Monthly Archives: July 2017

23 07, 2017

What is borderline personality disorder and does it relate to addiction?

2017-07-10T18:07:51+00:00 July 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Borderline personality disorder was a recently recognized disorder in 1980. When you compare it to other psychiatric disorders, it is quite behind on research. This has caused it to be misunderstood by the public which perpetuates the feeling of isolation the disorder causes. Some people are highly functional with BPD but it’s likely their private [...]

22 07, 2017

The Future of Treating Opiate Addiction at Home: Weighing the Pros and Cons

2017-07-10T18:03:29+00:00 July 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

It’s possible that in future, you can fully treat opiate addiction at home. While there are certain benefits such as the cost, there are also some downfalls. Opiate addiction treatment has traditionally entailed professional treatment. A company in California called BioCorRx is amid developing a low-dose form of naltrexone. It will be injectable by a [...]

14 07, 2017

How Finding the Right Acoa Meeting in Washington Helps You Heal

2017-07-10T17:36:48+00:00 July 14th, 2017|0 Comments

ACOA in Washington State varies so you can attend meetings that best resonate with you. Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACA, ACOA) are there to support adults who were children of alcoholics. When you grow up in this environment, you’re often subjected to unhealthy experiences. Even if you didn’t have a parent who was an alcoholic [...]

13 07, 2017

Are People with Anxiety More Likely to Abuse Dangerous Substances?

2017-07-10T17:32:04+00:00 July 13th, 2017|0 Comments

There are various types of anxiety disorders which makes up America’s most common mental illness. Studies show that 18% of adults in the U.S. suffer from chronic anxiety of some sort. Of those suffering from anxiety disorders, 20% abuse substances. It has been shown that there is a strong connection between anxiety and abusing dangerous [...]

10 07, 2017

6 Ways to Stop Enabling an Addict in your life

2017-07-10T17:26:10+00:00 July 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Enabling a friend, spouse, parent, or colleague that’s an addict helps the person continue their destructive path. If you have a family member that is abusing substances, you will naturally want to protect them. You may keep silent about the things you’ve witnessed though they are clearly a problem. A colleague at work may be [...]

8 07, 2017

What it’s like to be a high-functioning alcoholic

2018-11-13T17:31:12+00:00 July 8th, 2017|0 Comments

For the high functioning alcoholic, there are certain things they will do to protect their secret. It takes a toll on the person that many will never know about. There are close to 18 million alcoholics in the U.S and 20% of those are high-functioning. They are less likely to admit they have a problem [...]

7 07, 2017

How are Bipolar 2 and Addiction Related to Each Other

2017-07-10T17:25:27+00:00 July 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Bipolar 2 is one of the most common mental health conditions in the United States. Incidentally, this condition is often related to addiction. The question many people want to know the answer to is, why? In order to understand why, it’s important to understand what Bipolar II disorder is. Perhaps you’ve been diagnosed with Bipolar [...]

5 07, 2017

My Buprenorphine Addiction and Story of Recovery

2017-07-18T00:37:05+00:00 July 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Buprenorphine addiction is becoming more commonplace in the United States. Every year, this drug is used more and more. It is frequently used to treat opioid addictions. However, it is also given to some patients who experience moderate to severe pain. Buprenorphine Brand Names: Subutex Suboxone (buprenorphine/naloxone) Buprenex Bunavail Zubsolv Bupropion It’s always interesting to [...]

4 07, 2017

Halfway House vs. Sober Living in Bellevue, Washington

2017-07-10T17:24:45+00:00 July 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Halfway house vs. sober living – what’s the difference? Which one is the right option for you for addiction recovery? If you are battling an addiction right now, these are question you may have asked. The addiction treatment industry often uses certain words that can be confusing. It’s important to clarify what halfway houses are [...]