Before getting sober, you probably never thought twice about what you should do when you get hurt or have surgery requiring you to take pain medications afterward. You were probably excited to receive a legal prescription for opioids and eager to take them. But now that you are sober, you…
Co-occurring disorders are extremely common when it comes to addiction. One of the most common mental health conditions to co-occur with addiction is bipolar disorder. According to research, among individuals with bipolar disorder, about 60% had a lifetime prevalence of substance abuse.[1] Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition that…