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7 Signs You’re Dealing with High-Functioning Depression

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamMedically Reviewed By Sharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: June 5, 2022Updated: June 29, 2022Most people are familiar with the idea of clinical depression. People who receive that diagnosis often exhibit symptoms you can quickly pick up on as part of the disease. However, you can appear…

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Depression in Men: A Pandemic of the Highest Order

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 27, 2021Updated: September 27, 2021As we come out of the coronavirus pandemic, there is another pandemic that is causing damage. However, unlike coronavirus, many people don’t recognize the danger. Depression is one of the leading mental health concerns in the nation today. Unfortunately, many…

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The Relationship Between Depression and Addiction

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 8, 2021Updated: October 8, 2021The link between depression and addiction is strong. Together, they create a vicious cycle that’s extremely difficult to break free from. Understanding the relationship between them shows us why co-occurring disorder treatment is so important in drug rehab programs. At…

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Importance of National Depression Awareness Week

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: October 2, 2020Updated: October 8, 2021National Depression Awareness Week is soon to happen. This important week is usually held during the first week of May. However, people also celebrate it in tandem with National Mental Health Awareness Week, which occurs at the beginning of October.…

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Signs of Depression

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 28, 2020Updated: October 8, 2021Depression is a devastating condition. It is a type of mental health disorder that can seem to happen for no reason. Men and women are prone to it. So are teens. When depression hits, it can feel overwhelming and impossible…

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Is My Loved One Struggling With Depression?

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 30, 2020Updated: April 8, 2020Is my loved one struggling with depression? This question crosses nearly everyone’s mind at one time or another. We all recognize symptoms such as our loved one not seeming to enjoy the things they used to or crying all the…

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Depression and Poor Health

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: February 4, 2020Updated: November 8, 2021Recent findings from the World Health Organization (WHO) say depression is now the leading cause of illness and disability across the globe. And it’s linked to other disorders and diseases, including substance use disorder, according to WHO. People are wondering,…

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Understanding Male Postpartum Depression

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 24, 2019Updated: May 7, 2021Having a baby is a thrilling, amazing time in a family’s life. Unfortunately, male postpartum depression can make caring for a new infant challenging. Because men feel like they have to be happy and excited, they can feel ashamed or…

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Dealing with Depression

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 17, 2018Updated: May 7, 2021Dealing with depression is extremely difficult because you lack the motivation to do things that can help you. There’s a misconception about depression that people can simply pull themselves up and be happy and productive. The reality is that depression…

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Most Common Types of Depression

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 25, 2018Updated: October 8, 2021Many people who suffer from addiction have an accompanying mental health condition. Experiencing these problems at the same time can complicate the treatment required to recover successfully. For example, depression and addiction often occur together. When you’re aware of the…