Tag: Mental Health

How Isolation Can Affect Mental Health

How Isolation Can Affect Mental Health Although social distancing can effectively slow the spread of COVID-19, it can also adversely cause people to feel lonely and isolated. Social isolation can significantly impact one’s mental health, causing or adding to conditions like physical inactivity, poor hygiene, depression, anxiety, and dementia. As…

Mental Health and Addiction

Mental Health and Addiction Mental health and substance addiction often go hand in hand. According to the Journal of American Medical Association, 50% of individuals with a severe mental health condition also have a co-occurring substance abuse disorder. Those suffering from mental health illnesses are more likely to abuse drugs…