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What Are The 5 Signs Of Mental Illness?

Different Types and Signs of Mental Illness According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH): Mental illnesses are common in the United States. Nearly one in five U.S. adults live with a mental illness (51.5 million in 2019). Mental illnesses include many different conditions that vary in severity, ranging from mild to moderate to […]

Is Your Mental Health Affected by Drug Abuse?

How Mental Health is Affected By Drug Abuse? Mental health and drug abuse go hand in hand for a variety of reasons. First of all, many people who struggle with mental health concerns turn to drug use to medicate the symptoms they are experiencing. They might turn to drugs to alleviate their psychological symptoms, whether […]

Why Does Anxiety Go Away After Using Heroin?

Using Opiates for Anxiety is Dangerous People turn to chemical substances for a variety of reasons. Some people begin to use drugs and alcohol to self-medicate the symptoms associated with an underlying mental health condition. Substance abuse and mental illness are very closely interlinked for a variety of reasons. For example, someone with depression might […]

Does Opioid Abuse Create Anxiety Disorders?

Anxiety Can Fuel Substance Abuse Opioids are a type of drug that includes illicit drugs like heroin and prescription painkillers like oxycodone, hydrocodone, codeine, and morphine (to name a few). Prescription opioids are used to treat moderate or severe pain and are not prescribed unless necessary seeing as they have a very high potential for […]