The Connection Between Borderline Personality Disorder and Addiction

What is borderline personality disorder (BPD) and how is it related to addiction? Borderline Personality Disorder is characterized by sudden mood swings, emotional instability, and highly impulsive behavior … and it’s also more common than you’d think. Given the extreme sensitivity associated with BPD, coping with this condition is a challenge and there are connections to addiction.

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The Connection between Alcoholism and Anger

Did you know alcoholism and anger go together? For those suffering from alcoholism or addiction, do you want to let go of your self-defeating patterns and change your life for the better? If so, here’s something you might not have considered: connecting with your own buried anger.

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The History of Dual Diagnosis Treatment  (And Why it Matters to Your Recovery)

Do you have a mental health concern coupled with an addiction - that is, a dual diagnosis? If so, you’ve probably already discovered that many inpatient rehabs provide little in the way of professional counseling for mental health issues.

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3 Struggles Faced by Those Living with PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)

Did you know that living with PTSD is something often discussed yet little understood? It might be used as a joke to describe a person’s reaction to seeing their grandma in a bikini. However, PTSD is not a joke, it is not lighthearted, and it is not funny.

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Beyond the 12 Steps: The Benefits of Dual Diagnosis Treatment

Did you know that there are more Non 12 Step rehabs now than ever before? According to the American Addiction Centers website, approximately 26% of residential rehab programs in the US today are non-12 step or 12 step alternatives of some kind.

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The Lingering Addiction and Mental Health Stigma

Did you know that most people with a substance addiction also have a concurrent mental health condition?

This is often in the form of clinical depression, anxiety, etc.

Too often, there is a mental health stigma pinned on those with these conditions, and they fail to get the proper care to address both problems. And they're related.


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Dual Diagnosis Treatment Centers in California (CA)

If you have a dual diagnosis, then it’s imperative that you choose an addiction recovery program that specializes in dual diagnosis treatment. To aid in your research, we've created a comprehensive list of dual diagnosis treatment centers in California. 

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Dual Diagnosis Treatment Centers in Washington State (WA)

If you have a dual diagnosis, then it’s imperative that you choose an addiction recovery program that specializes in dual diagnosis treatment. To aid in your research, we've created a comprehensive list of dual diagnosis treatment centers in Washington state. 

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Best Dual Diagnosis Treatment Centers in California (CA)

What do you think of when you hear the words “California” and “Dual Diagnosis Treatment Centers” in the same sentence? Most likely, an image of strung-out glamor springs to mind. Maybe you’ve read magazine articles about movie stars who choose treatment centers based on the number of luxury accommodations.

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Best Dual Diagnosis Treatment Centers in Washington State (WA)

Over the years, we’ve spoken to hundreds of people suffering from a Dual Diagnosis of addiction and a mental health disorder, such as depression or anxiety. Many of these people are in Washington state and ask us about the different dual diagnosis treatment center options available here.

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