Depression and Substance Abuse

Drug abuse is one of the major health crisis that affects the world on a global scale. It is no secret that there has always been a correlation between depression and substance abuse. Depression is frequently found as comorbidity among patients with substance abuse, meaning a person can have depression and struggle with depression at the same time. Comorbidity means that more than one disease or condition is usually present in the…

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The Ravaging Silent Killer That Is Substance Abuse

Substance abuse is the harmful use of any sort of substances such as alcohol, cocaine, to enhance or alters one mood. Abuse occurs when one of these substances are used without recommendation or intentions that doesn’t serve its original purpose. Today, substance abuse is a global health epidemic that affects all demographics of society. The increasing production, distribution, glamorization, and easy availability of these substances have contributed to this epidemic. The most…

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