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Mental Illness Statistics Show Treatment Deficit

According to mental illness statistics from the National Alliance on Mental Illness, approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. suffers from a mental disease. Although mental health in general is increasingly in the news, it is important to keep in mind that, just like physical illness, mental health issues widely vary in terms of…

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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…

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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…

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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,…