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Alcohol and Depression

Many people find that alcohol and depression are a tough combination to beat. The way that alcohol affects the mind can be especially pronounced in people who struggle with clinical depression. If you are struggling with the use of alcohol and depression, you’re not alone. At Promises Five Palms, our counselors understand how easy it…

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Struggling With Overcoming Codependency? Five Tips For Healing

Do you find the moods of others dictate how you feel? Do you try to control others to control your happiness? If so, you may be struggling with codependency. Codependency is common when there is an addict in the family. Often, codependency occurs with types of mental illness, including anxiety and depression. If you’re struggling with codependency,…

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What is EMDR? A Guide for Your Needs

Trauma is never a comfortable experience. For many people, it can cause life-changing problems taking years or even decades to fix. Therefore, you need to understand what is EMDR and how it can help you manage your trauma. Unfortunately, trauma may also cause addiction if left untreated. As a result, you may want to try addiction treatment…