What is Seasonal Depression_

What Is Seasonal Depression?

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: November 27, 2021 Updated: November 24, 2021 During the winter months, there is reduced light and shorter days. The phenomenon can affect some people, causing turmoil in their day-to-day activities. Such people suffer seasonal depression that occurs at specific times of the year. Those…

Health Tips to Help Suicidal Thoughts

3 Mental Health Tips to Help with Suicidal Thoughts

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: November 17, 2021 Updated: November 24, 2021 Depression and sadness can become completely overwhelming, causing you to feel that there is no hope or reason to live. In moments of immense pain, it may seem impossible that depression can be treated and happiness restored. Suicidal thoughts do not make you crazy…

alcoholism and depression

Alcoholism and Depression: What’s the Link?

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: November 11, 2019 Updated: March 10, 2020 Alcoholism is a substance use disorder. Often occurring alongside alcohol abuse is depression, a mental health disorder. Although alcoholism and depression are two separate disorders, they frequently go hand-in-hand. It is one reason why addiction treatment centers in Tacoma, WA, and nearby cities run a depression treatment…

Why Does Depression Often Go Untreated?

Why Does Depression Often Go Untreated?

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: February 26, 2019 Updated: January 13, 2022 Although depression is a debilitating and paralyzing mental illness, it often goes undiagnosed and therefore untreated. There are a number of reasons why we never reach out for help, many of them having to do with the stigma that still surrounds addiction in our…

Depression in Men

Depression in Men

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: February 17, 2019 Updated: June 4, 2020 Many men are afraid to let people know about their depression because men are expected to be tough with their feelings. According to Health.com, over five million men suffer with depression in the United States. It is important for men to have the courage…

Recognizing a Manic Episode

Recognizing a Manic Episode

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: February 11, 2019 Updated: March 12, 2021 Addiction rarely functions in isolation, meaning it is often accompanied by other illnesses and issues, particularly mental illnesses such as depression, bipolar depression, anxiety and other issues. One of the phases of bipolar depression is the manic episode, which can often precede and/or follow…