Hope for the Depressed and Addicted

Hope for the Depressed and Addicted

Depression is a terrible feeling that can be difficult to describe. People who suffer from depression may label it as an extreme sadness with no or little cause. It can also cause tiredness and even thoughts of suicide. Depression and addiction is an interesting study because of the close relationship between the two. Depression can cause addiction, and addiction can cause depression. There is...

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How to Find a Drug Rehab Counselor

How to Find a Drug Rehab Counselor

If you are one of the 23.6 million people in the United States in need of treatment for a substance abuse problem, you may find counseling to be right for you. However, choosing the counselor and counseling program that suits your needs requires a great deal of thought and research. There are a number of aspects to consider when searching for a drug rehab counselor, including their experience,...

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How to Find the Right Support Group

How to Find the Right Support Group

Establishing a support system is a vital part of addiction recovery. Although there are a number of therapeutic options, support groups are among the most successful. Group therapy is a way for you to understand your addiction by understanding the addictions of others. Together, group members learn how to cope with life after recovery. If you have an addiction, you should consider seeking a...

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How to Find a Counselor for Depression

How to Find a Counselor for Depression

Over 14 million people are diagnosed with major depressive disorder in the United States each year. There is no easy fix for depression, but a combination of medication and therapy has proven effective in mediating the symptoms. In order to get the best depression treatment possible, you need to choose the program and counselor that are right for you. There are a number of options at your...

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How Do I Know I Need Depression Therapy?

How Do I Know I Need Depression Therapy?

Depression impacts one in every four adults each year. If left untreated, depression can lead to serious health problems, isolation from friends and family, and even death. Mental illness plays a role in 90 percent of all suicides. Often you do not realize how severe your depression is until it is brought to your attention by a loved one. Read on to learn some signs of depression, and decide if...

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Bipolar Depression Treatment

Bipolar Depression Treatment

While only roughly three percent of the United States population is afflicted with bipolar disorder – also referred to as manic depression – it is serious a mental disorder that presents symptoms in early adulthood. Although children are not generally diagnosed with the disorder, it is hereditary. More information about manic depression can be found below, including characteristics of...

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