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Signs of Anxiety

In a healthy person, anxiety is a good thing. It helps your brain to warn about what it perceives as a high-risk situation. That allows your body to be ready to do something, whether it is to fight, run, or otherwise handle the situation. Yet, for some people, this feeling is uncontrolled and does not…

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Recognizing the Signs of Stress in Your Young Adult

Young adults are a jumble of emotions on a good day. Accordingly, their minds and bodies are still going through changes, hormonal and otherwise, almost constantly. But when you add stress to the mix, your grown child may feel overwhelmed. Consequently, explosive anger, self-isolation, and the silent treatment are all indicators that your loved one…

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Habits That Make You More Stressed Out

Everyone deals with stress and, if left uncontrolled, it can be very damaging to your physical and mental health. There are many stressful habits that can affect your long-term sobriety. In fact, it’s the leading cause of relapse, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Stressful Habits and Mental Health While we’re all likely…

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What is Xanax?

Other than learning about “What is Xanax?”, people may also want to know, “What type of drug is Xanax?” Xanax might be a legal drug, but it can also be addictive. Many people who develop a Xanax addiction initially took the drug with a prescription from their doctor. What Is Xanax? One of the first…

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How to Deal With Anxiety

Learning how to deal with anxiety is an essential part of drug rehab. That’s because anxiety disorders are one of the leading causes of substance use. If you don’t learn how to manage anxiety, you run the risk of relapsing after treatment. Before you can deal with it, you have to know if anxiety is…

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Best Jobs for People With Social Anxiety

Struggling with social anxiety is an everyday chore for people who have this condition. In fact, it can get so bad that it drives them to use drugs to obtain relief. They often face the most social anxiety when they go to work. That’s why it’s important to know some of the best jobs for…

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How to Help Someone With Anxiety

Living with anxiety is hard, and it’s just as difficult to watch a loved one deal with it. When people don’t deal with anxiety in healthy ways, though, it can lead to other issues such as addiction. Naturally, loved ones want to know how to help someone with anxiety. The more that they know, the…

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What Are the Different Types of Anxiety Disorders?

There is a growing body of studies that discuss how addiction is not only a disease but it’s a mental health disorder. This is very true for anyone who self-medicates different types of anxiety disorders with alcohol or drugs. By turning to alcohol or drugs as a way to manage your anxiety, you begin to…

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Depression and Anxiety: Is there a Connection

You might consider depression and anxiety to be different states. Someone who’s depressed tends to have low energy and a loss of interest in activities, while an anxious person seems very agitated and excitable. In fact, the two disorders share a connection. It’s possible to be depressed as well as anxious or to experience symptoms…