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5 Coping Techniques to Help with Anxiety

Anxiety involves intense worry, fear, and apprehension that has cognitive, emotional, and physical impacts. For example, when experiencing anxiety, you might have disturbing thoughts, feel scared or out of control, and have a racing heart and shortness of breath. The relationship between anxiety and addiction is complex and intertwined. Many people with anxiety disorders turn…

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3 Signs You Have Seasonal Depression

With the holidays upon us, Americans are revving up to shop, decorate, make travel arrangements, and mark their calendars for parties and celebrations with co-workers, friends, and family. While touted as the most wonderful time of the year, the holiday season is fraught with anxiety and depression for millions of Americans. A significant number of…

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How Mental Health Affects Addiction

Addiction makes permanent changes to your brain. Even after you have successfully gone through detox and recovery, those changes to your neural architecture will still be there. This is what is often called a “chronic brain disorder.” This is the same name given to mental health disorders like schizophrenia and depression. Changes made by addiction…