Trauma suffered as a result of climate change and natural disasters can result in anxiety disorders, PTSD and substance abuse.
Let’s talk about the medical side of opiate use and detail the warning signs an individual might have with an abuse or dependency problem.
Alcohol use disorder can sometimes present with anxiety – the latter of which affects about one-fourth of the United States population.
There are plenty of reasons why it’s not lame to be sober; in fact, being sober is actually quite cool.
Doctors are now laboriously working alongside government and regulatory agencies to add something new to our toolbox and help correct the opioid crisis.
Trauma and substance abuse are often intertwined, especially if the trauma is life-threatening or catastrophic.
Let’s take a look at how alcohol affects your body from the inside out.
Loving someone who’s addicted to drugs or alcohol can be emotionally draining; learning to protect yourself is key.
We could all use some first-hand insight into the everyday stigmas facing those who struggle with alcoholism.
Even if you choose to forego alcohol this St. Patrick’s Day, you can still enjoy the merriment of Ireland’s most celebrated holiday.
Whether it’s in the form of addiction or depression, mental illness comes from a constellation of factors related to genetics and environment.
Despite our good intentions, many of us are losing steam on our New Year’s resolutions before having the chance to get started.
Patients have been asking me one question with increasing frequency: What do you think about medical marijuana?
The long-term effects of college binge drinking include a higher risk of lifelong alcohol dependency than more temperate peers.
Misinformed assumptions often lead to indifference and the imposition of shame on those who are suffering. However, the opposite of addiction is not sobriety, nor is the story of addiction always a sad one.