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The Relationship Between Depression and Drug Abuse

There are many factors that cause drug abuse. However, the most common is the presence of a mental health disorder, like depression. Unfortunately, people with depression are far more likely to abuse illicit substances. Additionally, those suffering from substance abuse are more likely to develop a mental health disorder. Take a look at the relationship…

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Overcoming Codependency

Ways to Overcome Codependency Overcoming codependency can be challenging for the loved one of someone with a substance use disorder. You can easily be seduced by the special vulnerability of your loved one. And once you’ve established a codependent relationship it is difficult to break. That’s particularly common and true when you’re codependent with a…

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Can Mindfulness Meditation Work for Addiction?

When you enter treatment for an addiction, you have care options that cater to your physical well-being. However, because addiction also causes mental changes, mindfulness meditation may help you to rebalance your thinking as you recover. Can mindfulness meditation work for addiction? More studies and evidence from treatment centers are saying yes. What Is Mindful…