How Does Depression Affect Addiction and Recovery

How Does Depression Affect Addiction and Recovery?

How Does Depression Affect Addiction and Recovery? There is an alarming connection between depression and addiction, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible to find an effective treatment plan for both.[1] The National Bureau of Economic Research reports those who battle mental illness, like depression, are 20 percent more likely to become dependent on alcohol and…

Depression and Addiction Treatment in Costa Mesa

Depression and Addiction Treatment in Costa Mesa

Depression and Addiction Treatment in Costa Mesa Depression, a common mood disorder found in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), is a psychiatric disorder affecting about 7.1% of the US population each year.[1] The DSM-5 identifies major depressive episodes as “a period of at least two weeks when a person experienced a depressed…

Symptoms of Alcohol Withdrawal

Symptoms of Alcohol Withdrawal

Symptoms of Alcohol Withdrawal In 2018, the National Survey on Drug Use and Health asked U.S. citizens how often they drank alcohol within a 30-day period. The survey reported that 16.6 million people aged 12 or older were heavy drinkers. In other words, they were binge drinking five or more days during the 30-day period.[1]…

The Trend on Teen Vaping and Addiction

The Trend on Teen Vaping and Addiction Although cigarette smoking rates have hit an all-time low, teen vaping and addiction has spiked in numbers from previous years. Filter’s article, The Teen Vaping Trends We’re Not Talking About, states that although research shows vaping is less harmful than smoking cigarettes, it does not mean vaping comes…