hvagpd started the topic Are there any fallacies with the claim that people who suffer from depression se in the forum Depression 5 months ago
I can tell you from personal experience that I was NOT seeing the world in a realistic view at all.
And you can try it out too – test – listen to some terribly sad music for an hour. See how you feel. L…[Read more]
hvagpd started the topic Have people completely recovered after depression? in the forum Depression 5 months ago
“Recover” is quite a word. Depression is always something that can come back – but – if you have recovered, you will have the tools to under…[Read more]
hvagpd started the topic Is there a difference between physical dependence and addiction? in the forum Addiction 1 year ago
Hi – we believe that there is a real difference between the two, but that it can be very difficult to rationalize when in crisis yourself.
Physical dependencies will often cause very physical symptoms. Tremors, nausea, major pain etc. In some extreme and rare cases, an immediate cessation of alcohol can actually cause death.…[Read more]
hvagpd started the topic Could depression be caused by being in a grade that creates a feel of boredom and uselessness? in the forum Depression 1 year ago
Boredom and a feeling of uselessness are terrible things and are very often associated with depression. That does not mean that they MUST cause depression, but the can certainly help lead to it.
Try to enjoy what you are doing, and if you can change, then change – if you cannot change it, well, try and recognize that it will not last…[Read more]
hvagpd started the topic 1 in 20 deaths globally is a result of alcohol use in the forum Alcoholism 1 year ago
Over 3 million people died from alcohol consumption in 2016, equating to 1 in 20 deaths globally, according to a new report by the World Health Organization.
More than 75% of these deaths were among men, says the report, published Friday.
The largest cause of death — 28% — was due to injuries. This was followed by 21% of…[Read more]
Hope Vision Action, former Studied Addiction and Mental Health Issues at Colleges and Universities (1981-1985)
Living with depression. For me, Step 1 is understanding that you are indeed suffering from an illness. And step 1a is to understand that it is something that you CAN live with, manage, and very often,…[Read more]
Please know that – and choose for yourself what makes the most sense to you all.