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Treatment Plan For Substance Abuse in Teens

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 6, 2022 Updated: June 6, 2022 Addiction is a mental health condition that can lead to physical dependence or lifelong, chronic disease. It is a severe condition that can affect many aspects of a person’s life (education, employment, relationships, finances, health,…

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Coping Strategies for Teens Struggling with Substance Abuse

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: May 24, 2022 Updated: May 23, 2022 Substance abuse affects people from all walks of life. Every day, people across the country, including teens, cope with stress, trauma, and undiagnosed mood disorders with drugs or alcohol. Today’s teenagers face high levels of…

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The Differences Between Tolerance, Dependence, and Addiction

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 3, 2021 Updated: August 13, 2021 It is a common misconception that tolerance, dependence, and addiction describe the same condition. However, each of these terms describes different ways in which drugs affect someone’s body and brain. At Fort Behavioral Health, our…

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Signs You Need Mental Health Treatment

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 28, 2021 Updated: July 20, 2021 Many people don’t realize that they would benefit from mental health treatment. Some others think going for mental health treatment degrades them as a person, while some get stigmatized for entering a mental health treatment…

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Benefits of Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 25, 2021 Updated: July 20, 2021 If you’re dealing with an addiction to drugs or alcohol, it may be difficult for you to break the problematic behaviors that led you to your current state. Dialectical behavior therapy can empower you to…

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Recognizing the Signs of a Co-Occurring Disorder

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 22, 2021 Updated: September 22, 2021 People struggling with addiction often have untreated mental health disorders or co-occurring disorders. They may turn to drugs and alcohol as a way of self-medicating their issues. Treatment centers often focused on the physical aspects…