a young person trying to figure out depression and addiction

Depression and Addiction

It’s natural to wonder if depression and addiction are connected. Frequently, when one condition is present, the other follows. However, it’s not very useful to expend energy attempting to figure out which came first or which condition caused the other. The key when dealing with depression and addiction to treat both conditions simultaneously, so the…


Harm Reduction Techniques for the Spectrum of Alcohol Use Disorders

Fri Oct 16th 1:00pm – 4:30pm Substance-UseAlcohol-ModerationMental-Health Smith College of Social Work – Virutal  T Cyndi Turner and Craig James will offer a half day Smith College of Social Work Professional Education Course on October 16, 2020. This presentation will review the findings of the major research studies on alcohol use disorders, describe assessment techniques, predict…

a woman trying different ways to manage anxiety

Ways to Manage Anxiety

It can be quite a challenge for individuals who struggle with anxiety disorders to learn how best to manage anxiety. Fortunately, anxiety is one of the most treatable mood disorders people face. Millions of Americans every year seek anxiety treatment for issues ranging from generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), social anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), panic disorders,…