Drunkorexia

Drunkorexia: Prevalent, Progressive, and Deadly

What Is Drunkorexia? A few months ago in a blog on dual diagnosis and co-occurring disorders, I wrote in passing of a fairly new term called “drunkorexia.” Drunkorexia fits a textbook definition of a dual diagnosis – a substance abuse disorder co-occurring with a mental health disorder – and unfortunately, its prevalence is increasing rapidly.…

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Facing Fear

Gratitude in Recovery

Take It to Heart “Keep an attitude of gratitude.” “You can’t be grateful and angry at the same time.” “Gratitude turns what we have into enough.” I’m sure every one of you reading this has heard at least one of these clichés no less than a hundred times. I’m also sure that a good number…

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