A look at the connection between mood disorders and addiction. Often, one feeds the other. But which came first? Plus, a simple 5-step process for making sure you get the treatment that you need.
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In addiction recovery, you must get a hold of Existential Grief! A HOW TO HEAL GUIDE so that you can resolve addiction on a deep, spiritual level. More here !
In terms of addiction, Existential Grief can continually derail recovery and unexpectedly trigger relapse – unless you get a handle on it. More on why regaining a connection with a sense of place and having belief in a higher power is so important to recovery. More here!
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.
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.