woman deals with the earliest signs of anxiety disorder

Early Signs of Anxiety Disorder

It’s not uncommon for people struggling with an addiction to have underlying mental health disorders. Many people with anxiety disorder have no idea that the problem exists. They may turn to drugs and alcohol as a way of self-medicating the symptoms of anxiety. That’s why programs for substance use disorders should provide treatment for anxiety…

woman struggles with addiction and depression

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…

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,…

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Reduce Stress Over the Holidays With These Tips

The holiday season is a magical time of year for many people. Unfortunately, it can lead to stress for many individuals. It’s hard to cope with the hustle and bustle of the holidays when you have to battle addiction or any mental health condition. Trying to keep the stress to a minimum this holiday season is beneficial…

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5 Symptoms of Chronic Stress

Chronic stress often leads to physical, emotional, and mental health problems that get worse over time. At Springfield Wellness Center, we provide treatment that works to determine the cause of your chronic stress to develop a successful treatment plan. We offer a wide range of treatment options for those dealing with chronic stress, with or without…