Why is Depression So Common with Alcohol Abuse?

Why is Depression So Common with Alcohol Abuse?

Many people who abuse alcohol or suffer from alcohol addiction are also battling depression. The prevalence rates for major depressive disorder in people with alcohol abuse and alcohol dependence are 11.3% and 27.9%, respectively. Why is depression so common with alcohol abuse and addiction? Does…

Addict Behavior: 11 Key Tips to Recognizing an Addiction

Addict Behavior: 11 Key Tips to Recognizing an Addiction

The impact of addiction is much greater than just deaths from a drug overdose but the statistics can focus the mind somewhat. Over 69,000 people died in the United States in the year to February 2019. Drug overdoses killed 770,000 Americans since 1999. Addiction is…

The Ultimate Short and Sweet Self-Care Guide of 2020

The Ultimate Short and Sweet Self-Care Guide of 2020

Saying no doesn’t make you mean, it makes you mindful of your own health and well-being. It’s okay to say “I” and “me” sometimes and then follow them up with action. A good self-care guide is a great place to start. Taking care of yourself…

The Perks of Online Therapy

The Perks of Online Therapy

At some point in life, some of us simply need someone to talk to about things that happen in life. The best option is to talk about the problems in life with experts or therapists because you can have the best solution for life. However,…

Bearing Anxiety? Breathe & Relax, You Can Conquer It Naturally

Bearing Anxiety? Breathe & Relax, You Can Conquer It Naturally

Just like day-to-day activities, anxiety is also a normal part of life. It’s just the body’s universal way of responding to stress. Also, you can say that it is a byproduct of breathing in a confusing world.    Oftentimes, anxiety isn’t bad at all, it…

Why Panic Doesn’t Help – Steps to Take to Reduce Stress-Induced by Coronavirus

Why Panic Doesn’t Help – Steps to Take to Reduce Stress-Induced by Coronavirus

We are living in very frightening moments. Everywhere from the social media to the news, reports about COVID-19 have taken over, leaving most of us with a common question, “how can you deal with coronavirus anxiety?” To keep safe from the ordeal, it is advisable…

How To Create A Successful And Comfortable Drug And Alcohol Treatment Experience

How To Create A Successful And Comfortable Drug And Alcohol Treatment Experience

     Drug and alcohol treatment can work for you. However hopeless you believe yourself to be…and whoever you are, the right drug and alcohol treatment program will help you to reach where you need to go. Maybe it’s not the first time you’ve been to a…

The 5 Rules of Drug Relapse Prevention

The 5 Rules of Drug Relapse Prevention

Drug addiction is a disease that can tear families apart. Making that decision to seek help is not easy; it requires patience and a lot of courage. In the end, the time spent working oneself is worth it. The first thing that patients are taught…

Understanding Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD)

Understanding Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD)

Alcohol use disorder manifests when you drink so much that your body becomes dependent on alcohol. Are you struggling with AUD? You are not alone. 15.1 million adults and 623,000 adolescents in the United States suffer from AUD. You can contact the mental health treatment…

Health benefits of bingo

Bingo is the name given to the American version of a community game which has its origins in an Italian lottery called ‘Lo Giuoco del Lotto D’Italia’. This game was in fact extremely popular during the mid-1500s! It reached North America in the year 1929…