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After hundreds of millions of years, the human brain has developed to a point where we can start to make sense out of our own cognitions. Our thoughts, our feelings, our memories, indeed, our very personalities are shaped by the balance of physical substances that comprise our biochemistry.
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Labeling someone an addict, alcoholic, or “emotionally impaired” and talking about their behavior is useless; prescribing new drugs to change a behavior only creates new, often more severe, problems over time.
14.8 million American adults ( roughly 6.7 percent of the population) have been diagnosed with Persistent Depressive Disorder also known as PDD.* It is far from uncommon and can disrupt day to day life for those who have it. The good news is that it is something that is treatable.
Relationships are complex and no two cases are ever identical. The people we have in our lives and the relationships we form will change as we grow and heal during the recovery process. This is especially true for relationships during addiction recovery.
The stress showed on Mary's face as she described how weary and depressed she felt. Her husband and children demanded too much of her, and she drank to escape the pressures and responsibilities.
One thousand, Two Hundred and Ninety-Three days I have been sober thanks to HRC.
I came into this program sick, broken, and much stressed! Hopeless!! I feel very confident in my future knowing I have the tools to live healthy physically and emotionally.
Thank you for your kindness, wisdom, and guidance for J. Especially for the extra effort, it appears to be working as he is sleeping better. He even said he had clarity this morning.