a patient asks a doctor about the difference between a psychiatrist vs a therapist

Psychiatrist Vs Therapist: What’s the Difference?

What type of mental health professional is right for you? That may seem like a simple question, but in fact, it can be very complex to answer. A key difference you may see in psychiatrist vs therapist discussions, where many drug and alcohol treatment programs offer one or the other. Sometimes, these terms are used interchangeably, including…

a man rests his chin on his hands as he thinks about telltale addictive behaviors

Telltale Addictive Behaviors: What Are People Likely to Display?

Not everyone exhibits the signs of alcohol and drug abuse that are very obvious. Many men and women are high-functioning addicts, which means they are able to continue about their day and participate in normal activities. That doesn’t mean they don’t have some of the telltale addictive behaviors that nearly always warrant getting treatment. At…