Signs and Symptoms

The use and abuse of alcohol and drugs are serious issues that should not be ignored or minimized. If left untreated, use and abuse can develop into drug dependence or alcoholism. As a result, it is important to recognize the signs and symptoms of alcohol and drug abuse early. If…
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For Parents: What to Look For

Do you suspect that your child is abusing alcohol or using drugs?  Are you worried?  Have you noticed some changes with your child?  As a parent, it is normal to be concerned. Here are some of the warning signs to look for: Physical and health signs of drug abuse Eyes…
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Alcoholism, Drug Dependence and Co-Occurring Disorders

When a person has both an alcohol/drug problem and a mental health issue such as depression, bipolar disorder, or anxiety, it is called a co-occurring disorder or dual diagnosis. Dealing with alcoholism or drug dependence is never easy, and it’s even more difficult when you’re also struggling with mental health…
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