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What Are Substance-Induced Mood Disorders?

What Are Substance-Induced Mood Disorders?

Substance-induced mood disorders refer to depressive, anxiety, or psychotic symptoms arising from substance abuse or medications. These symptoms may appear at any point during the use cycle: active use, intoxication, or withdrawal. Roughly 50 percent of individuals...

Healthy Practices – Walking Meditation

Healthy Practices – Walking Meditation

Most people think of meditation as a purely mental exercise, with a few added spiritual benefits thrown in for good measure. But believe it or not, meditation can actually be a very physical experience. This is especially true when one is engaged in a practice such as...

How Impulse Control Disorders & Addiction Are Connected

How Impulse Control Disorders & Addiction Are Connected

Impulse control disorders (ICDs) are a specific kind of mental illness that regularly coincides with substance abuse and addiction. ICDs have also been linked to other problematic behaviors including gambling, pyromania, and kleptomania. However, long-term drug use...

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December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

The weather outside may be frightful but it isn’t the only reason that driving during the holidays can be so dangerous. Since 1981, every president has declared December to be National Impaired Driving Prevention Month. And it’s no accident that the “happiest time of...

COVID-19 Preventative Measures

COVID-19 Preventative Measures

Amethyst Recovery Center continues to provide essential substance use disorder services for individuals impacted by addiction during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). We are currently accepting patients for our Detoxification and Residential Treatment...

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Tips for Rebuilding Life After Rehab

Tips for Rebuilding Life After Rehab

If you have completed a drug or alcohol treatment program, then you are probably considering trying to rebuild your life. It's indeed a difficult time. Life after rehab from addiction is not easy. It won't happen overnight, and you will likely have setbacks – this is...

12 Sober Activities to Ring in the New Year

12 Sober Activities to Ring in the New Year

Whether you're celebrating New Year's Eve or just looking for a fun way to ring in the new year, there are plenty of ways to have fun without drinking alcohol. The best part? You can do all of these activities with your friends! So get ready to embark on a spontaneous...

What Does it Mean to Be California Sober?

What Does it Mean to Be California Sober?

The term “California sober” is gaining popularity among people struggling with substance use disorders. It can help ease them into sobriety without quitting cold turkey. Experts still question whether it’s the best way to get sober. Here’s all about this new...

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