Do I Need a Mood Disorder Specialist?

Mood disorders can be a disruptive factor in your life. If you are struggling with one or more mood disorders, or are suffering from co-occurring mood disorders and addiction issues, you may find that treatment from a mood disorder specialist can transform your life. Understanding Mood Disorders Mood disorders can take many forms and can … Read more

How Does Fame Influence Drug Abuse?

The relationship between fame and drug abuse is complicated and multi-faceted. In many cases the impression that famous people use drugs may be caused by media coverage. Entertainment news shows and tabloids are unlikely to treat their viewers to stories about addicted mothers, teachers, doctors, or factory workers. But there are both causal and circumstantial … Read more

Why Addiction Is Not a Muse

Creativity, drug use and mental health concerns are often connected and, unfortunately, often romanticized. Idealizing artistic lives of inner turmoil and addiction leads some to believe drug use is a way to access creativity or inspiration while the truth is just the opposite. Drug use and addiction limit a person’s productivity and creativity, and artists … Read more