The Role of Mental Health in Addiction Treatment

What is the Connection Between Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders? Which came first – the chicken or the egg? The same question can be asked about mental health and substance abuse in situations involving dual diagnosis. A dual diagnosis is when someone has both a mental health disorder and a substance abuse disorder. In…

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The Stages of Addiction Recovery

While each person will have a unique path to recovery, there are several general stages of addiction recovery most people go through in the healing process. Everyone who goes through addiction, detox, and treatment will go through the stages of recovery in one way or another. There are five primary stages of recovery: Precontemplation stage Contemplation…

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Childhood Trauma and Mental Health

Treatment specialists have long known the correlation between childhood trauma and mental health. Adverse childhood experiences can cause a wide range of mental disorders throughout adolescence and adulthood. PTSD treatment centers in New Jersey focus on providing therapy for children and adults who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorders. Children who are abused, neglected, or experience…