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: October 27, 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…

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Ask Yourself, Do I Have Depression?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: September 12, 2021 Updated: September 12, 2021 Do I have depression? That is a question you might be asking yourself if you are feeling down a lot or you do not have much interest in all the things you used to care about. If you are wondering about whether…

Where To Go For Mental Health Services Near East Portland

Where to Go for Mental Health Services Near East Portland

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD read more Published: August 5, 2021 Updated: August 20, 2021 Learning to support your mental health positively is an ongoing process. It takes time, commitment, and patience as you are “unlearning” strategies that are merely coping mechanisms. At the…

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How To Cope With Loneliness

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: January 19, 2021 Updated: December 30, 2020 After you go through recovery, you may have to distance yourself from former friends who still use alcohol and drugs. Coping with loneliness could leave you feeling depressed. Addressing these feelings with positive changes can help you make new connections and avoid…

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What Is Seasonal Depression?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: January 1, 2021 Updated: July 21, 2021 According to the National Institute of Health, seasonal affective disorder (SAD), also called seasonal depression, is a form of depression triggered during specific seasons. Depression may also cause you or a loved one to self-medicate with drugs or alcohol. Some individuals reach…