Mental health issues are important to talk about in sobriety. For a lot of people, alcohol abuse and untreated mental health issues are directly related. Once alcohol is removed from the equation, mental health issues can become exacerbated. It’s important to provide people with tools and resources to help manage these. The articles in this section aim to do just that.

Alcohol is Giving You Anxiety And It’s Going To Get Worse
the connection between anxiety and alcohol abuse

Alcohol is Giving You Anxiety And It’s Going To Get Worse

With each relapse I’ve had since June 2016, I’m always reminded the next day that my brain is at odds with alcohol. The effects range. I may wake up with the shakes and feeling like I might jump out of my skin, heart racing, and mind a jumbled mess. It is also possible that I will wake up feeling incredibly depressed and have to dig deep just to get out of bed and wash or eat. Sometimes I wake up feeling wound up. I bounce off the walls and want to go, go, go! Why the Jekyll and Hyde routine? There are two answers to that question...

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