Woman taking pills living with behavioral health and substance abuse

The Link Between Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse

Behavioral health and substance abuse are inherently connected. The reasons why are complex and worth learning about. Let’s explore the relationship between mental health substance abuse and treatment.     Addiction is a Behavioral Health Disorder The first way behavioral health and substance abuse are connected is simple. Substance abuse is a behavioral health disorder. If…

How Do We Define Addiction Disorder

How Do We Define Addiction Disorder?

  Addiction is a little harder to define than you might think. You might see addiction as a harmful behavior someone can control but simply refuses to change. Addiction disorder is a lot more complicated than that. Just like us—we are complex, thoughtful creatures who see the world in black and white when, in reality,…