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Paranoid personality disorder

Dual Diagnosis – Recognizing the Signs of Paranoid Personality Disorder

This is the seventh article in our series on Dual Diagnosis. 
Paranoid Personality Disorder (PPD) characterizes a pattern of hostility, suspiciousness, and general distrust of others. People with PPD constantly fear that others want to hurt or take advantage of them. […]

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antisocial and narcissistic personality disorder

Narcissistic vs Antisocial Personality Disorder

This is the sixth article in our series on Dual Diagnosis. 
Narcissistic personality disorder, Borderline PD, Antisocial PD, and Histrionic PD are part of “Cluster B” – one of the three “clusters” among the ten personality disorders. Cluster B personality disorders are […]

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Dual Diagnosis – Schizoid and Schizotypal Personality Disorders

This is the eighth article in our series on Dual Diagnosis. 
Schizoid personality disorder is characterized by a lack of interest and detachment from social relationships, and an atypically low need for social interactions. This personality disorder often compares to being an introvert, only […]

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How Equine Assisted Therapy Is Used in Recovery

Equine Therapy, also known as Horse Therapy, Equine-Assisted Therapy, and Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy, is a form of experiential therapy that makes use of horses in order to promote emotional growth. Equine therapy is particularly applied to patient battling with addiction, anxiety, […]

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Art Therapy: The Benefits of Being Creative in Rehab

The American Art Therapy Association defines art therapy as “the therapeutic use of art making, within a professional relationship, by people who experience illness, trauma, or challenges in living, and by people who seek personal development.”
Art therapy in rehabilitation centers is […]

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life after rehab - recovery

Recovery – 5 Helpful Tips For Life After Rehab

During rehab, you’ve probably learned so many valuable life lessons. You’ve talked, went through counseling, accepted advice and discovered the reasons behind your problems and behaviors. Now it’s time to leave this safe place and get back to the real […]

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The Complete Guide to Addiction Rehab Centers

Every year in the United States, millions of people enter drug rehabs. There are hundreds of rehab centers that people can utilize when their drug use spins out of control and develops into a life-threatening addiction. According to the National […]

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Understanding Slips vs. Relapse

In addiction recovery, there are always going to be bumps in the road. There is a great probability that individuals battling addiction will use alcohol or drugs again, even after treatment. When people do return to their life-threatening habits, the […]

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Heroin Withdrawal: Symptoms and Treatment

Addiction to heroin can be fatal and life-threatening. According to a research in 2014, roughly half a million Americans had a heroin-related substance abuse disorder and nearly 23% of those you have used heroin developed an addiction. In addition, 40% […]

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