woman thinking about the connection between depression and drug abuse

Depression and Drug Abuse: How They Are Linked

There is a connection between depression and drug abuse that cannot be ignored. Research shows 43 percent of people who have a substance use disorder also have been diagnosed with mental health disorders such as anxiety and depression, or have symptoms of them, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Recognizing this risk, it…

man having anxiety during a pandemic

Coping With Anxiety During A Pandemic

When times are difficult, mental health issues like depression and anxiety are on the rise. That’s not good news, but it is understandable. Unfortunately, the extra level of anxiety during a pandemic often goes untreated and can lead to other problems and concerns. Mental health conditions are frequently related to drug and alcohol addiction. For…