The Facts about Depression (Infographic)

Depression affects your mental health as well as your physical health. The symptoms of depression can have a negative impact on motivation and happiness, and the negative thoughts and moods can fuel self-medication with drugs and alcohol that can turn into an addiction. The reality of depression reveals the importance of a depression treatment program for…

co-occurring disorder

Co-Occurring Disorders Treatment

For millions of people, mental health disorders are a daily battle. For some, the use of drugs and alcohol seems to be the only way to minimize their symptoms. When a person has both conditions – mental health disorders and substance use disorders – it’s called a co-occurring disorder. Treating both of these conditions at…

Self Medication and Mental Health

  The Importance of Seeking Treatment Ignoring a dual diagnosis is risky. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration issued a warning in its report to Congress, explaining that, “If one of the co-occurring disorders goes untreated, both usually get worse and additional complications often arise. The combination of disorders can result in poor…

Womens Trauma Therapy

This Blog was written by the addiction experts at Willows at Red Oak Recovery Center, they provide longterm drug rehab, addiction treatment, and mental health programs for women struggling with their behavioral health. Their expertise is respected across the field of trauma and addiction with the most successful women’s treatment center on the East Coast…