female addiction professionals discusses benefits of therapist vs psychologist

Therapist vs Psychologist

If you or a loved one is struggling with a mental health problem or substance abuse issue, you may wonder what the difference between a therapist vs psychologist is. Mental health and addiction treatment include access to counselors, therapists, psychiatrists, and psychologists and it can be difficult to understand how these specialties differ. Evidence-based treatments…

male rehab alumni reflects on sobriety free from symptoms of alcoholism

Symptoms of Alcoholism

Countless Americans recreationally drink alcohol, but unfortunately many also become addicted. Alcoholism doesn’t discriminate: it can affect you regardless of your age, gender, race, religion or income. Even though alcohol is addictive, it remains legal, making it difficult to recover from the symptoms of alcoholism, or even identify the signs of alcoholism. The widespread availability…

addiction therapy group reflects on what is comorbidity during sessions

What is Comorbidity?

Addiction rates and accidental drug overdoses have reached epidemic levels in the United States, resulting in a public health emergency declaration. Unintentional drug overdoses are the leading cause of accidental death in the country. Despite the prevalence of substance abuse problems, relatively few people decide to seek treatment. To further complicate matters, many people who…

female addiction professional answers what is movement therapy as she introduces the modality to group of patients

What is Movement Therapy?

While therapy and medications are effective in treating symptoms and managing various conditions, alternative and holistic therapies can also provide relief. Holistic therapies can include activities like yoga, hiking, and acupuncture, and the goal is to help heal the body, mind, and spirit heal and unify. Evidence based approaches may include things like cognitive and…

adderall addiction therapy group learns about adderall withdrawal symptoms

Adderall Withdrawal Symptoms

Millions of American use and abuse psychoactive substances and prescription medications each year, leading to alarming rates of addiction among Americans. Despite significant therapeutic uses, some prescription medications, such as Adderall, are inherently prone to abuse and addiction, which leads to Adderall withdrawal symptoms. The prevalence of mental health disorders and medical problems sometimes requires…