woman taking notes during acceptance and commitment therapy

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Mental health and substance abuse disorders impact more than 25% of Americans. Both mental health and substance abuse disorders are chronic conditions that can impact your brain chemistry, judgment, behavior, and emotions. Treatment is usually required in order to learn how to properly manage your symptoms. Evidence-based and holistic treatments, including acceptance and commitment therapy,…

Man with a glass of liquor wonders is alcohol a stimulant or depressant

Is Alcohol a Stimulant or Depressant?

Some people abuse alcohol to relax, while others use it to feel more energetic. So naturally many people ask, “Is alcohol a stimulant or depressant?” Technically classified as a depressant, alcohol also has stimulating properties when used in moderation. We explain the difference between the depressant and stimulant effects below. Alcohol as a Stimulant Research…