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What is Seasonal Depression?

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health When the weather starts to turn, it can cause a shift in the brain. Sometimes, that shift isn’t always for the better. Seasonal depression is sometimes called “seasonal affective disorder” (SAD), and it’s different from the seasonal funk that can sometimes set in when the days get shorter. Many people

How Social Anxiety Can Affect Addiction

man struggling with social anxiety and addiction

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health For those living with co-occurring disorders such as social anxiety and addiction, getting the right help for both disorders can mean the difference between recovery and continuing to suffer. At Lakeview Health in Jacksonville, FL, we offer dual diagnosis treatment programs tailored to each client’s needs. Find out more about

3 Signs of Seasonal Depression

woman struggling with seasonal depression

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Seasonal depression, also known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD), is a short-term mood disorder that becomes apparent when the days get shorter and starts to lift when spring is nearing on the calendar. Even in a place like sunny Florida, the lack of daylight can make you feel down and

Anxiety Often Co-Occurs with Substance Use: Wells Fargo and Hand Sanitizer

By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Stress is one factor that can lead people to turn to drugs and alcohol. The pressures of work, home, and family can sometimes overwhelm people. While some find healthy ways to deal with stress, others use self-destructive means. The pressure can be particularly difficult to handle when combined

What Are the Benefits of a Dual-Diagnosis Treatment Program?

By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Dealing with an addiction is always difficult, but those who struggle with more than one issue may find themselves in a uniquely challenging situation. Rehabilitation and recovery from two or more factors, whether that includes drugs, alcohol, prescription medications or a mental illness, requires a custom program. A

Treating PTSD and Substance Abuse

By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is one of the many risk factors that lead a person toward a life of addiction. PTSD and substance abuse often go hand-in-hand, so it’s important that when a person is treated for addiction, their mental health issues must be addressed as well. Alcohol and