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5 Signs of Seasonal Depression

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: December 13, 2020 Updated: February 18, 2021 If you experience unexplained sadness every year, particularly during winter and fall, you could be struggling with a mental health condition. Seasonal depression, also known as a seasonal affective disorder or SAD, happens every year around the same time when…

a man self-medicating depression

Self-Medicating Depression

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: August 12, 2019 Updated: August 21, 2019 More than 7% of adults in the United States have depression, making depression related disorders among the most common mental health issues in the country. Mental health disorders like depression are chronic and incurable, which makes self-medicating depression symptoms a…