substance abuse and adhd treatment

Understanding the Connection Between Substance Abuse and ADHD

Understanding the Connection Between Substance Abuse and ADHD People who suffer from attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may abuse substances to cope with their addiction. As a result, it’s not uncommon to see co-occurring substance abuse and ADHD. ADHD is characterized by a difficulty dealing with idle time and paying attention to tasks. These individuals tend…

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physical dependence and drug addiction

Understanding the Difference Between Addiction and Physical Dependence

Understanding the Difference Between Addiction and Dependence If you’ve ever done any research online regarding substance abuse, you have probably seen the words addiction and dependence and the difference between these two words can be difficult to understand. Some organizations use different definitions, while others use the words interchangeably. The lack of consistency often contributes…

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Holistic Therapies for Addiction Treatment

Holistic Therapies for Addiction Treatment Addiction is a complex disease of the brain that does not discriminate. Therefore, it is no surprise that recovery is not formatted to a one-size-fits-all modality. The traditional methods of treating addiction have been challenged with integrative approaches to treating substance use disorders. Many individuals suffering from addiction come from…

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