Rickard Elmore, PhD

The Difference Between Bipolar Disorder and Addiction

Often the effects of addiction to substances can be confused with the symptoms of bipolar disorder. This confusion can be highly detrimental to one’s health. Ensuring that a person is receiving the correct treatment and care is essential for continued healing and recovery.  By distinguishing the differences between addiction and bipolar disorder, those in need […]

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Why You Don’t Have to Explain Your Sobriety

The decision to begin living a sober lifestyle is extremely admirable, but also incredibly personal. Some people choose to celebrate this decision by sharing the news with friends, family, and acquaintances. Others choose to keep it private, despite what others think. Although it may come with complications, it is a decision that deserves great pride.

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How Do Hallucinogens Help Treat Addiction?

In recent years, hallucinogens have become more and more popular for treating addiction. Many find this hard to believe due to its potential risky effects. Those who currently struggle with addiction themselves may be hesitant to try experimenting with another drug in order to gain sobriety. Unfortunately, since the clinical use of hallucinogens is not

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Getting Help Does Not Require a Diagnosis

Being able to obtain medication for various medical conditions usually requires some kind of medical diagnosis. This process can be extremely beneficial in many situations and circumstances. Although oftentimes when we think of the process for seeking out any sort of professional help for our mental health, we assume this also means having a diagnosed

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