Midwest Recovery Centers Blog
Depression is typically viewed as a chronic condition, meaning that while it can’t be cured necessarily, it can be treated and well-managed to where your symptoms don’t interfere with your life.
There is evidence that anxiety can run in families or that there is a genetic component, but there are many other factors that contribute to these mental health disorders.
Living a sober life has advantages that extend beyond the absence of alcohol or substance use. Embracing sobriety can lead to profound positive transformations, both physically and mentally.
Certain drugs can potentially cause brain damage, especially in situations of heavy or prolonged use. The extent of the damage depends on individual factors.
It’s possible to abuse cocaine and not be addicted. Addiction is a diagnosable disease based on a set of specific criteria. The following are some of the requirements and signs of cocaine addiction.
There are several risks associated with synthetic marijuana products, and they are not considered a “safe” alternative to any substance.
It’s not expected to become addicted to heroin after using it once, but again, the risk of addiction depends on the person, their genetics, mental health, and their social environment.
At Midwest Recovery Centers, mental health care and addiction treatment are evidence-based. One clinically proven way that we offer evidence-based care is through pharmacogenomics or PGx.
This non-invasive procedure is used in mental health to treat certain conditions, especially depression, but others, including addiction, as well.
Even though relapse doesn’t mean failure, understanding the triggers that may lead to a relapse is essential to maintaining progress.