Depression

Depression can be inhibiting and isolating. Learn how you can better your mental health and strengthen your recovery.
Mental Health

What to Do When You Are Struggling with Addiction and Depression

Know that you are not alone in suffering from a co-occurring disorder. In fact, 37 percent of those battling alcoholism and 53 percent of those struggling with drug addiction also suffer from at least one serious mental health disorder. Depression and anxiety being the most common.
Mental Health

5 Ways to Tackle Seasonal Depression

Have you been feeling a bit down lately? If so, you may be suffering from seasonal affective disorder. Learn what you can do to combat the symptoms.
Mental Health

How to Stop Feeling So Hopeless

Have you been experiencing signs of hopelessness? Don’t let these feelings take over, there are tangible steps you can take to begin feeling stronger about yourself and your situation.
Mental Health

Every 40 Seconds, Suicide Takes a Life

Individuals struggling with alcoholism and drug addiction are more likely to attempt suicide than those without substance use disorders. Learn how to recognize suicide warning signs and what you can do to help someone in need.
Mental Health

Is It Sadness, or Is It Depression?

Sadness and depression are often thought to be the same. Here’s why this misconception is harmful and how you can distinguish depression from the blues.
Family Wellness

How to Talk to Your Loved One About Your Mental Health

Talking to your friends and family about your mental health isn't always easy. Here are some tips to help you have this important conversation and get the support you need.
Family Wellness

8 Ways You Can Help Someone Struggling with Depression

Like addiction, depression is a disease that can disrupt a person’s quality of life. Learn what you should and shouldn’t do to help a loved one cope with it.
Mental Health

Seasonal Affective Disorder: What You Need to Know About Your Winter Blues

10 million Americans suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), a type of depression that occurs during specific times of the year. Learn how to spot signs of SAD and how to combat this disorder.
Mental Health

Kate Spade, Anthony Bourdain, and 44,963 Others: Why We Need to Talk About Mental Health

When news of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain’s suicides broke, the world was shocked. But the sad reality is that suicide is much more common you think. Learn how to recognize mental health issues and what you can do to get help.
Mental Health

Bad Habits to Avoid for Better Mental Health

Despite your best efforts, you may have established some seemingly harmless habits that are actually negatively impacting your mental health. Learn what they are and how you can kick those habits to the curb.
Drug Addiction

What Are Common Signs of Mental Illness in Addiction?

Addressing mental health concerns is an important part of addiction treatment. Lisa Westerson, Assistant Clinical Director at Mountainside treatment center, shares common signs of mental illness and what you should do if you recognize these signs.
Mental Health

When Disaster Strikes: How to Prevent Natural Disasters from Triggering a Relapse

Natural disasters can induce anxiety in general, but they are especially destructive to those recovering from addiction. Avoid relapse using these tips.
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