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When Bipolar Disorder and Addiction Coexist It Requires Dual Diagnosis Treatment

Extreme mood swings associated with bipolar disorder can cause sufferers to self medicate ending in alcohol or drug addiction requiring dual diagnosis treatment   It’s estimated that as many as half of bipolar disorder sufferers also struggle with some form of addiction. The extreme mania and depression of bipolar disorder makes it easy to see […]

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Sweating Your Way to Sobriety: How Exercise Helps with Addiction Treatment

Addiction treatment programs that treat mind, body and spirit using a holistic approach help treat more than just the addiction. We all know that exercise can boost emotional as well as physical health. Getting moving is a priority for most people, and nearly everyone wouldn’t mind shedding a few pounds or simply toning up, but […]

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Addiction Treatment Center Offers 5 Steps That May Save Your Life And Your Job

Summit Behavioral Health, an MA addiction treatment center explains how to talk to your employer about your addiction so you can keep your job and get the lifesaving help you need. According to an Employer Brief1 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), 76 percent […]

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