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Understanding Depression & Addiction
Part of Hazelden’s Co-occurring Disorders Series
Author: Katie Evans, PhD
This brief, easy-to-read pamphlet provides information on a variety of topics related to depression and addiction, treatment, and recovery.
Excerpt from the Introduction:
“This pamphlet is for you, the person suffering from the disease of chemical dependency and the disease of major depression. It may surprise you to learn that major depression is a disease just like alcoholism, diabetes, or cancer. Maybe you’re reading this because you think, or someone close to you thinks, that you’re depressed…
The purpose of this pamphlet is to give you information about your dual diseases of major depression and chemical dependency and to offer some practical suggestions that can enhance the quality of your recovery from both disorders.”