Understanding Self-Medicating

Self-medication is a dangerous behavior that affects not only the individual, but also society in general as those surrounding the individual seek to help him or her address deeply-seated issues head-on. Understanding what motivates people to self-medicate can help...

What is Dual Diagnosis Treatment?

The words “dual diagnosis” have been jostled around the treatment/recovery field since the 1980s. It is a concept that has steadily ballooned in popularity, but I am unsure how many people in the community really understand what it means and the clinical implications...