depression and drug abuse

Depression and Drug Abuse: They Go Hand in Hand

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: September 14, 2021 Updated: September 14, 2021 Depression and drug abuse often go hand-in-hand, and you can’t treat one without the other. Many people find themselves slipping into depression during bouts of drug abuse, or they feel that they cannot manage their depression successfully without drugs. Here’s what you need…

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Discovering Your Relapse Triggers

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: December 21, 2020 Updated: December 21, 2020 Even after you have worked hard to overcome addiction with the help of an addiction treatment center, relapse is still a risk. In fact, relapse impacts more than half of all people who have achieved sobriety after a substance abuse disorder. Often,…

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What Is Kratom?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: June 7, 2018 Updated: June 1, 2018 Kratom, or Mitragyna speciosa, isn’t illegal — yet. You can buy it at some smoke shops and nutritional supplement stores. There, you might find it as a tea or powder-filled capsules. Precisely what is kratom, and why is there controversy about its…

5 Addiction Statistics You Need to Know [Infographic]

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: February 28, 2018 Updated: February 13, 2018 Drug and alcohol addiction is a growing problem in the United States today. While addiction has existed since the beginning of modern man, the stresses placed on adults today is causing these numbers to skyrocket. Knowing these drug addiction statistics can help…

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Meth Addiction

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: June 9, 2017 Updated: June 22, 2020 Millions of Americans use meth every day. Many of these individuals are in denial about their drug problem. Others know they have a problem but don’t know how to get help. If you love someone with a meth addiction, you can help…