a man talking to his doctor about cbt programs

How a CBT Program Could Help with Addiction Recovery

Cognitive-behavioral therapy for addiction is a form of mental health treatment pioneered at the University of Pennsylvania in 1960. Over the last few decades, a cognitive behavioral therapy program has been effective in helping individuals who suffer from a substance use disorder get their start on the road to recovery. Are you or someone you care…

a person in a chiropractic care session to help with their addiction

Chiropractic Care to Help with Addiction

Chronic pain is common in those suffering from drug addiction. This pain often leads to an abuse of prescriptions medications as a last-ditch attempt to feel better physically. What might be less obvious is that misalignments in the spine interfere with the normal functioning of neurotransmitters that could have been affected by substance use, making…

a young woman struggling with chemical imbalances and depression

Chemical Imbalances and Depression

You often hear the words “chemical imbalances” associated with addiction and mental health. Knowing what this term means is a great help in understanding many psychiatric conditions. Chemical imbalances happen when the brain has either too many or too few neurotransmitters. These neurotransmitters are natural chemicals that help the nerve cells to communicate with each…