Why It’s Dangerous to Mix Alcohol with Medications for Mental Illness

For one, it may decrease the effectiveness of the medication

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My father died almost five years ago from liver failure due to alcoholism. He also struggled with a horrible depression that went on for most of his life. My father didn’t get a little down; he lost all ability to function when he was depressed…

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Gillian May

Gillian May

Former nurse turned writer — empowering change. Let’s talk about mental health, addictions, trauma, and wellness. Join Medium: https://gillianmay.ca/membership