Substance Abuse and Mental Health in the Army and Marine Corp

Substance Abuse and Mental Health in the Army and Marine Corp

Mental Health and Substance Abuse in Military Populations Military service features many unique lifestyle elements and challenges that play a significant role in health care trends, especially in mental health and substance abuse. Both active duty and veteran military service members have...
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06/28 2022
Maintaining Good Mental Health While Working From Home

Maintaining Good Mental Health While Working From Home

How Working from Home Has Impacted Mental Health Many studies have been done on remote work and mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic. A 2021 survey run by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) found that most remote workers reported negative consequences to their mental...
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05/10 2022
Why Do I Have Anxiety After Drinking Alcohol?

Why Do I Have Anxiety After Drinking Alcohol?

Defining Anxiety Anxiety is defined as people feeling emotions based on fear, nervousness, worried thoughts, and physical changes when experiencing stress. An individual will often feel fear about what will happen and uncertainty of the unknown. When you have a feeling of...
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04/06 2022
Substance Abuse in People With Bipolar Disorder

Substance Abuse in People With Bipolar Disorder

The Truth About Bipolar Disorder Bipolar disorder entails a mental health mood disorder that impacts your ability to regulate your emotions as you experience highs and lows in your emotional state. With approximately 5.7 million Americans currently living with bipolar disorder, the need...
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04/01 2022
The Relationship Between PTSD and Substance Abuse

The Relationship Between PTSD and Substance Abuse

What Is PTSD? Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that occurs within someone after they have witnessed or experienced a life-threatening or traumatic event. During the event, it feels as though you have no control over what is...
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03/30 2022
The Connection Between Depression and Substance Use Disorder

The Connection Between Depression and Substance Use Disorder

Depression in America Clinical depression is at worrisome levels across the nation. According to the Anxiety & Depression Association of America (ADAA), “Major depressive disorder (MDD) is the leading cause of disability in the U.S. for ages 15 to 44.3 and affects...
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03/21 2022
Mental Health and Addiction Treatment in Florida

Mental Health and Addiction Treatment in Florida

The Connection Between Mental Health and Addiction When an individual struggles with both a mental health disorder and an addiction, dual diagnosis treatment is necessary to overcome the illness. Mental health and addiction treatment in Florida can help patients successfully overcome and...
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03/09 2022
Ketamine for Mental Health and Addiction Treatment

Ketamine for Mental Health and Addiction Treatment

What Is Ketamine? Ketamine, an anesthetic approved by the FDA (Federal Drug Administration), comes in both illicit and legal forms and is a drug that can be used for pain relief. There has been a growing body of science and research indicating...
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03/01 2022
Mental Health Effects of Long-Term Meth Use

Mental Health Effects of Long-Term Meth Use

How Meth Affects the Brain and Nervous System Meth is an illicit drug manufactured from harmful chemical compounds that affect your central nervous system, responsible for your brain and spinal cord functioning. When you consume meth, it produces high levels of norephedrine...
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02/17 2022