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Overcoming Codependency

Overcoming Codependency Overcoming codependency can be a hard slog for the loved one of a substance abuser. You can easily be seduced by the special vulnerability of your loved one. And once you’ve established a codependent relationship it is difficult to break. That’s particularly common and true when you’re codependent with a spouse. The unique…

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Dual Diagnosis Treatment

What Is Dual Diagnosis? Dual diagnosis refers to the simultaneous presence of a mental health disorder and a substance use disorder. Dual diagnosis treatment can be difficult and long-lasting. Professional help is almost always required. Further, patients should seek out care providers who have experience and expertise in dealing with dual diagnosis patients. Any mental…

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Depression vs. Anxiety

People often have difficulties distinguishing depression vs. anxiety. Some consider depression and anxiety to be the same condition. However, there are key differences between the two mental disorders. Many people, especially those with addiction issues, often have co-occurring depression or anxiety. At San Antonio Recovery Center, dual diagnosis treatment is available to provide the comprehensive…

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Depression and Alcohol

Alcoholism is a powerful disease that has the potential to take over your life. Even worse, depression and alcohol may become inseparable partners, devastating a person for years. Thankfully, recovery is entirely possible. However, it will require a strong commitment to sobriety and depression treatment. At San Antonio Recovery Center, admission into our dual diagnosis…