self medicating for depression

Dangers of Self-Medicating for Depression

Depression is a severe mental health disorder that can disrupt your life and lead to desperate measures to deal with the symptoms. If you have turned to drugs and alcohol to numb the pain and hopelessness, it’s time to get help. At Sunflower Wellness Retreat in Osawatomie, Kansas, we welcome clients who have been self-medicating…

couple dealing with seasonal depression

How Seasonal Depression Affects You

Seasonal depression or “seasonal affective disorder” (SAD) is a mental health issue triggered by a change of season. In most cases, people become depressed during the fall and winter seasons. As a result, many people seek help at a mental health treatment program. With therapy, a person who has the winter blues can overcome depression…

a young man suffering from major depression

What is Major Depression?

Major depression is a mood disorder that causes you to be in a constant state of depression or sadness. You may feel that you are under an emotional cloud that you cannot get out from underneath. A mental health treatment program can help you identify the root causes of depression and develop skills to cope…

a woman trying to learn about social media and depression

Social Media and Depression

According to Statista, 2.95 billion people use social media worldwide. Social media sites include Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and more. These represent some of the more popular ones. Internet usage is a common way of interacting for most people, and with that comes social media. However, the link between social media and depression is also…