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Dangerous Winter Blues: Seasonal Affective Disorder and Addiction

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By Michael Rass Michael Rass Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 10, 2020 The strong connection between substance use and mental illness has long been recognized. Addiction specialists and mental health experts have known for decades that individuals struggling with mental wellness are significantly more likely to turn to drugs and alcohol as a way

Alcohol and Depression: Which Comes First?

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 28, 2020 Do you drink large amounts of alcohol? Are you feeling down and hopeless? Do you also have difficulty concentrating and remembering? Studies find that there is a strong connection between alcohol and depression. Some people may drink to cope with depression, and