Common Male Eating Disorder Symptoms

Eating disorders are serious, potentially life-threatening mental illnesses. While eating disorders are often portrayed as illnesses that only affect females, this simply isn’t the case. It’s estimated that eight to 10 million people in the United States suffer from an eating disorder, and around 10 percent of those are men. However, the number is thought to be much higher, as … Read More

Co-Occurring Disorders: Double The Danger

Many who find themselves with a substance use disorder, that is to say in a state of substance abuse or dependency, have found themselves in this place due to self-medication. Whether or not they had identified or were fully aware of the extent of their mental health issues, they instinctively turned to alcohol or other drugs to abate the symptoms … Read More

5 Things To Know About Co-Occurring Disorders

    For many individuals, alcohol and drug abuse are often accompanied by other mental health disorders such as depression and anxiety. In fact, about 50 percent of individuals with a severe mental health disorder also suffer from a substance abuse problem. While these may seem like separate issues, there is actually a term for disorders that go hand-in-hand like … Read More