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5 Signs of Codependency

Relationships, whether personal or professional, can be complicated. Sometimes, these complications can develop into an unhealthy dynamic for all involved. One of the most common unhealthy habits that develop in a relationship is codependency. When someone in a relationship struggles with substance use disorder (addiction), codependency can further complicate treating the disease. Addiction codependency happens…

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How Mental Health Can Help and Hurt Recovery

At Compass Detox in South Florida, we want patients in our substance abuse detox programs to understand the close relationship between depression, recovery, and mental health. When you feel positive and strong, you can resist cravings and stick to your plan for a drug-free life. However, depression, anxiety, and other mental health issues can leave…