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Bipolar disorder and addiction

Living Mindfully: Addiction and Bipolar Disorder

Our next installment in our Living Mindfully series is recognizing the intersection between addiction and bipolar disorder. While bipolar disorder can be misunderstood, this disease impacts a large segment of the population who struggle with substance abuse. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 2.6% of adults in the United States live with bipolar […]

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Addiction and profession

Addiction and Professions

As we’ve discussed in recent articles, addiction can find its way into any community or industry sector. Addiction doesn’t discriminate based on class or socioeconomic status. Numerous studies have shown a correlation between high-stress occupations and substance abuse. The following statistics note particular professions that report high levels of addiction. This information is intended to […]

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Veterans and Addiction

Veterans and Addiction

In light of remembering and acknowledging veterans, we are discussing the need to extend encouragement and support for the mental health of this community. An estimated 23.4 million veterans live in the United States, along with 2.2 million military service members and 3.1 million immediate family members. We often recognize our active-duty military men and […]

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