October 2021

What Are The Different Types of Trauma?

Trauma is something the majority of Americans (including adults and children) have in common. According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), about 50% of adults in America have experienced or will experience some level of trauma during their lifetime.  Extreme cases of trauma are...

The Consequences of Substance Use and Eating Disorders

Substance use disorder (SUD) is often accompanied by other co-occurring disorders such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), anxiety disorders, depression disorders, or bipolar disorder, to name a few.  However, SUD also has a heavy correlation with eating disorders (ED). People with eating disorders...

Can Alcohol Make Your Anxiety or Depression Worse?

Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is often associated with anxiety and depressive disorders. The consumption of alcohol can both exasperate mental health disorders and cause them to occur. The effects of alcohol on a person’s mental health may be long-lasting even when consumption has stopped.  Someone diagnosed...