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What to Do If OCD Is Making it Hard to Live Your Life

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: March 1, 2022 Updated: May 13, 2022 Living with OCD can be incredibly overwhelming. Moreover, it can be hard for loved ones to understand how OCD affects someone. If you or someone you love is worried OCD is ruining your life, there are now treatment programs to help recognize…

science behind seasonal depression

The Science Behind Seasonal Depression

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD read more Published: February 8, 2022 Updated: April 14, 2022 The winter months can be difficult for everyone. Shorter days, colder weather, and changes in routine can bring on seasonal depression. While some may think seasonal depression is a…

Depression and Covid-19

Depression and COVID-19

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: January 4, 2022 Updated: January 5, 2022 Depression symptoms occur in many people every year. The fears, uncertainty, and other symptoms related to a pandemic such as COVID-19 potentially lead to increased symptoms. Some people may exhibit depression symptoms even though they…

Where to Find Mental Health Counseling in Portland, Oregon

Where to Find Mental Health Counseling in Portland, Oregon

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: November 2, 2021 Updated: October 26, 2021 It is not uncommon for people to feel frustrated, to worry, or even feel sad. However, when these feelings make you feel overwhelmed or you are participating in self-destructive behavior, it is time to consider…

The Links Between Alcohol and Depression

The Links Between Alcohol and Depression

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD read more Published: October 28, 2021 Updated: November 29, 2021 Alcohol is one of the most popular recreational substances in the world, second only to caffeine. This sedative-hypnotic drug has been used throughout human history to treat various ailments.…

List of Psychological Disorders That Co-Occur with Addiction

List of Psychological Disorders that Co-Occur with Addiction

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: October 28, 2021 Updated: November 29, 2021 A mental health disorder is one of the many factors that can contribute to the development of an addiction. At the same time, addiction can worsen or initiate certain mental health issues. This list of…

most common signs of depression

What Are the Most Common Signs of Depression?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD read more Published: October 26, 2021 Updated: November 24, 2021 Depression is a mental health concern that can spread without warning and cause real suffering in a person’s life. Overcoming these issues takes a lot of personal concentration. To…

Do You Struggle With Mental Health During the Winter

Do You Struggle with Mental Health During the Winter? 

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: September 29, 2021 Updated: October 19, 2021 For many people, winter is the perfect situation for developing anxiety and depression. The sun is not out as much. Isolation is more common. The coronavirus is still taking lives. This, coupled with addiction recovery, may make it hard for you to…

Types of Mental Illness

Types of Mental Illness

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD read more Published: September 29, 2021 Updated: October 19, 2021 Mental illness is something that affects people everywhere. No age, race, religion, gender, or socioeconomic status is immune. While you can’t always tell which types of mental health disorders…