Social media engagement releases dopamine which can get young teen brains hooked on likes, shares, and number of friends. How does the trauma from NOT getting these forms of gratification lead to anxiety and depression? More, here.
addiction and depression
Are you struggling with depression in addiction recovery? Not satisfied with the results of drug therapy? This interview describes an alternative way to handle depression. Read more on how to cope with thoughts and feelings in addiction recovery here.
Looking a way to face reality, people in addiction recovery may find themselves feeling depressed. Here, we review some some ways to cope with depression:
Is your teenager struggling with both addiction and depression? Learn how you can help them here.
Many people who are addicted to drugs are also diagnosed with other mental disorders and vice versa. But can you treat depression and addiction at the same time? How does it work and is it effective? More insight here.
Sorrow and self-pity gets in the way of addiction recovery. How can you move out of these unhealthy emotional states? Four (4) steps to a happier, healthier you here.
Depression and anxiety are two common mental health disorders experienced by those close to an active addict, especially if the addicted person is denying their problem. What can you do when in such situation? Learn here.
Uncommunicated grief affects our mental health. What’s the connection between grief and addiction? And how can we resolve grief in recovery? An exclusive Q&A here.
Depression can be a learned behavior. So how can you un-learn being depressed? 7 practical tips for addiction to depression here.
Irritability, sleep problems, and low energy can be signals of clinical depression. So, if you’re in addiction recovery…how are these two conditions related? How are they treated? We review ways you can cope with addiction and depression here.