Man struggles with the fact that his addiction is a disease

Addiction Is a Disease

Addiction is a disease that involves physical, emotional, and behavioral components. There are genetic factors to consider when you look at addiction, although risky behavior can also cause an addiction to manifest. Knowing that addiction is a disease can bring relief to individuals who wonder why it’s so hard to take control of their substance…

a man sits on his bed with his head in his hands as he thinks about depression and anxiety

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…