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Richard Zwolinski, LMHC, CASAC, SAP, ADS and C.R. Zwolinski

Articles by Richard Zwolinski, LMHC, CASAC, SAP, ADS and C.R. Zwolinski:

  • Depression and Substance Abuse: The Chicken or the Egg?
    17 May 2016

    There’s a saying in the recovery movement: Alcohol and drug addiction can cause mental illness but mental illness does not cause addiction. However, some mental illnesses, especially those that are […]

  • Depression and Alcoholism: Five Tips for Recovery
    17 May 2016

    Alcoholics go through a period of grieving when they give up drinking. For those dually-diagnosed with alcoholism and depression, the grief over not being able to drink is intensified. That’s […]

  • A Lifetime of Joy after Clinical Depression
    17 May 2016

    This is a true story, as told to us by Alice (not her real name): When I was born my mother was dismayed — she didn’t want a child so […]

  • An Overview of Depression and Money Issues
    17 May 2016

    Being in debt, broke, and unemployed can lead to depression but the converse is also true: Depression can precipitate financial meltdown. There is the issue of lost wages. People who […]