Addiction Recovery News
Evidence suggests that anxiety and substance use disorders often go hand-in-hand. Numerous studies have shown that an individual who suffers from anxiety will frequently self-medicate by using drugs or alcohol.
When someone is going to treatment for their addiction to drugs or alcohol, they are a wreck. Their coping mechanism as a substance has been removed. They are likely anxious,
When individuals decide they are ready to go to treatment, the first step is to get substance abuse and mental health evaluation. This will determine the severity of the addiction