Understanding How Different Learning Styles Affect Your Teen

Is your teen having trouble in school? The problem can range from slipping grades, lashing out at classmates, or getting in trouble with teachers. The root problem may be that the modern education system does not meet your teen’s educational needs. Everyone has different learning styles, and they are more likely to succeed when teachers…

Do I Need Dual Diagnosis Treatment?

Are you wondering “do I need dual diagnosis treatment?” First, one needs to know what dual diagnosis entails. Most people with a substance abuse disorder also have behavioral or mental health disorders. The overlapping of these conditions is dual diagnosis. Dual diagnosis treatment involves addressing both disorders. If your doctor diagnoses you with both disorders,…

Opioid vs Opiate

Understanding the substance that has taken hold of your life has therapeutic and personal value. Because the more you learn, the better you can understand how to escape a life of addiction. At Authentic Recovery in West Los Angeles, we provide hope and treatment to clients who’ve walked away from opioid or opiate use. Learn…

woman considers the effects of addiction and mental health

Addiction and Mental Health

Addiction and mental health are directly related. Co-occurring mental health disorders and substance abuse treatment require comprehensive dual diagnosis addiction treatment at an inpatient addiction treatment center in Orange County, CA. Co-Occurring Disorders Medicine describes a simultaneous addiction and mental health condition as a “co-occurring” or “dual diagnosis disorder.” Sometimes the addiction feeds the substance…