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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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How to Care for Your Mental and Emotional Health

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 12, 2021Updated: October 8, 2021The percentage of young adults struggling with mental health conditions has increased in America over the years. Many of these young people suffer alone from depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder. If you or someone you care about struggles with…

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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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3 Signs of Seasonal Depression

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: December 4, 2020Updated: May 7, 2021If you find yourself getting blue when the seasons change, there are many others in the same boat. Seasonal depression can complicate your recovery if you haven’t developed the tools to take your thoughts and emotions into your own hands.…

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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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How Grief and COVID-19 Are Connected

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 28, 2020Updated: May 7, 2021The coronavirus pandemic has created intense situations that lead to trauma. Even if you thought you were healthy, strong, and completely capable of functioning at the highest level before COVID-19, you might now feel overwhelmed. There are multiple types of…

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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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Mental Illness and Addiction: Exploring the Connection

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: March 20, 2020Updated: October 8, 2021More and more experts are seeing a lot of overlap between the conditions. In fact, about 9.2 million people in the United States struggle with mental health and addiction, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Unfortunately,…