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Bipolar and Co-Occurring Substance Use Disorders

Bipolar and Co-Occurring Substance Use Disorders

Recently, we posted a blog aiming to open up a conversation about bipolar disorder. In it, we addressed some of the stereotypes surrounding the condition. Additionally, we positioned it as a spectrum of disorders. Finally, we highlighted the necessity of...

The Problematic Relationship Between THC and Mental Health

The Problematic Relationship Between THC and Mental Health

Back in September, we talked a little about the dangers of a "marijuana maintenance" plan. For those who are unfamiliar, "marijuana maintenance" refers to substituting THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, for more immediately dangerous drugs like heroin and...

The Benefits of Yoga in Mental Health Treatment

The Benefits of Yoga in Mental Health Treatment

Popular, Positive, and Practical Yoga has been around for over four millennia and yet it remains as popular as ever. In fact, a quick Google search reveals at least 800 yoga studios in the Los Angeles area alone. Furthermore, according to the International Yoga...

Borderline Personality Disorder and Trauma

Borderline Personality Disorder and Trauma

A 2019 meta-analysis of 97 existing studies revealed some strong links between borderline personality disorder and childhood trauma. This is a topic that is very close to our hearts. After all, our mission is to understand early experiences and underlying causes that...

Opening Up About Bipolar Disorder

Opening Up About Bipolar Disorder

There are a lot of popular stereotypes and assumptions surrounding both bipolar disorder and the people who suffer from them. These stereotypes and the stigmas attached to them can prevent folks from getting the treatment they need so we would like to take a moment to...

Treating Dual Diagnoses at Creative Care

Treating Dual Diagnoses at Creative Care

Compassionate, Innovative Treatment At Creative Care, our mission is to provide compassionate, professional, and innovative treatment to ensure long-term recovery and improved quality of life. At the heart of each of our treatment modalities is our person-centered...