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Recognizing World Bipolar Day

World Bipolar Day creates a unique opportunity to increase awareness about a debilitating condition that impacts our valued community members. This mental health awareness day takes place on March 30 each year and helps focus support on people dealing with bipolar disorder. During the month of March, millions of people around the world participate in…

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Most Common Mental Health Issues in Florida

Mental health disorders can be debilitating. They impact every area of your life. It is not uncommon for our therapists to uncover underlying mental health disorders in men and women with addiction. During the detox process, it can become evident that there’s an underlying condition that needs treatment. The good news is, treatment can be…

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What Mental Health Issues Lead to Addiction?

A large percentage of people who have mental health disorders use drugs or alcohol to self-medicate. These substances can effectively hide the symptoms of mental health conditions, making it difficult for anyone to recognize what’s happening. A person struggling with mental health disorders needs treatment for this condition and their addiction to heal. At Serenity…

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How Bipolar Disorder Perpetuates Addiction

If you have bipolar disorder, it may serve as one of the underlying causes of addiction. The intense mood swings that occur with bipolar disorder can take over your life. Unfortunately, many people who have co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders choose to self-medicate with drugs and alcohol. At Serenity House Detox & Recovery Florida, we…

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Link Between Depression and Addiction

If you have an addiction and feel depressed all the time, you may not realize that both conditions are related. Furthermore, you may know that one condition may be the reason why the other condition exists. Yet, there is a strong link between depression and addiction. Both conditions are known as co-occurring disorders. Detox center…