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Codependency and Addiction


The Dangers of Codependency and Addiction Mental Health America (MHA) defines codependency as “an emotional and behavioral condition that affects an individual’s ability to have a healthy, mutually satisfying relationship.” Codependency has also been described

Codependency and Addiction2021-09-22T09:21:48-04:00

Depression and Alcoholism; Common Companions


By Elizabeth Ossip, LCSW, CAP, ICADC Co-occurring alcoholism and depression are one of the most common “dual diagnosis.” According to a report by NIAAA, “Alcohol-dependent respondents were 3.9 times more likely to have had

Depression and Alcoholism; Common Companions2021-02-25T12:03:36-05:00

Why is Alcohol Still Socially Accepted?


Even though it’s widely available and socially acceptable to drink, alcohol is still responsible for thousands of deaths and countless injuries every year. Moreover, although it’s addictive and dangerous, people continue to normalize alcohol consumption

Why is Alcohol Still Socially Accepted?2021-09-22T09:29:54-04:00

Common Financial Consequences of Abusing Drugs and Alcohol


Addiction takes a toll on every aspect of your life, including your health, mental and physical wellbeing, relationships, employment, and even your finances. The economics of addiction aren't overly complex, and the result of

Common Financial Consequences of Abusing Drugs and Alcohol2020-04-28T15:04:23-04:00

The Role of Vitamins In Addiction Recovery


Alcohol abuse and addiction take a toll on physical health and wellbeing.  Most notably, alcohol can prevent the body from absorbing nutrients leading to vitamin and mineral deficiencies.  When individuals are in the active

The Role of Vitamins In Addiction Recovery2021-02-25T09:51:34-05:00