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BPD and Addiction

Considered to be the third most predominant personality disorder in the United States, borderline personality disorder, or BPD, likely co-occurs with substance abuse disorders (SUDs) more than any other personality disorder aside from antisocial personality disorder, the journal Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience publishes. The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) reports that between 1.6 and […]

What Is PHP (Partial Hospitalization Program)?

Partial Hospitalization Programs (PHP) were treatment programs originally developed to help people struggling with mental illness. Initially called “day hospitals,” these programs were designed in the 1960s to help those who needed an intensive level of psychiatric care but who would also benefit from living in the larger community as well as those who had […]

Drug and Alcohol Detox Programs in Las Vegas, Nevada

For many people, detox is an important early step toward addiction recovery. Letting your body rid itself of any substances that you are dependent on is the beginning of better health and a better life. Withdrawing from the drugs or alcohol you have been using can be intense and uncomfortable. But detox can reduce some […]

Co-occurring Disorders and Integrated Treatment

People who have one or more substance use disorders (SUDs) in addition to a mental health disorder are known to have a co-occurring disorder, or dual diagnosis.2 In the United States, 7.7 million adults have a co-occurring disorder each year.3 Research shows a strong link between SUDs and mental health disorders. Of the 20.9 million […]

Can Marijuana Be Abused?

Marijuana has been in the news a lot in the last few years, with a number of states approving it for medical use and a couple of them making it legal for recreational use as well. For some people, this growing legal approval of the drug may make it seem that marijuana is safe and […]