Many people can have a dual diagnosis of a substance use disorder and mental disorder, but don’t know it. It’s important to inform ourselves on the aspects of dual diagnosis by watching for symptoms of addiction and early warning signs of mental illness. What is a dual diagnosis? A dual … [Read more...] aboutHow Do People Know They Have A Dual Diagnosis?
The vast majority of people convicted of a DWI never planned to get behind the wheel of a car while intoxicated. Yet nationally every year, over a million drivers are arrested for Driving While Impaired (DWI) or Under the Influence (DUI). Every year, over 10,000 people die from preventable, alcohol- … [Read more...] aboutAbsolute Advocacy’s Online DWI Services
For people recovering from addiction, the question posed by the COVID-19 vaccine isn’t as simple as it might be for others. Indeed, one study conducted at New York University Grossman found that people diagnosed with addiction are both at a higher risk of contracting COVID-19 and less likely to … [Read more...] aboutUnderstanding The COVID-19 Vaccine Can Help You To Make The Choice
Health experts often suggest conventional treatments such as detoxification, behavior modification, counseling and medications to address alcohol addiction. While these can be effective, alternative or holistic treatments such as music therapy can also help people who are struggling with … [Read more...] aboutHow Music Can Help You Heal On The Road To Recovery