Post-acute withdrawal syndrome (PAWS) happens in the second stage of detoxing from substance abuse, and the best treatments are typically a combination of medication and therapy.
Seasonal depression isn’t just something that affects people in the winter, it can occur in the spring, too. There are ways to combat this depression, and get you through it.
When we’re little, we learn by doing things wrong and experiencing the consequences: we pull the cat’s tail and get scratched, we get curious about the oven and get burned and we repeatedly crash land when Dad first takes the training wheels off our bikes. Kids learn quickly that certain techniques work; it’s those techniques Read more about Steps to Help You Learn From Your Mistakes[…]
It’s tough enough being diagnosed with clinical depression or substance abuse on their own, as both can be all-consuming struggles to deal with individually. But being told — or even realizing you have — a dual diagnosis can be just downright, well, depressing. Depression and substance abuse have always been very closely linked; so close, Read more about How Depression and Substance Abuse Are Connected[…]