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The latest research shows that using psychedelics to treat depression and addiction leaves a positive, long-lasting impact on mood and thinking. That’s because psychedelic drugs alter how a person sees and thinks about his/her self. Instead of feeling depressed, a person …Read More

    There are many reasons why talking about depression is good. You can help someone deal with negative thoughts, overcome stigma, manage depression symptoms, and even survive the dark night of the soul. Talking about depression gives voice to …Read More

    Do you need faith to deal with depression? In my opinion, it’s a yes and no answer. No, you don’t need to worship or pray to God, or believe that He/She is punishing you with depression. But you …Read More

  Grief is supposed to help us get past the death of someone we love. Grief is supposed to move you forward, get you going into the future. But grief can be complicated. It can involve many feelings, thoughts, and …Read More

#HowIFightDepression The hashtag #HowIFightDepression was recently trending on Twitter. Mental health is a movement that can’t be ignored! “How I fight depression” is the daily mantra for all of us who suffer with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and PTSD. No …Read More

Substance use disorder can affect anyone. A recent study by American Addiction Centres found that people suffering with mental illness face a higher risk of developing substance use than the rest of the population. The substances looked at were alcohol, marijuana, opioids, …Read More

Recently I was tested for sleep apnea. Being severely depressed like myself creates changes and disturbances to sleep. I’d go bed tired and wanting to sleep. But I couldn’t fall asleep. My mind kept me awake until 3 or 4 …Read More

Accompanying family to a clinic has many benefits. Having someone familiar and used to your behaviour and moods creates a safe space to release emotions. Usually there’s some amount of anxiety when going to a clinic or hospital. Family can …Read More

Do antidepressants cause side effects? Yes, antidepressants can react poorly with your body and create unwanted side effects. Some side effects are temporary and will go away. Certain antidepressants will also change your personality. But some side effects don’t go …Read More

Body Memory Differs From Body Flashback You may find that a depressed person has aches and pains that can’t be pinned down to some current happening in life. For example, a depressed person may have back aches, stiff neck and …Read More