Can Social Media Cause Anxiety

  Teenagers are notorious for always being on their phones, tablets, or other devices. Talking with friends, posting on social media, and playing games can take up a large chunk of their time. But could this habit be hurting them? For some teens, anxiety and social media go hand-in-hand. For others, compulsive use of their…

Early Intervention for Addiction

When people suffer from drug abuse, they aren’t always open to the idea of getting help. An intervention is sometimes the best option when it comes to helping them see that they need rehab. Although interventions aren’t 100% successful, studies show that early intervention increases the chances of success. What Is an Early Intervention? Early…

Many people who struggle with addiction have underlying mental health disorders. This may include conditions such as depression, anxiety, or post-traumatic stress disorder. When both mental health disorders and addiction occur at the same time, they are known as co-occurring disorders. Addiction treatment combined with mental health disorder treatment can offer solutions for you. At…

Ascend – Top Myths About Prescription Pill Abuse Ascend – Top Myths About Prescription Pill AbuseAscend – Top Myths About Prescription Pill Abuse Facts About Prescription Drug Use It can be easy to believe that prescription drugs are safe because they come from a doctor. However, many individuals who receive a prescription for pain relievers,…

Benefits of Gender-Specific Rehab

  This Guest post was written by the experts at Oceanfront Recovery Center specializing in behavioral Health and Addiction Treatment offering a glimpse into the benefits of gender specific rehabs. At Oceanfront Recovery in Laguna Beach, California, we understand that some people want to be in a gender-specific rehab program for recovery. This means that…

How Heroin Addiction Can Affect Men

Heroin addiction changes people in many ways. For those struggling with its use, the first and most important decision is to get help. For some, a men’s heroin addiction treatment program may provide the tools and resources necessary to overcome this addiction. In this environment, you may be able to overcome your addiction and work…

Common Pitfalls In Recovery

Sobriety is an achievable goal, but it does require hard work. One of the important things to understand while on the journey to healing is what the common pitfalls in recovery are. When you know what you’re up against, you’ll be better able to tackle the problem head-on. You can be more successful and stay…

Warning Signs Of Depression

Depression is a mental health disorder that adversely affects all of the significant ways a person interacts with the world. A person suffering from depression — sometimes referred to as “major depressive disorder” — has a chemical imbalance that casts a negative shadow over the way they think and act. Signs of depression often include…