The Treatment of Addiction and Co-occurring Disorders in Drug Rehab Co-occurring disorders in drug rehab is when you have both a substance abuse problem and a mental health issue such as depression, bipolar disorder, or anxiety. Co-occurring disorders used to be called dual diagnosis. Dealing with substance abuse, ... Read More
FHE Health is dedicated to educating the American public—especially individuals, families, and communities—about mental health and substance abuse topics. In our Learning Center, you'll find articles on alcoholism, substance abuse, behavioral and mental health, and other treatment-related issues. Our articles are written both for the person in need of treatment as well as loved ones seeking more information. We also provide information for those who have gone through treatment and are building a new life in recovery.
Addiction and Co-occurring Disorders 101
What are Bath Salts?
They are designer drugs that come with street names such as Vanilla Sky, Purple Wave, Bliss, and Ivory Wave. They are ‘bath salts’ and not Epsom salts or perfumed crystals that we put in bathtubs. They have been the reason for numerous calls made to poison centers in the U.S. Bath salts are made of synthetic chemicals ... Read More
Sober Living in Florida and How it Works
Sober living encompasses the homes and aftercare facilities that offer a safe environment to recovering alcoholics and addicts who have gone through inpatient treatment or detox, to get the tools they need to stay clean and sober. Separate Centers Sober living in Florida is readily available for all who seek such ... Read More
The Dangers of Roxicodone
Roxicodone is also known as oxycodone. It is an opioid given for pain management. Oxycodone has been used to treat the pain of moderate to severe pain levels. Opioids block the brain from sensing pain by binding itself to receptors. The medications are prescribed after surgery, disease or injuries where the pain is ... Read More
There’s Hope for Women in Recovery: Women’s Sober Living Programs
The hope comes from transitional living facilities that cater to women. Most sober living programs follow the 12-step approach for recovering addicts. Women who are working and have dedicated themselves to living rewarding lives that are free from alcohol and drug addiction can get their lives back. Sober living ... Read More
The Ideal Drug Rehab Center in Florida
Confidential, dignified, safe, comfortable, clean and substance-free are just some of the words that should be used to describe the ideal drug rehab center in Florida. During an addict’s recovery time, this place should indeed be a home away from home. It should be a place where they feel that they are at ease and ... Read More
10 Reasons Why We Turn To Substance Abuse
A Look At The Reasons Why We Abuse Drugs And Alcohol Many of us know the challenges and struggles that come along with drug and alcohol addiction. Whether it’s financial, emotional, psychological, physical — the damage that substance abuse can have on our lives can be devastating in more ways than one. No one wants to ... Read More