how does depression affect addiction and recovery

How Does Depression Affect Addiction and Recovery?

Addiction and mental health are two things that can cause tremendous problems for a person if they are not properly addressed. The National Institute on Drug Abuse published data indicating a correlation between substance abuse and mood disorders like depression. According to the date, those who have been diagnosed with a mood disorder are more…

what to expect in addiction counseling

What To Expect in Addiction Counseling

The 2018 NSDUH (National Survey on Drug Use and Health)  showed that over 20 million Americans have a substance use disorder. This number translates to about 1 in 13 Americans needing treatment for a range of substance abuse problems. Addiction and substance abuse disorders can affect anyone, regardless of age, gender, background or education. Therefore,…