Addiction or dependency is the expected outcome of frequent substance use. People use different kinds of substances around the world. It is estimated 164 million of the world population had alcohol and drug use disorder in 2016. Negative health impact in addition to the mental health correlation put the addiction on the top priority of treatment policies.
I usually start with a brief assessment for discovering the factors that affect the addiction particularly depression and anxiety. I apply the techniques of CBT and mindfulness to support my clients on this journey
Addiction is outcome of a mental health struggle in a person who is looking for peace and serenity but constantly gets lost in darkside of mind.