The Connection Between Social Anxiety and Substance Abuse

Social anxiety and substance abuse represent two common co-occurring disorders. People who struggle with a social anxiety disorder or acute social anxiety may be likely to self-medicate with alcohol, especially so they can feel more at ease and less anxious in social situations. In most cases, people self-medicate regularly, leading to tolerance and addiction.  Social […]

The Essential Guide to Dual Diagnosis Sober Living: What You Need to Know

Overcoming addiction and mental health disorders can be full of struggles that require you to change many things in your life, such as: There are unique challenges associated with dual diagnosis situations. In addition to tackling the physical and mental struggles associated with addiction, you must take on the responsibility of managing mental health issues. […]