The typical image that people associate with depression is someone who can’t get out of bed, is unemployed, or can’t get much done because of their feelings. The reality is that people are often ambitious but depressed. In fact, depression and ambition can go hand-in-hand, causing conflicting feelings. Someone who is ambitious but depressed may… Continue reading Can You Be Ambitious and Depressed?
Can Alcohol Make Depression Worse? Depression and alcohol go hand-in-hand. In fact, the prevalence of depression among alcohol-dependent people is high — 63.8%. With such high numbers, it is no secret that depression and alcohol influence each other to make the other worse in the vicious, deadly cycle of addiction. Keep reading to find out… Continue reading Can Alcohol Make Depression Worse?
Musicians and Crew See a Surge in Depression and Anxiety During the Pandemic In a recent article by NME, musicians and crew are experiencing a surge in depression and anxiety brought on by the challenges related to the coronavirus pandemic. Keep reading to find out more about depression and anxiety, how it relates to the… Continue reading Musicians and Crew See a Surge in Depression and Anxiety
Seeking Help Now: Mental Health Facilities and Covid-19 As you well know by now, we are living in uncertain and stressful times, and there is an extremely high likelihood that you have been impacted negatively by COVID-19. Whether that means you’ve lost your job, are experiencing financial hardships, or have high anxiety about contracting the… Continue reading Seeking Help Now: Mental Health Facilities and Covid-19
Does Trauma Lead to Addiction? Trauma is one of the main causes of addiction, whether knowingly or unknowingly. In fact, according to SAMHSA, 75 percent of women and men in substance abuse treatment report histories of abuse and trauma. Negative experiences from the past can have a major impact on an individual’s mental well-being to… Continue reading Does Trauma Lead to Addiction?
As medical marijuana has become slowly legalized in multiple states around the country, more people are turning to marijuana to treat clinical depression. These people feel that marijuana has less harmful side effects than some prescribed psychiatric medicine and that marijuana is also easier accessible and affordable. However, this new trend has been a recently… Continue reading Clinical Depression and Medical Marijuana