a family staging an intervention for a loved one

Staging an Intervention

In most cases, people do not just abandon substance abuse. They need proper and constant motivation. Staging an intervention can be an excellent way of helping a loved one see sense in seeking professional help. If you need to organize an intervention, seek professional assistance from Georgia Addiction Treatment Center. But before you stage an…

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World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day is Saturday, October 10, 2020. On this day, mental health treatment centers, experts, organizations, and communities come together to celebrate successes in treatment and to create more awareness for mental disorders and related issues. The theme for World Mental Health Day 2020 is Mental Health for All: Greater Investment – Greater…

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Alcohol and Your Mental Health

Some people drink alcohol while socializing. Others, however, drink alcohol to deal with emotions of anxiety and depression. They might intend for this self-medication to cheer them up or to help them sleep. Alcohol might be able to help you briefly relax in a state of euphoria. Unfortunately, this feeling is short-lived, and using alcohol…

a woman trying to figure out how to address anxiety and addiction

Anxiety and Addiction

Anxiety is a term that encompasses a wide array of conditions and symptoms. Affecting millions of people around the world, it is both a cause and result of addiction. But how exactly do anxiety and addiction go together, and how can Georgia Addiction Treatment Center help you?  What Is Anxiety? Most people understand the concept…

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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…

a young woman scared her friend is showing signs of codependency

Signs of Codependency in a Loved One

Codependency is a dysfunctional relationship in which one person enables the actions of the other. They might enable addictive behaviors and substance abuse, including alcohol or drugs use. Additionally, other aspects of their personality could include immaturity, under-achievement, or irresponsibility. It is a condition in which a person relies on a loved one for meeting…