The Link Between Anxiety and Addiction: What’s the Connection? Anxiety is the most common mental disorder in the U.S. with more than 40 million adults or 18 percent of the population reporting that they are affected by it on a regular basis . Anxiety causes those who suffer from it to experience a state of […]
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Anxiety and Addiction: Treatment Strategies and Recovery
Anxiety is one of the most common mental disorders that addicted individuals and people in recovery experience. Every person with anxiety will experience it differently, but there is a significant link between substance abuse and anxiety. Anxiety can contribute to substance use disorders, and vice versa, which can make symptoms worse and recovery more difficult.