Entries by Chicago Behavioral Hospital

Mental Health Services for Women Opens

Chicago Behavioral Hospital opened an inpatient and intensive outpatient women-only program for the treatment of mental illnesses, such as depression, anxiety, postpartum depression, and suicidality. Women who have an addiction to drugs, alcohol or prescribed medication can also receive treatment in The Women’s Program at Chicago Behavioral Hospital. “We offer trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy […]

Understanding Various Chemical Dependencies

Watching your child or sibling struggle with chemical dependency can be hard to witness and even harder to help them overcome. Some family members might think it is an addiction that can simply be stopped by going “cold turkey” or by limiting the persons’ intake down to a more acceptable level. But taking this away […]

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 […]