Seasonal Depression

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a form of depression that is triggered by the change of climate, as there is less sunlight available during the day. Learn what causes Seasonal Depression (SAD), how to recognize it, and what you can do if you suffer from it.
Recovery

Why Taking Care of Your Mental Health Is Essential to Your Recovery

Mental health and addiction often go hand in hand. Understanding how and why is critical to safeguarding your recovery. In this article, Mountainside clinician Meg Currie shares mental health tips to help you avoid relapse.
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

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.
Recovery

How to Have Sober Fun This Winter

For many people in recovery, winter can trigger the blues. Try these tips for having fun during the winter and avoiding relapse.
Mental Health

Winter Blues: How to Recognize and Treat Seasonal Depression

Now that winter has officially settled in, the short, dark days are now also filled with chilling cold and harsh winds. For many, these gloomy winter days can put a damper on their lives.
Relationships

Valentine's Day: A Time of Depression for Those in Recovery

Valentine's day can often bring on feelings of loneliness and depression. For those in recovery, these can be triggering and lead to a relapse. Protect yourself against the valentine's day blues, and learn how to strenghten your recovery.