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What is a Substance Abuse Disorder?

A substance abuse disorderĀ is when a person uses drugs and/or alcohol to a point where it leads to major health problems or complications with his/her responsibility, such as work, school, or home. As the recent opioid epidemic tells us, substance abuse is a common mental illness within the United States. One of the biggest reasons

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What is an Anxiety Disorder?

People with an anxiety disorder will feel fear or worry to a point where it won’t stop and holds the potential to worsen over time. For some, anxiety impedes on their lives so much, they have trouble with important factors such as school, work, and/or relationships. An anxiety disorder produces what are normal human emotions;

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