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Safety at Rehab

Social distancing is something we all now must embrace during this time of this pandemic. While limiting large gatherings and social interactions are critical to stopping the spread of COVID-19, the practice will have other consequences — in particular, on recovery from substance abuse. Outpatient treatment programs have begun canceling or closing their doors to…

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Depression Treatment

Depression Treatment Amid COVID-19 Fears The need for prompt depression treatment has never been more crucial, especially in light of the COVID-19 outbreak, which is one of the most significant pandemics in modern history. This unprecedented occurrence has seen many people develop suicidal thoughts while others drown in drugs and alcohol addiction. All these behavioral…

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Depression and Heart Disease

Are depression and heart disease interlinked? When two conditions show up together time after time it grabs the attention of medical and scientific researchers. Such is the case with symptoms of depression and instances of heart disease or stroke, and previous studies have been inconclusive as to which condition was causal for the other. Depression…

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Is Depression Linked to Zinc Deficiencies?

Depression Linked Zinc Deficiencies Zinc is a dietary mineral that humans need to consume in order to function normally. A range of population groups across the U.S. have unusually high chances of developing zinc deficiencies. Researchers have assessed how depression is linked to zinc deficiencies. This research applies both the onset of depression and the…