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depression
Depression
24
May

Do I Have Depression?

Overview   Read the following information to help you decide whether you might have depression. It does not take the place of a doctor’s diagnosis. Depression causes you to feel sad or hopeless much of the time. It’s different from normal feelings of sadness, grief, or low energy. Depression is a medical problem that needs...
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Prozac and alcohol
28
Jan

Prozac and Alcohol: Why Drinking and SSRIs Are a Dangerous Combination

Drinking is, for better or worse, a standard part of American culture. Unwinding with a glass of wine or beer after work or weekend drinks are normalized activities. But mixing Prozac and alcohol could lead to more serious issues than you’d expect. Prozac is an antidepressant that must be taken every day. But what many...
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what does it mean to relapse
30
Dec

What Is Mental Health Relapse? 5 Relapse Triggers to Know

When you hear the word relapse, you probably think of someone addicted to drugs or alcohol. And while it can be a relevant term for people with those issues, relapse is also a common problem for individuals living with mental health conditions. But what is a mental health relapse? And what can you do to...
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Is Xanax Addictive?
04
Nov

Is Xanax Addictive? Benzodiazepine Risks

Drug use is on the rise, especially in Louisiana. In 2020, Louisiana led the country in overdose deaths, with nearly 1,930 deaths (a 48% increase from 2019). One type of drug that has been growing in popularity is benzodiazepines. These drugs are often used to enhance the effects of alcohol in social situations such as...
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world mental health day quotes
07
Oct

You’re Not Alone: International Mental Health Day Quotes

The 10th of October is Mental Health Day, both in the United States and internationally. On World Mental Health Day, people and organizations across the world speak up in order to raise awareness about the struggles of people dealing with mental illness. Although we know so much more about mental health today, there is still...
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Tina drug - crystal meth abuse
22
Jul

Tina Drug Abuse: Louisiana Methamphetamine Recovery

Methamphetamine abuse is on the rise in Louisiana, but you may hear it called by street names for meth, especially among younger crowds. Other names for meth include chalk, crank, speed, and the “Tina” drug, and methamphetamine addiction is becoming a larger problem across Louisiana, particularly among ravers. Today, we’re going to tell you what...
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