depression and alcoholism

How Depression Can Impact Alcoholism

Mental health problems like depression can occur at the same time as alcohol abuse. In fact, the two have such a strong connection in some people that getting treatment for one requires simultaneous treatment for the other. Getting concurrent care for depression and alcoholism could improve your outcome from the treatment for both. Reach out…

alcohol and loneliness

Alcohol Abuse And Loneliness

There is a difference between being alone and loneliness. Loneliness is a negative state of existence that includes being alone and having an inner void or loss. When lonely, you may feel rejected, unloved, ignored, or excluded. These feelings can lead to depression and other negative thoughts that may make it difficult to connect with…

a woman suffering from bipolar disorder

Understanding Bipolar Disorder

Without mental health treatment and appropriate interventions, bipolar disorder gets worse. It is not uncommon for people with bipolar disorder to engage in risqué or thrill-seeking behavior in their highs or attempt self-harm in their lows. However, it is possible to manage this condition with a combination of medication, psychotherapy, healthy living, and regularized schedules.…

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World Suicide Prevention Day

World Suicide Prevention Day is celebrated on September 10 to create awareness of suicide worldwide. The statistics on global suicide are alarming. According to many treatment experts, hundreds of thousands of people die by their hand every year. That leaves behind millions of bereaved family members, friends, and loved ones. But suicides can be prevented.…

a young man struggling to understand major depressive disorder

Help For Major Depressive Disorder

It is normal to feel sad when going through a difficult life season or facing challenges. However, these feelings of sadness should dissipate after some time or when things turn around. Major depressive disorder, aka clinical depression, happens when someone is unable to shake off feelings of extreme sadness for long periods. Clinical depression causes…