October 2012 - Sovereign Health Group
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A Dual Diagnosis Inventory Dual diagnosis rehabilitation specializes in the treatment of substance abuse and dependence when accompanied by a mental illness diagnosis. If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with chemical dependency plus one of the following mental illnesses, dual diagnosis rehab could be the right treatment. ·      Depression ·      Anxiety ·      […]

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Insurance for rehab services to support mental health, eating disorders and addiction treatments is a luxury that thousands of people in the United States are currently unable to afford. Sovereign Health of California was committed to revolutionizing the way health insurance is used in treatment facilities in an attempt to help more people get the […]

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Nathaniel was in our Lake Arrowhead mental treatment facility before coming down to the Sovereign Health facility in San Clemente to share his experiences about music therapy, nutritional therapy and group living. Nathaniel says the treatment and staff helped him see the light at the end of the tunnel. Prior to coming to the mental […]

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Sovereign Health remains committed to their continuing mission to educate and raise awareness regarding the complex world of mental health issues. There are ever changing new topics to discuss in the field of mental health, especially issues related to eating disorders and substance abuse. Frequently these hot topics are discussed during Sovereign Health’s monthly networking […]

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Explaining Dual Diagnosis To Friends and Family When you work at a dual diagnosis center, sometimes you forget how to explain the most basic aspects of treatment to someone who is not in the industry.   This article from the National Mental Health Association puts it most plainly: http://www.nmha.org/go/information/get-info/co-occurring-disorders/dual-diagnosis “A person who has [dual diagnosis] has […]

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Sovereign Health prides itself on helping share research and raise awareness when it comes to the mental health field. Sovereign Health organizes monthly networking events to discuss topics like eating disorders (bulimia, anorexia, orthorexia & more), K2 spice addiction, bipolar disorder, opiate addiction, depression, alcohol dementia, meth detox, marijuana addiction, alcohol abuse and how patients […]

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What is Addiction? Addiction refers to an overpowering need for drugs or alcohol, resulting in compulsive use, even though it might be adversely affecting the addicted individual’s life. The craving to use drugs or alcohol is so strong that it becomes more important than anything else, including family, friends, career, even health. These cravings are […]

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Part II: Making your loved one realize that they have a problem and ascertaining your behaviors and actions that might be contributing to the addiction, as well as preventing your loved one from realizing they have an addiction problem. For treatment to be effective it’s important to make the individual suffering from addiction realize that […]

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Part III: Intervention – Getting outside/professional help to get a loved one to realize the seriousness of their problem An intervention is getting a trusted outsider and/or professional to intervene and address your loved one’s addiction problem. It is an effective means of helping your loved one realize they have a problem and ensuring they […]

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How do I know I have a drinking problem? How do I know when it’s time to get help? Are your drinking habits causing problems in your life? If the answer to this question is “yes”, then you probably have a drinking problem – and it’s time to get help!