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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder


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 …

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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 …

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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 …

Those suffering from OCD may experience intrusive thoughts.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Can OCD lead to substance abuse?

It is not uncommon for substance abuse to occur in conjunction with an anxiety disorder, such as OCD. 

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.

Even very young children can suffer from obsessive compulsive disorder.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

A 'miscommunication' of the brain may be to blame for OCD

Scientists at the University of Cambridge recently published research that suggests that obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) might be caused by a misfiring in the brain that causes a loss of control over habitual, or compulsive, behavior.