How Heroin and Depression Are Connected

Depression, by its very nature, can set up a volatile situation and mindset from which substance abuse can arise from. However, depression can also stem from the abuse of a number of different substances. None of these more so than heroin, which, by its very nature,...

The Importance of Psychotherapy in Recovery

Spending time with a licensed therapist is central to a successful recovery from addiction. Here are just a few reasons why: Addiction is more than physical. When treating any drug addiction, including alcohol addiction, it’s vital to remember that addiction is never...

The Importance of Dual Diagnosis in Addiction Recovery

You’ve probably heard the phrase “dual diagnosis” in the world of addiction recovery, and you may have noticed that we at A Mission for Michael are different in that we put dual diagnosis at the very center of how we approach treatment for addiction. We offer...