Broken Bracelet, Big Milestone

Sometimes it's the little things in life that can help us see the bigger picture. Hopefully sharing my experiences helps those living with mental health challenges - and to see the bigger picture too. I have a bracelet that I wear to help raise money and awareness for mental health. Last night it broke which … Continue reading Broken Bracelet, Big Milestone

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Close Relative of Club Drug Offers New Hope for Depression Treatment

New fast-acting anti-depressant drug administered as nasal spray is first released in decades, offers new hope for depressive disorder treatment Depression and anxiety often afflict people simultaneously, and there is new hope to the 16.1 million adults suffering from treatment-resistant Major Depressive Disorder. The new drug, Spravato┬«, offers hope to those that have treatment-resistant depression … Continue reading Close Relative of Club Drug Offers New Hope for Depression Treatment

Bad Medicine: Alcohol, Depression and Anxiety

The link between alcohol, depressive and anxiety disorders It is widely known, and speaking from personal experience, that those with anxiety and depressive disorders are more likely to drink alcohol since it is readily-available and can bring (short-term) relief to anyone feeling nervous, anxious or stressed in a self-medicating fashion. Alcohol and Anxiety Anxiety and … Continue reading Bad Medicine: Alcohol, Depression and Anxiety