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Importance of National Depression Awareness Week

The first week of May is special for mental health enthusiasts. It is special because the entire week is for creating awareness about depression. Depression is a common mental health disorder. It affects people in their millions, yet most individuals aren’t conscious of the issues around depression. Our society still harbors attitudes that promote shame…

broken man struggles with depression and alcoholism

Depression and Alcoholism

Depression and alcoholism are not a welcome combination. Sadly, one can easily lead to the other. People experiencing depression look for relief where they can find it, and it sometimes leads them down the road to excessive use of alcohol. Alcoholism isn’t reflected in just the number of drinks you consume. It’s evaluated by how…