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Learn the Answer to the Question, “Is Alcohol a Depressant?”

A large segment of America’s population consumes alcohol on a regular basis. Most abusers of illegal substances have to hide their addictive actions from others. In contrast, alcohol consumption is just a part of the culture. Many people want to know, “Is alcohol a depressant or a stimulant?” Alcohol is a central nervous system depressant…

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Childhood Trauma in Relation to Addiction

Few people recognize that childhood trauma is a component that is strongly linked with rates of substance abuse addiction, health problems, suicidal ideation, and even early death. Many people attribute these struggles to a lack of willpower, a lack of motivation, unluckiness, or even worse, a defect in one’s character. However, we can link many…

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Depression Treatment During The COVID-19 Pandemic

As the conditions surrounding COVID-19 worsen, those who already suffer from mental disorders such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, ADHD, or borderline personality disorder may find their conditions worsening. Depression treatment will be harder to obtain, and some may cope with substance abuse. For instance, some patients may not have access to their depression treatment…