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Thursday, July 13th, 2023

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At Pine Grove, we believe that education and research are integral to effective treatment. Our blog content includes messages from our staff members, discussion of new studies, and advice for those in every stage of recovery.

The Connection Between ADHD and Substance Abuse

Thursday, July 13th, 2023
ADHD and substance abuse

The Connection Between ADHD and Substance Abuse

Substance abuse is a multifaceted illness that arises due to an array of factors, including attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Read on to learn more about the connection between ADHD and substance [...]


5 Ways Addiction Impacts the Brain

Addiction is more than a behavioral health problem; it’s a complex illness. Drugs and alcohol significantly alter the brain’s structure and function, making it increasingly challenging to abstain from [...]

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Family History and Addiction

The complex connection between heredity and environment remains a compelling area of study in the addiction medicine community. Many people with a family history of substance use disorders wonder [...]

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PTSD Awareness Month

By: Ted Crawford, MS, LMFT June is National PTSD Awareness month. Everyone has some amount of trauma in their past that hasn’t been fully processed or, (“digested”). Even though the actual events [...]

Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, devoted to increasing public understanding of this progressive form of dementia and its effects. Worldwide, more than 55 million people live with [...]

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National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week 2023

America’s opioid abuse and overdose epidemic is well-documented, which can cause other information about drugs and alcohol to go overlooked. Since addiction is such a complex and multifaceted illness, [...]

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Amphetamine Dependence and Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that causes dramatic, uncontrollable mood swings. People with this condition alternate between bouts of mania and depression, which can disrupt sleep, energy levels, [...]

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Getting Mental Health Treatment for Your Adult Child

Watching your child go through a mental health crisis can be difficult and heartbreaking, even after they've left the nest. There’s often a sense of helplessness involved, especially if [...]

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July 22 Is World Brain Day

Every year on July 22, an ambitious campaign advocates for global brain health by spreading awareness of the importance of maintaining healthy cognition for life. If you drink or [...]

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How to Stop Gambling

In recent years, gambling has become more normalized and accessible than ever before. Aside from Hawaii and Utah, every state in the country offers some type of legalized gambling. [...]


Ativan Side Effects in the Elderly

Lorazepam, marketed under the brand name Ativan, is an anxiety-reducing medication. This drug is in a family called benzodiazepines, which are sedatives that affect the brain and nervous system. [...]