Depression and Substance Abuse

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This video describes the dynamic of how alcohol and drugs affect a person with depression. Issues such as: genetics, psycho-social dynamics, copingbehaviors and brain mechanics are explored. Treatments such as psychological therapy, twelve-step programs
and anti-depressant drugs are also presented.

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"Also watch out for reactions when something sad happens. For instance, when someone dies it's normal for everyone in the family to feel distressed. But if you feel your child's reaction is too extreme or has gone on for too long, that could also be a sign"

Dr Navina Evans

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