centers focused their attention sequentially. This meant treating addiction by itself before attempting to address…