Bi-Polar Disorder Treatment at Northbound and Addiction Treatment

Often, individuals who have substance use disorder (SUDs) also suffer from mental and behavioral health disorders. People who have addiction combined with another disorder have what professionals call “co-occurring disorders”. One common co-occurring disorder is bipolar disorder; it often affects those who suffer from drug or alcohol addiction.  What is Bipolar Disorder and How Does Read More

Understanding Anxiety Disorders

Those who have dealt with anxiety disorders know it’s more than just worrying and nervousness. Anxiety is a mental illness capable of affecting every aspect of your life. It can keep you from going out with friends, applying for a better job, or pursuing a meaningful relationship. Research shows roughly 1 in 5 people suffer from Read More

9 Things You Can Do to Support a Loved One With Bipolar Disorder

In America, about 5.7 million adults struggle with bipolar disorder.  Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that can be difficult to manage, especially if it’s untreated.  Does your loved one suffer from bipolar disorder? Learn how to help someone with bipolar disorder and provide the support they need. 1. Learn About Bipolar One of the Read More

Understanding the Deadly Link Between Eating Disorders and Substance Abuse

Nearly 8 million Americans suffer from the combination of a mental health disorder and a substance use disorder. Known as dual diagnosis or co-curring disorders, one of the most deadly involves eating disorders and substance abuse. And we’re only now realizing just how common it is for a person to experience both. When an eating disorder Read More