substance abuse and nutrition

Poisoning the Well: Substance Abuse and Nutrition

Destruction at the Molecular Level As we’ve mentioned in earlier blogs, when we’re out running amok and drinking or drugging, most of us aren’t getting proper nutrition. A lot of that comes down to neglecting our daily responsibilities. We’re often too loaded to remember to eat or just don’t have the stomach for it. However,…


Dual Diagnosis and Co-Occurring Disorders

Getting to the Bottom of Things One of the most difficult conditions, or more accurately, complex of conditions, for mental health professionals to treat is a dual diagnosis. For those who don’t know, dual diagnosis is a pair of co-occurring conditions. This is usually some type of addiction along with a mental health disorder. For…