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Substance Abuse and Mental health

The connection between substance abuse and mental health is real, and we are learning more about it every day. People suffering from substance abuse often face simultaneous issues with depression, anxiety, and like conditions, while those with mental health disorders too frequently turn to alcohol or drugs to self-medicate. When someone faces multiple mental health…

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What is OCD?

If the only things you knew about obsessive-compulsive disorder came from popular culture, you might conclude that it’s fun to have — a collection of quirky personality traits that make someone unique. That’s far from accurate. But what is OCD? Obsessive-compulsive disorder is an anxiety disorder that stems from intrusive, unwanted, overwhelming thoughts. These moments…