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?
Mental Health Resources for Musicians The coronavirus pandemic has taken the hold of communities, industries, lives, and so much more. As the world works to get back to “normalization” and life before COVID-19, there are many people who are waiting in the grey area. Some of these people include musicians and music industry workers. Keep… Continue reading Mental Health Resources for Musicians
What is SAMHSA? Established by Congress in 1992, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. In December 2016, the 21st Century Cures Act was signed into law, reauthorizing… Continue reading What is SAMHSA?
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
Even though college can be an exciting time for many young people, there are also many students who struggle with issues of anxiety and depression that may interfere with their studies. College students are in a phase of their life when they are meeting lots of new people, being exposed to new information and… Continue reading Maintaining Mental Health: College Success May Depend on it