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5 Fast Answers About Co-occurring Disorders

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When two or more disorders exist within the same patient, it’s termed a “co-occurring disorder.” Once called “dual diagnosis,” this condition is common and treatable with a proper assessment and treatment plan, by experienced mental health professionals who have expertise in such conditions. What are Co-occurring Disorders? When two or more mental disorders (such as… Read On »

What is Bipolar Disorder?

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An Overview of this Mental Health Disorder  Like many mental health issues, bipolar disorder is largely misunderstood by the general public who also doesn’t realize it can be effectively treated with lifestyle changes, psychotherapy, and medication.  In its simplest terms, it’s an illness that affects a person’s ability to regulate or control their moods. Of… Read On »

Fentanyl – The Upsurge in the Opioid Crisis

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With opioids making daily headlines for the past four years it might be possible to become immune to the severity of the problem. But the problem persists and in fact, has become more deadly. And now, a synthetic opioid—fentanyl—has come to the forefront as the leading killer in the class of opioids. The National Vital… Read On »

Harvesting Gratitude

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“You should be grateful for what you have.”   This suggestion is often given to alcoholics, whether in active addiction or during their recovery. The topic of “gratitude” is frequently proposed in 12 Step discussion meetings, and if you have ever been in such a meeting, you know that the dialogue which follows can quickly… Read On »

Selling Oranges

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by Dr. John Dyben, Chief Clinical Officer, Origins Behavioral HealthCare I was once told a story about a little boy living in Guatemala City. Every day, this boy would board the hot, busy, crowded buses trying to sell oranges from a bag he carried with him. The boy would go up to people and say… Read On »

Waiting to Address Addiction Till After the Holidays? Don’t.

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Anyone who’s part of a family knows that when one member of the family is sick or in crisis, the entire family is affected. Those who’ve faced holidays with an addicted loved one know that these effects can be even more pronounced during the holiday season. Holiday Stress, Magnified Hectic preparations, prolonged interaction with family… Read On »

The Power of Faith

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by Connie Motley, Executive Clinical Director, Origins South Padre I was recently asked to represent Origins in Denver and New York City. This prompted me to give considerable thought to what it is that we are doing and just what is the goal of recovery. It occurred to me we are bearers of hope for… Read On »

Meet Hanley Center’s Staff Psychiatrist, Dr. Mangrola

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Dr. Raju Mangrola is Hanley Center at Origins’ new Staff Psychiatrist. He has been in practice for over 25 years. Through his extensive work with addictive and co-occurring disorders, he brings a wealth of knowledge in evaluation and treatment. He has also been active in speaking forums addressing the issues related to addiction and the… Read On »

The Bright Spot

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by Brad Sylvain, Executive Director, Hanley Center at Origins It’s that time of year again where we prepare to celebrate our alumni and their success. Alumni Reunion for Origins is a special time of year, it is a time where each and every one of us has the opportunity to reflect on and celebrate some… Read On »

Wake Up

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by Chris Raymer, Vice President of Recovery Services, Origins Behavioral HealthCare “If you believe that feeling bad or worrying long enough will change a past or future event, then you are residing on another planet with a different reality system”. — William James Myers (not the evil twin) and I turned 65 in September. This… Read On »