Sex Addiction (Definition and Diagnosis)

Sex addiction is one of the more misunderstood diseases in modern medical history. It’s even more misconstrued due to the fa...
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The Link Between Homelessness and Addiction

The American Dream is a simple one. At least, it is simple to understand. It’s built on the philosophical ideals that hard w...
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Compulsive Shopping Addiction: “Shopping For Tr...

Shopping addiction has a technical name that is called Omniomania. This literally means obsessive shopping, and it is perhaps...
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Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Body Dysmorphic Disorder (also known as BDD, body dysmorphia, dysmorphic syndrome, or dysmorphophobia), is a condition  that ...
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What to Look For in a Malibu Treatment Center

For addicts and alcoholics, there is one important step that must be made before they can pick where to go for treatment. It d...
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Dual Diagnosis: Treatment and Medication

Dual Diagnosis is one of the more complex disorders in the substance abuse landscape; yet despite its challenges, its treatmen...
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Living With a Dual Diagnosis Spouse

In the treatment community the term “dual diagnosis” is used as a sort of catch all for people with a number of conditions...
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Addiction and Depression

The addictive soul is a sad and tricky thing. When a loved one is dependent on drugs or alcohol the condition creates a lot of...
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Dual Diagnosis Addiction

Drug addiction can be a difficult disease to care for. Even with years of medical research and psychiatric studies to show the...
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Dual Diagnosis: Treatment and Medication

Dual Diagnosis is one of the more complex disorders in the substance abuse landscape; yet despite its challenges, its treatmen...
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Eating Disorders: The Disease and Symptoms

Eating disorders fall under several different sub-sections and categories, which we will discuss. But in a nutshell, all eatin...
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Choosing A Dual Diagnosis Facility

Dual Diagnosis (also called co-existing disorders, COD) is when one suffers from mental illness and substance abuse. One of th...
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Mental Health Disorders in the Persian Community

In the years between 2010 and 2013, Creative Care served over 30 clients from the Persian community that were suffering from u...
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Mental Health Disorders in the Persian Community

In the years between 2010 and 2013, Creative Care served over 30 clients from the Persian community that were suffering from u...
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Dual Diagnosis Is A Key To Successful Recovery

Most people with a dual diagnosis are able to successfully achieve recovery. Dual diagnosis comes in many forms – Any combin...
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Treating a Dual Diagnosis of Depression and Addic...

Physiological and psychiatric disorders put the Dual in our Dual Diagnosis and addiction treatment. For 22 years we've treated...
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