a woman stares at a city as she thinks about depression and overcoming addiction

Depression Plays a Role in Ability to Overcome Addiction

Can depression play a part in a person’s ability to overcome an addiction? According to this recent Science Daily release, it definitely can. A new study suggests that while depressed smokers want to quit the habit just as much as smokers without a depression problem, depression can actually affect the success the individual can experience…

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Mental Health Awareness Month Virtual Activities

May is recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month, a time where we bring mental health disorders to the forefront, work towards removing the stigmas surrounding them, and help those suffering find mental health wellness.  While this year has already transformed our lives, it has also presented a unique opportunity to virtually connect to thousands of…

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Benefits of a Trauma Recovery Program

Trauma recovery programs help individuals suffering from trauma or abuse, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and/or sexual addiction/compulsivity. Such individuals may also be chemically dependent and may even have co-occurring psychiatric issues. Some patients enter a trauma recovery program after they have completed traditional treatment for addiction and have relapsed. Research shows that there’s a high…