Getting Help During Alcohol Awareness Month

Getting Help During Alcohol Awareness Month

Since 1987, The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) has sponsored Alcohol Awareness Month. Every April, healthcare organizations, schools, and businesses all over the country start campaigns to educate the public about an ongoing problem in the U.S., alcohol abuse. How can you get help this year? Find out by calling Serenity House…

co-occurring disorders

Addressing Co-Occurring Disorders

Co-occurring disorders occur when a person has both a mental health disorder and addiction. These conditions may include depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, or bipolar disorder. They may be using prescription or illicit drugs or struggling with alcohol abuse. In every situation, a person with these conditions is unable to resolve these concerns on their…

Prescription Drug Abuse

Getting Help for Prescription Drug Abuse

In recent years, prescription medications have become the leading cause of overdose deaths in the United States. Many people don’t realize how bad the prescription drug problem currently is because the heroin epidemic is also huge. When people think about drug abuse, they think of drugs like heroin, cocaine, and meth. The reality is that…

support groups

Finding Support Groups After Rehab

If you have gone through rehab or want to start recovery, you should think about finding support groups after your treatment. These are groups of other recovery alumni who can help you not feel alone in your daily struggles after addiction recovery. Living a sober lifestyle is difficult, but getting help from your peers can…

depression and alcoholism

How Depression Can Impact Alcoholism

Mental health problems like depression can occur at the same time as alcohol abuse. In fact, the two have such a strong connection in some people that getting treatment for one requires simultaneous treatment for the other. Getting concurrent care for depression and alcoholism could improve your outcome from the treatment for both. Reach out…

students and adderall

College Students And Adderall Abuse

Drug use is a growing trend among young adults, especially certain types of drugs. Students and Adderall seem to go hand in hand on many college campuses. In fact, even younger students may use this drug. It’s not surprising that prescription drug abuse is an issue for young adults, but it is concerning and needs…

a young person participating in underage drinking

Underage Drinking Statistics

Though legally, the drinking age in America is 21, many people indulge in underage drinking. What they might not know is that they could be exposing themselves to numerous short and long-term health risks. How widespread is it, and what are its potential dangers? We aim to answer these and more questions. Contact Serenity House…