woman standing in the kitchen struggling with depression and alcohol

The Connection Between Depression and Alcohol

Depression is a mental health disorder, and alcohol is a substance whose addictiveness may lead to abuse. At first glance, they may seem unrelated. But alcohol abuse and depression often appear as co-occurring disorders. As such, it is critical to understand how depression and alcohol influence each other and what kind of treatments are available…

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How One-on-One Therapy Can Help in Recovery

Drug and alcohol addiction taxes the body and brain. It impacts life, creates stress, and builds obstacles. If you have already gone through treatment, you know just how far you’ve come in knocking down those walls. Yet, there is more work to be done once you are back to living life. One-on-one therapy is an…

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Finding Motivation in Recovery

There is nothing easy about recovery from drug or alcohol addiction. You can be in an addiction treatment center that provides the best staff, the most comprehensive substance abuse treatment program, most comfortable facilities, and even medication-assisted treatment. However, finding motivation in recovery is the key to overcoming your addiction. You have to want to…

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Benefits of Attending Talk Therapy

Regardless of the strides made in talk therapy and the millions of people that therapists have helped over the last century, some people are still apprehensive that talk therapy or psychotherapy works. Furthermore, there is still a perception that the need for therapy is a sign of weakness or inability to properly deal with their…