Ohio County Court Recognizes Link between Addiction and Mental Illness

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As Ohio’s most populous county, Franklin County has its fair share of exposure to the intersecting issues of addiction and mental health in the community. To help residents struggling with mental health and substance dependence get help, the Franklin County Municipal Court mental health program is giving defendants brought up on drug charges a way … Read More

How to Fight Food Addiction in Ohio Rehab

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For many people, having a healthy and balanced relationship with food can be a struggle. Some are not particularly food-motivated and may find it easy to adopt the “eat to live” mindset of having a utilitarian, measured approach to eating. However, for those struggling with food addiction, eating can serve as an escape from boredom … Read More

Addiction and Mental Illness: Why the Two Go Hand-in-Hand in Ohio

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For the uninitiated, it can sometimes be difficult to discern the difference between mental illness and addiction. This is partially because the symptoms of depression, erratic behavior, and other external markers can appear quite similar. The truth is that while addiction and mental illness are separate and distinct diseases, there is some overlap in the … Read More

Amendment Petition May Help Ohio Addicts Get Treatment Instead of Jail Time

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As a leading provider of addiction education and treatment in Ohio, The Recovery Village Columbus is always seeking ways to de-stigmatize drug dependency and to encourage treatment rather than jail time for those whose lives have been affected by this illness. A new amendment called the Neighborhood Safety Drug Treatment, and Rehabilitation Amendment may help … Read More

Ohio Universities Concerned about Binge Drinking among Students

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Ever since the days of “Animal House,” binge drinking has been a commonly accepted and often joked-about aspect of the American college experience. As home to some of the country’s most renowned colleges and universities, this is undoubtedly a significant problem in the state of Ohio and one that has many educators and parents rightfully … Read More

How to Use the Services of an Interventionist in Ohio

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Addiction does not just affect the afflicted individual; it can tear apart entire families and cause decades of stress and heartache. Drug and alcohol dependency are ongoing problems in the United States and especially in Ohio, which had more than 4,000 unintentional overdose deaths in 2016 alone. With many families facing the challenge of addiction, … Read More

Former Ohio State Neurosurgeon Spearheading Use of Brain Imaging in Addiction Treatment

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Doctors may soon have new tools for identifying and treating the parts of the brain stimulated by addictive substances such as illicit drugs and alcohol. Dr. Ali Rezai, director of West Virginia University’s Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute and former Ohio State researcher, is currently studying how MRI tech and other computer-enhanced imaging tools can potentially be … Read More

How Do Ohio Sober Houses Work?

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As one of Ohio’s leading providers of addiction treatment, Recovery Village Columbus is committed to helping those recovering from addiction re-assimilate to society and have fulfilling interactions within their community. No matter what stage of your recovery journey you are in currently, having a supportive interim environment can be a vital aspect of staying on … Read More

Ohio Rehab Romance: Why You Might Want to Think Twice

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You have settled into a treatment program for your drug addiction and things are going well. You are building strength and confidence every day and you feel newly energized. You are also likely finding friends in rehab who understand what you are experiencing and who are going through their own battle with addiction as well. … Read More

Fentanyl and Cocaine: A Nightmare Mix in Ohio

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Drug addiction is frightening and full of unknowns. Part of the danger is that you cannot always know what may be mixed in with the drugs you are using. You may think you are using one type of drug and not be aware that it is cut with something far more dangerous. Overdose deaths are … Read More