A sad woman wonders what is ADHD

What is ADHD?

Many types of behavioral issues can influence a person’s risk of developing an addiction. The following material will explore the topic of ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. What is ADHD? Furthermore, how does ADHD relate to addiction? What is ADHD? Behavioral conditions are chronic health problems that affect a person’s actions, decision-making skills, and…

A woman looks forlorn as she deals with codependency and addiction

Codependency and Addiction

Codependency and addiction often go together. Called codependent personality disorder by therapists, this condition usually has roots in childhood. Of course, the same is true of addiction. Together, these two conditions create a cycle that is hard to get out of without the right help. What Is Codependent Behavior? Codependent behavior varies from one person…

Defining Comorbidity

Dealing with addiction is a difficult process. This process becomes even more complex when the person is dealing with other conditions at the same time. That said, it’s very common for those entering addiction treatment to have coexisting conditions. The following information will define comorbidity, or the existence of coexisting conditions, properly. It will also…

woman suffering with co-occurring disorders

How Co-Occurring Disorders Work

You’re seeking help for a drug or alcohol problem. While talking to a counselor, you learn that you may be suffering from co-occurring disorders. What are they? More importantly, how do they affect your recovery? Mental Health and Substance Abuse Sometimes, a mental health disorder and a substance abuse problem go hand in hand. It’s…