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What Are the Benefits of Staging an Intervention?

When a person’s substance use or mental health problem becomes worse and potentially dangerous, often an intervention is needed to encourage them to accept professional help. An intervention allows friends and relatives of the person they are concerned about to have the opportunity to express their feelings and concerns for the loved one. They do …

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What Is Psychedelic-Assisted Addiction Treatment?

Psychedelic-assisted treatment is a technique that involves the use of psychedelic substances to aid the therapeutic process. Research on psychedelics flourished during the 1950s and 1960s until such substances were made illegal in the United States. While psychedelic drugs such as LSD and psilocybin are still federally illegal in the U.S., they are known to …

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The Correlation Between Mental Health and Addiction

Many people who struggle with their mental health also battle with addiction. There is a growing awareness of the connection between mental health and substance use. By finding a long-term solution to the problem, individuals can find recovery. Does Mental Health Cause Substance Use? There is debate among mental health addiction experts over which comes …

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