woman thinking about panic attack vs. anxiety attack

Panic Attack Vs. Anxiety Attack: What’s The Difference?

Panic attack and anxiety attack are two conditions that are used interchangeably, but these two terms have different meanings. Panic attacks involve an abrupt surge of intense discomfort or fear and are usually accompanied by mental and physical symptoms. On the other hand, anxiety is something everyone experiences. This includes the protective and emotional responses…

man hunched over sitting on bed wondering how drugs affect mental illness

How Drugs Affect Mental Illness and Addiction Recovery

The most common reason for substance abuse isn’t due to peer pressure or because of some type of moral failing. The leading cause of substance abuse is because of mental illness. Many people who begin abusing drugs are trying to self-medicate depression, anxiety, trauma, or some other form of mental illness. While the substances give…

doctor and man discussing depression treatment

Depression Treatment During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Depression Treatment According to CDC, as of 18th March 2020, there are 7038 reported cases of coronavirus in the United States. The current coronavirus pandemic is a rare and particular situation. It not only affects people physically but also psychologically. Many people may experience anxiety and depression as a result of the pandemic. Mental health…

woman sitting on floor with signs and symptoms of anxiety

Healthy Paths to Cope, Manage, and Overcome Symptoms of Anxiety

If anxiety controls your life, there’s hope for you with anxiety treatment in Tennessee. Encore Health Group assigned an entire division to help you toward becoming someone with whole-person wellness. You’ll have powerful allies on your journey to manage and overcome your symptoms of anxiety and regain your confidence and strength. Anxiety is soul-crushing. Constant…

Therapist explaining the connection between depression anxiety and substance abuse

Connection Between Depression, Anxiety, and Substance Abuse

At first glance, they look like they are completely separate conditions. Depression and anxiety have unique symptoms. The same goes for chemical dependency. That said, there’s actually a connection between depression, anxiety, and substance abuse. Connecting the Dots between Mood Disorders and Substance Abuse At a mental health and substance abuse treatment center in Tennessee,…