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Depression Can Trigger Your Addiction

Depression is a common and treatable mental health condition that affects millions of Americans annually. Regardless of the large number of people affected, depression remains vastly misunderstood, ignored, and stigmatized. Importantly, depression and addiction are often closely linked, and depression can trigger addiction. Whether your depression is caused by trauma, a substance abuse addiction, or…

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Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder and When to Seek Help

Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition that used to be called “manic depression.” Bipolar disorder generally involves fluctuations in a person’s mood, from depression to an elevated, euphoric high. There is no cure for bipolar disorder, but it can be managed and treated effectively by participating in a bipolar treatment program. Understanding the symptoms…

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How To Help a Loved One With Depression

Depression is a serious mental health disorder that, if left untreated, can lead to other mental disorders and physical challenges. While more than 17 million people in the United States are diagnosed as suffering from depression, many more have not sought help and treatment. Those closest to us often are the ones who are experiencing…

Millennials Are Losing the Fight Against Overdose and Suicide

Millennials Are Losing the Fight Against Overdose and Suicide

The opioid epidemic is notorious for not discriminating. Opiate addiction has impacted individuals, families and communities from all regions of the country, all economic statuses and all age groups. However, one group hit especially hard by addiction, alcoholism and suicide is Millennials—those born between 1981 and 1996. A recent report co-authored by Trust for America’s…