Mental health problems and drug use seem to go together…Kids with ADHD, ODD and Conduct Disorder are more likely to use drugs, sniff glue or gasoline.
Teens and young adults with poorly managed or misdiagnosed PTSD, Depression, Bulimia, Schizophrenia have an increased risk of abusing alcohol, pain meds, marijuana….
Alert: Anyone, with a mental illness who uses/abuses substances is on a slippery slope to death 😞
#depression #PTSD #suicide
Dementia Aware: what you need to know about conditions mistaken for dementia You misplace items, you forget to take your medications, you feel tired and weak, you cannot remember what you did five days ago. You are scared and anxious, but will not see your Physician because you are worried