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 a benzo addiction

Identifying a Benzo Addiction

Benzodiazepines, or benzos, are a type of highly addictive sedative. These drugs are often prescribed to people who have insomnia, seizures, anxiety, or muscle pain. Yet, they are often misused, especially for those seeking the calming effect they tend to have on the central nervous system. Benzo addiction can be severe and even life-threatening. If…

woman struggles with seasonal affective disorder

Signs of Seasonal Affective Disorder

Almost everyone experiences a bout of depression during their lifetime. It may even start as stress and not make you feel unhappy, just off. Depression may last most of your life, for a few years, or a few months. How long your depression lasts plays a significant role in seasonal affective disorder. You may know…

football players that are at risk for CTE

Treatment for Football-Induced CTE

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is one of the lesser common brain injuries that can occur during football and other traumatic brain injury accidents. This condition describes brain degeneration that often is attributed to repeated head traumas. If your loved one has been diagnosed with a football-induced CTE, our team at Springfield Wellness Center may be…