Blog Posts - Addiction Psychiatry

"I just like to get high"

I recently had a conversation with a family member of an addict and he related this story. His family member had been an addict for several years and over the course of that time had been in an out of several treatment programs at a cost of many tho...
by Synergy Group Services Blog on Dec 18, 2008

"A doctor told me I was bipolar once, but...."

"I didn't believe him and I didn't want to be bipolar, so I ignored him"In the meantime this person continued to be an addict and many years later he is just starting his rehab. better late than never but imagine if he had just accept
by Synergy Group Services Blog on Dec 16, 2008

Why can't doctors get it right?

Data from as far back as 2002 tells us that one out of every three patients diagnosed with depression actually suffer from bipolar depression. The problem lies not so much in the misdiagnosis of these patients but in their mistreatment. When patien...
by Synergy Group Services Blog on Dec 5, 2008

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