There have been debates for many years about this issue and opinions vary When considering this subject, ones need to consider what alcohol does to the brain. It is proven that if you drink large amounts in the long term it can cause big problems for your mental health and can cause a range … Continue reading Can giving up alcohol improve your mental health?
It doesn’t matter how many times I have to pass or say no when someone asks me if I want a drink – it’s always hard and it’s always awkward. Peer pressure isn’t just in high school folks.
So its Saturday night and you’ve organised with some friends to go out for dinner and drinks. You’ve decided to drive thinking I’ll only have one maybe two drinks, you will be fine to drive home safely. You’ve done this before and had no problems. Right! At some stage of our lives we have been … Continue reading The Dangers of Drinking and Driving
There are two types of Substance related disorders - Substance Use Disorders and Substance-Induced Disorders. Substance Use Disorders: Substance Abuse - the person will continue to use despite negative consequences. Substance Dependance - the person will also be dealing with tolerance and withdrawal. Withdrawal is a substance specific reaction that is caused when a person … Continue reading Mental Health Mondays |Substance Related Disorders