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For people with drug & alcohol problems

Self-Esteem & Addiction

The Connection Between Low Self-Esteem and Addiction One of the most common character traits that are associated with addiction personalities and persons is low self-esteem. This is easy to understand as those who do not value themselves highly are more willing to engage in risky and destructive behaviours. And it’s for this reason that it … Read more

Must Read: Common Myths about Mental Illness

Stopping the Stigma: Busting Common Mental Health Myths Nobody would understand or listen to my problems. They thought I was overreacting when I said I was anxious and depressed. I reached out to helplines, and then to a rehab clinic, which helped me realise that I was not alone, and I could recover. – Molly Mental … Read more

Mental Illness and Suicide: The Danger of a Second Pandemic in 2021

Mental Health Issues are on the Rise in 2021 I was drinking to ease the pain of being alone, and feeling so isolated from help during lockdown. There was nothing else to do, and before long, I was drinking in the mornings, and retreating into myself rather than reaching out to others. – Rachelle There … Read more

The Alarming Effects of Mental Health on Addiction

how does mental health affect addiction

How does mental health affect addiction? More often than not, addiction comes hand in hand with mental illness. Either you have turned to substance abuse as a coping mechanism for pre-existing mental conditions, or, mental illness arises as a result of addiction. A co-occurring disorder means that an individual is suffering from addiction and mental … Read more