Substance Use Awareness for Depression Awareness Month

Substance Use Awareness for Depression Awareness Month

October is Depression Awareness Month, meaning that behavioral advocates bring specific attention to depression, a mental health condition that impacts millions of people in the U.S. alone. Reducing the stigma surrounding depression is especially crucial, as it decreases the likelihood that someone with depression will turn to an unhealthy coping mechanism, such as substance use. The Importance…

Substance Use Awareness for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Substance Use Awareness for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

As the fastest-growing minority group in the U.S., Asian Americans have made multiple advancements in the U.S., and Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month celebrates those achievements. However, this minority group faces other challenges that can lead to difficulties. Although Asian Americans have a lower percentage of substance use disorders than other minority groups in the U.S.,…

Disturbed Sleep and Alcohol Misuse

Sleep disorders are conditions that affect your normal sleeping patterns, leading to difficulties falling asleep as well as a reduced amount of sleep overall. These disorders can result from medical issues, health problems, environmental issues, and alcohol withdrawal. It’s essential to get adequate high-quality sleep to enjoy a healthy lifestyle. Sufficient sleep has many benefits…

Addiction Art Therapy

Art Project Ideas to Aid in Recovery

Art therapy, which is overseen by a trained therapist, is an effective therapeutic technique. This form of therapy has the potential to positively impact the creator’s well-being by alleviating and improving mental, emotional and physical challenges. Creating art is especially effective for individuals dealing with mental disorders as well as drug and alcohol addictions. Art…