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What Mental Health Issues Lead to Addiction

What are the causes of addiction? There are many potential causes, including environmental and genetic factors. Mental health conditions are some of the most common causes of addiction. Disorders such as anxiety and depression become so hard to manage that people turn to drugs or alcohol to cope with them and manage the symptoms they…

an example of drugs that cause drug cravings

Where Do Drug Cravings Come From?

Drug cravings can happen to many people who are using drugs and alcohol consistently. When addiction cravings occur, that generally means a person is facing dependence on a drug. That’s a dangerous situation that requires treatment as soon as possible. Benzo addiction, illicit drug use, alcoholism, and others can cause these drug cravings. Let Springfield…

woman struggles with mental health in the winter

Maintaining Mental Health During the Winter

The winter blues are somewhat common. While many people feel a bit unmotivated or uninspired during the winter months, these feelings are more profound for others. In this case, a person may be struggling with seasonal affective disorder (SAD). This condition is a mental health disorder that can interfere with day to day life, activities,…