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Bipolar & Alcohol Use Disorders

According to the National Comorbidity Survey Replication, an estimated 4.4% of people will experience Bipolar Disorder at some point in their lives. Approximately 60% of people suffering from BPD have a history of substance abuse. Living with both a mental illness and a substance use disorder is referred to as a dual diagnosis or a…

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Depression and Addiction: Effective Behavioral Health Treatment Programs

What is Depression? Depression is a common, treatable, mental health condition that affects 16.2 million Americans annually. Regardless of the large number of people affected, depression remains vastly misunderstood, ignored and stigmatized. Depressive symptoms cause those affected to feel extreme sadness, hopelessness, helplessness, trouble sleeping and over/under eating. Depressive episodes have symptoms that can last…