Behavioral Treatment Options

Anxiety

Experiencing occasional anxiety is a normal part of life and is your body’s natural response to stress. It is normal to feel anxious about moving to a new place, starting a new job, public speaking, taking a test, or the first day of school.

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Bipolar Depression

Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that brings severe high and low moods and changes in thinking, energy, behavior and sleep.  Bipolar disorder is also known as manic depression. The disorder gets its name from the highs and lows – the opposite mood “poles” (like the North and South Poles).

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Codependency

Codependency best describes a relationship that enables another person to maintain their irresponsible, addictive or underachieving behavior.  It also is characterized by a person belonging to a dysfunctional, one-sided relationship where one person relies on the other for meeting all of their self-esteem and emotional needs.

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Depression

Depression is a common and serious medical illness that affects nearly one in six people at some point in their lives.  Also called major depressive disorder, it affects how people feel, think and behave and can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems.

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PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric disorder that can occur in people who have witnessed or have experienced a traumatic event. Nearly everyone will experience a range of reactions after trauma, yet with time and good self-care, most people will naturally recover from the initial symptoms.

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Drug and Alcohol Treatment Options

Alcohol

Alcohol is one of the most socially acceptable, yet most addictive, mind-altering substances in the world.  Alcohol is almost always readily available nearby wherever you are. People all over the world suffer from varying degrees of alcoholism which is a commonly downplayed problem.

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Cocaine

Crack and cocaine drugs are highly addictive, and this addiction is among the most difficult to manage without help.  These drugs are known for taking a stronghold on the lives of those who abuse them. Dealing with an addiction of crack or cocaine can change the entire course of your life.

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DXM

Dextromethorphan (DXM) is a cough suppressant and opioid derivative used in more than 100 over-the-counter medicines. Although safe for ingestion when taken as directed, the illicit and excessive use of DXM leading to DXM addiction has risen. DXM is being manufactured by dealers in laboratories all over the world for recreational use and is sold on the streets.

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Fentanyl

Fentanyl is a synthetic opiate pain reliever that, according to the National Institute of Drug Abuse, is 50-100 percent stronger than morphine.  Both fentanyl and morphine are used in hospitals after surgery for the treatment of severe pain. Fentanyl is a fast-acting anesthesia readily absorbed through fatty tissues and is therefore used for surgeries.

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Heroine

Heroin is an illicit substance that belongs to a class of drugs called opioids.  Heroin has become infamous for its powerful addictive properties and high rates of overdose. Most often, heroin is sold in a white or brown powder form. It is also available as a dark brown sticky “tar” users can inject or smoke to achieve a euphoric high that floods the brain with artificial pain-killing chemicals.

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Marijuana

Many people, if asked, will say that it is impossible to become addicted to marijuana.  Marijuana addiction is indeed possible and can have an immensely negative effect on the body, brain, and behaviors that come with using marijuana.  Marijuana is one of the most popular drugs available due to easy accessibility and various methods of ingestion.

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Meth

As a stimulant drug, methamphetamine (commonly called meth) is known for producing rapid highs that end in extreme crashes.  It can appear, be distributed and taken as a powder, tablet, crystal or pill.  Meth, as a stimulant, releases both serotonin and dopamine which are neurotransmitters that produce pleasurable effects on the body and stimulate the brain’s reward centers to make the user feel good.

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Prescription Drug

Prescription drugs are so readily available that prescription drug addiction is one of the largest epidemics plaguing the world.  Since prescription drugs are a commonplace, their use usually goes unnoticed by most people until a full-blown addiction strikes.

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