Panic Disorder: When Fear Overwhelms Anxiety, fear, and nervousness are all common feelings. However, when it crosses the line into panic disorder, it can become a debilitating condition that affects every area of life. Living with panic disorder can be miserable; however, there are ways to recognize it and treat it. Keep reading to learn… Continue reading Panic Disorder: When Fear Overwhelms
What is Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)? Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder is a debilitating condition that is suffered by millions. OCD is a common, chronic, and long-lasting disorder in which a person has uncontrollable, reoccurring thoughts (obsessions) and/or behaviors (compulsions) that they feel the urge to repeat over and over. Keep reading to learn more about Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, the… Continue reading What is Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)?
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?
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Treatment Becoming sober from drugs and alcohol involves much more than simply detoxing and stopping use. Some would say, that is the easy part. The most important part of the recovery journey is to receive therapy for the mental, emotional, and behavioral aspects of it. Mental health conditions can influence… Continue reading Substance Abuse and Mental Health Treatment
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
Your Guide to The Holidays and Mental Health The holidays are right around the corner — a time for cheer, reflection, family, and loved ones. It can also be filled with stress, triggers, and much more, especially during COVID-19. The holidays are not always so easy and fun, especially for those who have struggled with… Continue reading Holidays and Mental Health
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
What is a Dual Diagnosis Or Co-Occurring Disorder? While doing your research into treatment centers and treatment options, you may be finding two unfamiliar terms repeating themselves: dual diagnosis or co-occurring disorder. Addiction treatment makes all the difference when these two are identified, making it even more important for you and your family to know… Continue reading What is a Dual Diagnosis Or Co-Occurring Disorder?