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Addiction is the negative and harmful behavioral response to poor and unstable mental health. Substance abuse is the specific reference to the addiction and misuse of harmful and dangerous substances like alcohol and drugs. Individuals who suffer from addiction problems are typically using alcohol, illicit drugs, and even sex as a means of coping with untreated emotions such as depression, anxiety, and stress. These emotions could be the result of underlying relationship issues, trauma, and abuse.

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Sahar Eftekhar

General & Addiction Psychiatrist

Sahar Eftekhar specializes in the treatment of addiction and substance abuse. Dr. Eftekhar is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Psychiatry and Addiction Psychiatry. She utilizes a comprehensive and integrative approach to help individuals acknowledge their unhealthy behaviors and promote positive and healthy changes to dealing with troubled emotions. Dr. Eftekhar stresses the significance of an initial thorough evaluation and proper diagnosis of specific underlying conditions that may be contributing to addiction. Based off of these initial assessments, Dr. Eftekhar provides effective and meaningful treatment through the practice of both psychopharmacology and psychotherapy.