August 6, 2020
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Mental Disorders, Addiction, and Art: Representation and Therapy

Mental health disorders and addiction have a very complex relationship. Someone suffering from an addiction of any kind can create an unstable and difficult emotional state, while someone suffering from anxiety, depression, or any other mental health disorder may look to drugs or alcohol in order to help them ease their pains. In recovery, it is important to address both the mental health and addiction aspects simultaneously in order to pursue a holistic recovery. However, a key part of recovery is voice. Expressing the complex emotional state of someone who suffers from anxiety, depression, or an addiction of any kind is a difficult task for anyone to undertake as words […]