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September is National Recovery Month: Substance Abuse and Mental Illness Treatment

Mental illness and substance abuse tend to be two disorders that have stigmas because they are not widely discussed. Those afflicted tend to suffer in …

Mental Health

May is Mental Health Awareness Month: Mental Illness Treatment

Mental health is often overlooked but is just as important as our physical well-being. Did you know that 1 in 5 people will be affected by …

drug and alcohol treatment

Fairwinds Treatment Center Achieves LegitScript Certification for Drug and Alcohol Treatment

Fairwinds Treatment Center has been certified by LegitScript as we celebrate our 30th anniversary as a dually licensed facility for drug and alcohol treatment and …

Prolonged, excessive worry may be a sign of anxiety.

The connection between anxiety and addiction

Anxiety affects many people in the United States and can be a trigger for addiction. 

Excessive worrying could be a sign of an anxiety disorder.

Facing anxiety disorders

Those suffering from anxiety disorders may also have problems with substance abuse. 

"Girl Interrupted" provides a window into the world of patients struggling with Borderline Personality Disorder.

Examining the Clinical Background to 'Girl, Interrupted'

Patients of borderline personality disorder participate in “potentially self-damaging behaviors” such as reckless driving, binge eating, substance abuse and sex. 

Using understanding to support your adolescent experiencing depression .

Supporting your Teenager through Depression

Understanding that your child may be depressed can lead you to question your own parenting skills.

A young writer shares how she succumbed to anorexia in an effort to control her anxiety.

Anxiety plagues many anorexia sufferers

In a recent Huffington Post, article writer Sarah Illingworth shares her concurrent battles with both anorexia and anxiety, saying that — as is so often the case — the former was her way of coping with the latter.

A new study found a link between children's anxiety levels and the relative size of their brains' "fear centers."

Stanford researchers: Children with anxiety have bigger “fear centers” in brains

Researchers at Stanford University found in a recent study that children with anxiety have enlarged amygdalae, the part of the brain known as the “fear center.”