Entries by Chicago Behavioral Hospital

Depression and the Drug Addiction Relationship

Psychiatric Services Psychiatric services can encompass a wide range of mental illnesses including, but certainly not limited to, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorders, eating disorders and much more. Each of these can eventually lead to drug or alcohol abuse, especially in teenagers who are faced with tough decisions on a daily basis from peers in and […]

Overcoming Addiction to Opiates & Narcotics

Opiates such as heroin and prescription painkillers are a commonly used narcotic to gain a feeling of indifference or numbness. When things are going bad in life, a person may turn to opiates to erase those emotions, but they can then fall into a downward spiral and are unable to stop using them. When individuals […]