How Do I Get Dual Diagnosis Treatment for ADHD and Addiction?

How Do I Get Dual Diagnosis Treatment for ADHD and Addiction?

When people seek treatment for addiction, they likely are going to need mental health assessment to see if anything else shows up needing support. Many adults do not realize they have mental health issues, including ADHD and will go undiagnosed, along with addiction, for years. The negative impact can take time away from their families,…

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What Are Some Tips to Stop Procrastination in its Tracks?

What Are Some Tips to Stop Procrastination in its Tracks?

If you procrastinate, you likely have a difficult time staying on task and getting things done. Maybe you postpone, delay, and even put things off so long you cannot possibly finish it in time. This may be affecting your work, home, family, friendships, and other areas of your life causing more stress and anxiety than…

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How Do I Know if I’m Having Hallucinations?

How Do I Know if I’m Having Hallucinations?

Hallucinations are no laughing matter. They are a challenge for people who struggle with them. They involve seeing, hearing, feeling, tasting, or experiencing something sensory that is not there. There is no physical reason why people experience them. Most of them have to do with the brain and how it is processing the environment. Learn…

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What Are the Main Causes of Stress?

What Are the Main Causes of Stress?

People universally do not like stress. Their bodies do not like stress, even if it is a normal part of life. Over time, society has moved toward a space where it is expected we deal with huge amounts of stress every day, which is causing our bodies and brains to react in a fight-or-flight response,…

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What Should I Not Expect from Psychotherapy?

What Should I Not Expect from Psychotherapy?

Whether someone is making an independent choice to go to psychotherapy, or a loved one is encouraging them to go, they will always come to their first session with some misconceptions. Part of it is that most people are outsiders to the mental health field, and therefore hold some ideas that are not true. Holding…

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Does Stress Work Against Memory?

Does Stress Work Against Memory?

Stress and memories are related. While a little bit of stress can serve as a good motivator, a lot of stress is more often an obstacle than beneficial. Stress inhibits the way memories are formed and retrieved, and it can even affect how memory works. When we are stressed, it affects how memories are formed,…

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What is Chronic Stress and How Do I Learn to Cope Better?

What is Chronic Stress and How Do I Learn to Cope Better?

Chronic stress is a prolonged feeling of stress that keeps impacting your health in a bad way. It can be caused by the everyday pressures of balancing family and work or by traumatic situations. To help manage stress, you need to know what causes it and how it impacts the body. Chronic Stress Chronic stress…

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