10 Strategies for Coping with Clinical Depression

Coping with Clinical Depression

Clinical depression is one of the most common mental health conditions that people seek treatment for. It’s also closely linked to substance abuse. Research scientists believe that both genetics and the environment play a role in the onset of depression and addiction. To successfully recover from both disorders, each one needs to be addressed and […]

Should Drug Addiction Be Treated Like a Learning Disorder?

Drug Addiction Be Treated Like a Learning Disorder

Addiction is commonly accepted as “compulsive drug use despite negative consequences” according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual. However, we continue to treat the disease with punishment and negative consequences. Ironic? Consider that the US has some of the toughest drug laws in the world. Many people who misuse drugs spend years of their lives […]