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Dysthymia and Addiction
While most people have heard of depression, a lesser-known type of this mood disorder is called dysthymia. Dysthymia is a form of chronic, low-level depression…
What are GABA Supplements?
Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) is an amino acid and natural chemical in your brain, as well as a neurotransmitter, or chemical messenger. However, GABA is considered…
How Can I Help a Friend with Addiction?
If you have a friend who is addicted to drugs or alcohol, you are probably wondering how you can help. It’s difficult to see someone…
Mood Disorders and Addiction
Mood disorders and addiction are often connected. It’s not always clear what comes first, but many times, people with a mood disorder may self-medicate, leading…
Managing Stress and Addiction During a Pandemic
We are living through unprecedented times with the COVID-19 pandemic. Now the holidays are approaching, which can already be a difficult time for those recovering…
Mind, Body, Soul: A Holistic Approach to Mental Health
When you hear the word “holistic,” what do you think? You may associate it with an organic health food store or barefoot yogis chanting “OM”…
Surviving Quarantine with Sober Activities
Many places have been forced to close during the COVID-19 outbreak; however, DreamLife Recovery is fortunate enough to be able to continue helping people struggling…
Maintaining Sobriety During COVID-19 Pandemic
COVID-19 is affecting the world, with many counties, cities, states, and countries opting for periods of quarantine to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.…
What is Dual Diagnosis? 10 Benefits of Dual Diagnosis Treatment
In 2012, 8.4 million adults in the US were diagnosed with both a mental illness and a substance addiction. Substance addiction is a problem all across our…