Category: Depression

04 May
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Alcohol Use During Quarantine

Alcohol & COVID-19 Quarantine This pandemic has shaken our lives, families, and economy to the core.  We have never experienced an event like this before.  There are some unique trends that have emerged during state’s stay at home orders.  One that is not perhaps surprising is the consumption and sales of alcohol.  Alcohol sales have […]

07 Mar
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10 Signs of Depression

10 Signs of Depression Major depressive disorder causes changes to a person’s mood, appetite, sleep, and overall demeanor. It can feel like a dark cloud and that there is no way out. Check out these signs of depression. These signs are not meant to diagnose. If you think you maybe suffering from major depressive disorder, […]

18 Jan
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Surviving Opinions on Social Media

Surviving your Newsfeed We’ve all experienced it.  You’re scrolling on Instagram and you see a controversial post from a friend that surprises you. You’ve become curious and scrolled through the comments.  It shocks you to see the strong opinions that others are sharing.  Perhaps you’ve even taken part in the back and forth arguments via […]

21 Dec
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How to Cope with Emotional Pain

Why does emotional pain hurt so much? Things in life can feel overwhelming and difficult to cope with at times. LMV Counseling is dedicated to helping you manage those difficult emotions and events.  That’s why we put together this brief guide to give you some relief when the tough stuff is just too much.  You […]

09 Aug
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Depression in Women: 5 Things You Should Know

Being sad is a normal reaction to difficult times in life. But usually, the sadness goes away with a little time. Depression is different—it is a medical condition that may cause severe symptoms that can affect how you feel, think, and handle daily activities like sleeping, eating, or working. Depression is more common among women […]

15 Jun

Working Through Shame

Shame goes hand in hand with substance use.  Often when folks begin to enter into recovery or make changes in their lives, they are overcome with feelings of shame and guilt.  Shame is feeling that as a person, you are bad, inadequate, defective, unworthy or less than others.  This often results in feeling hopeless, helpless, […]

06 Apr
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Is Your Job Is Causing Depression?

Job Dissatisfaction and Depression We’ve all been there at some point in our working lives.  Our job is causing us stress and the demands seem unreasonable.  There are several reasons why people become dissatisfied with their jobs.  Some of the most common reasons are: Poor management style- including a terrible boss Bullying or harassment in […]