Seasonal Affective Disorder and Addiction

Seasonal Affective Disorder and Addiction

SAD May be Linked to Substance Abuse and Addiction Those who struggle with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) are more susceptible to the disease of addiction. Seasonal Affective Disorder is classified as a mental illness which means it requires the help of treatment,...
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09/17 2019
The Importance of Mental Wellbeing

The Importance of Mental Wellbeing

Caring for Your Mental Health is of Utmost Importance Many individuals underestimate how much the state of their mental health affects everything else in their lives, from relationships to addiction. If your mental health is suffering then you will not be in...
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09/12 2019
Does Alcohol Have the Potential to Worsen Anxiety?

Does Alcohol Have the Potential to Worsen Anxiety?

The Effects of Alcohol Can Exacerbate Anxiety Studies have shown that alcohol can amplify anxiety in those who struggle with this mental health condition. Those who struggle with anxiety are also more likely to resort to alcohol as a coping mechanism as...
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09/10 2019
The Importance of a Continuum of Care in Recovery

The Importance of a Continuum of Care in Recovery

Seeking Treatment That Offers All Levels of Addiction Care When searching for a treatment center, it’s important to choose a center that offers a full continuum of care. This will ensure that you receive the support and assistance that you need from...
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09/05 2019
The Benefits of Social Connection During Recovery

The Benefits of Social Connection During Recovery

Staying Connected to Friends and Family Aids Mental Health and Recovery Recovery from drug or alcohol addiction can be tough, especially if you were a long-term user. While recovery is always a work in progress, there are certain things that you can...
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09/03 2019
Debunking Common Myths About Addiction

Debunking Common Myths About Addiction

Misconceptions of Addiction and Substance Abuse When it comes to substance abuse and addiction, ideas surrounding these can often be misconstrued, mistaken, and outright wrong. It’s important to understand where truth meets myth when it comes to addiction so that individuals can...
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08/29 2019
What Should We Understand About Opioids?

What Should We Understand About Opioids?

Knowing the Truth About Prescription Medication The class of drugs called Opioids is derived from the poppy plant which naturally carries opium. Opium is a very addictive drug and is often used as a prescription narcotic in certain medications as an analgesic....
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08/27 2019
Finding the Foundation of Addiction

Finding the Foundation of Addiction

Locating the Root Cause of a Substance Abuse Problem It’s important that when treating an addiction to drugs or alcohol, that the root cause of why the individual is using is identified. Once the foundation of the problem becomes apparent, a treatment...
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08/22 2019
The Warning Signs of Addiction

The Warning Signs of Addiction

Indications That a Loved One May be Struggling One of the worst things that a parent, child, or significant other can find out is that their loved one is struggling with a substance abuse problem. If you suspect that a loved one...
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08/20 2019
Top Antidepressant Alternatives

Top Antidepressant Alternatives

Managing Mental Health Disorders the Natural Way Millions of individuals across the nation struggle with depression and other serious mental health problems. Many individuals seek the help of prescription medications in order to manage their condition but oftentimes, these very strong medications...
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08/15 2019