Mental Illness Archive

How to Maintain a Full Recovery from Drug Abuse with A Mental Illness

According to recent statistics, drug abuse is still on the rise with heroin and fentanyl ranking at the top as the most abused when compared to cases versus oxycodone and hydrocodone. The probable reason is that it’s cheaper and easier to acquire. In a report released in November 2015 by the U.S. Surgeon General, it states that

The Relationship Between Mental Illness and Substance Abuse

Both mental illness and substance abuse are troubling when they affect friends and loved ones. Some feel that disorientation and behavioral issues are the result of the drugs someone many have taken, while others believe people tend to find solace in drugs or alcohol as a self-medication for mental illness. There is some truth to