National Antidepressant Awareness Month

Did You Know October Is National Antidepressant Awareness Month?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD read more Published: October 2, 2021 Updated: October 8, 2021 Antidepressants are often prescribed by physicians to support people with anxiety and depression. When used correctly, antidepressants will reduce suicidal thoughts, insomnia, feelings of depression, restlessness, and anxiety. However,…

observing world mental health day

Observing World Mental Health Day

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: October 1, 2021 Updated: October 8, 2021 World Mental Health Day is observed every year on October 10. More than 100 countries participate in World Mental Health Day by sharing information about mental health and advocating for people to seek mental health…

what is dual diagnosis treatment

What Is Dual Diagnosis Treatment?

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 For anyone asking the question of what is dual diagnosis treatment, Crestview Recovery has the answers. It’s important to understand the terms when you’re considering treatment. You want 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…

Do I Need Dual Diagnosis Treatment for Mental Health and Substance Abuse

Do I Need Dual Diagnosis Treatment for Mental Health and Substance Abuse

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 Chemical dependence and mental health concerns are interwoven. Sometimes medications that relieve symptoms of a mental health issue affect cognition, motivation, and functionality. Crestview’s treatment program for people with…

Common Co-occurring Psychological Disorders

Common Co-Occurring Psychological Disorders

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD read more Published: September 29, 2021 Updated: October 22, 2021 People often turn to drugs and alcohol for relief of the symptoms of mental health concerns. For this reason, psychological disorders are major risk factors for developing an addiction.…

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…

What Are Co-Occurring Disorders

What Are Co-Occurring Disorders

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: September 29, 2021 Updated: October 19, 2021 Medical professionals refer to having a mental illness alongside a harmful chemical dependence as having a dual diagnosis, also known as co-occurring disorders. Many people who suffer from addiction have some mental illness due to…

Therapist Vs Psychologist

Therapist vs. Psychologist

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: September 29, 2021 Updated: October 19, 2021 When mental health concerns are interfering with your ability to live your best life, a mental health therapist or psychologist in Portland, Oregon, can help you develop coping skills and relapse prevention strategies to help you get on the right track for…

are you struggling with mental health

Are You Struggling With Your Mental Health?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: September 21, 2021 Updated: September 21, 2021 Struggling with mental wellness can become an all-consuming battle, but it doesn’t need to define your life. Whether you are struggling with other health issues, trauma, grief, or other concerns, finding the right healing community can make all the difference. There’s a…