The Dangers of Self-Medicating for Depression

The Dangers of Self-Medicating for Depression

Depression is one of the most prevalent mental illnesses on the planet. Approximately 300 million people around the world suffer from some type of depression, and without treatment, it can result in suicide. Depression manifests itself in various symptoms, including...
Depressant Addiction and Recovery

Depressant Addiction and Recovery

Depressant substances generally work by slowing down the body and thus creating a sense of relaxation. Alcohol is one of the most common depressants. It is legal and widely available. Many who eventually become addicted start out by using alcohol in small amounts,...
Addiction – A State of Emergency

Addiction – A State of Emergency

As most of you know, the federal government has declared the Opioid Epidemic a National State of Emergency. That was some time ago and to our knowledge, a plan to accompany this state of emergency has not come to fruition. Approximately 150 people are dying every day...