The Risks of Growing Up in an Alcoholic Family

The Risks of Growing Up in an Alcoholic Family

Growing up in a household with an alcoholic parent is not rare, unfortunately, but it is detrimental to long term health. For young children, growing up in a household with an alcoholic parent can shape the rest of the child’s

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Going To Treatment Will Help Depression

Going To Treatment Will Help Depression

Apart from the risk of injury or overdose, self-medicating for depression by abusing substances typically worsens the depression. Drinking a glass of wine might make you feel better for an hour or so, but afterward, you’ll likely feel even worse

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3 Ways To Cultivate Compassion Toward Depression

3 Ways To Cultivate Compassion Toward Depression

Compassion is the best way to approach a loving relationship with someone who is struggling with depression.   Don’t take anyone’s mental illness as a personal offense: When we word it that way, it seems silly to think that someone’s

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