People with mental illness often self-medicate with drugs or alcohol to ease their symptoms. It might temporarily relieve the intensity of the illness, but it ultimately makes the situation worse. Substance abuse can mask the symptoms of mental illness, making it difficult to diagnose and treat. Besides providing temporary relief from mental health issues, self-medicating […]
Substance Abuse Program
Once you commit to a local substance abuse program, you may be wondering exactly what you will be in for. Don’t worry- this is a common question many patients have, especially newcomers to the program. You’re likely wondering what’s a common structure for a substance abuse program and what to expect when you get there.