The Connection Between Cocaine Use and Anxiety

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Cocaine, a powerful stimulant drug, is known not only for its euphoric and invigorating effects but also for the many psychological ramifications it brings to its users. Among these is the intricate connection between cocaine and anxiety disorders. While at first, the short-term effects of cocaine might seem like a temporary escape from worries or […]

Common Myths About Bipolar Disorder

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Bipolar disorder is a relatively common mental health condition in the United States and is nothing to be embarrassed or ashamed about. The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) reports that about 2.8% of adults have bipolar disorder. About 83% of those cases are severe. Bipolar disorder causes extreme emotional highs (mania) and depressive lows, […]

How to Convince Someone to Go to Rehab: 12 Tips for Success

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Introducing a loved one to the idea of drug and alcohol rehab can be a challenging process filled with fear and uncertainty. At Spirit Mountain Recovery, we understand the delicate nature of initiating these conversations and the critical role they play in the journey toward recovery. We believe that providing support, sharing knowledge, and expressing […]

Can Alcohol Affect Depression?

Can Alcohol Affect Depression?

Alcohol is one of the most commonly used legal drugs in the United States. According to data from the 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 85.6% of people 18 and older reported that they drank alcohol at some point in their lifetime. Alcohol is legal, widely available, and socially accepted. However, alcohol is […]

Does Addiction Cause Depression?

Does Addiction Cause Depression?

Mental health disorders and substance use disorders often occur simultaneously. That is to say that a person suffering from a mental health disorder can also suffer from substance use disorder simultaneously. The term given to this situation is dual diagnosis or co-occurring disorders. It is easy to understand how a mental health disorder like depression […]

What Are the Signs of Bipolar Disorder in Men?

What Are the Signs of Bipolar Disorder in Men?

If you are experiencing mood or emotional regulation problems, you might worry about the signs of bipolar disorder in men and whether you have a disorder. Thankfully, recognizing bipolar disorder symptoms in men will help determine when it’s time to get help. Contact Spirit Mountain Recovery to learn more about our men’s drug and alcohol […]

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