By Terence T. Gorski
Depression is a significant, complicating factor in recovery from substance-use disorders. Fortunately, the recovery plans for addiction and depression are closely related. Many of the things that help people stay comfortably sober also help them manage their depression. This means a recovery plan can be developed that addresses both addiction and depression. For people already in recovery from addiction, this is good news. They already know and have practiced many of the recovery skills needed to manage depression. All they need to do is learn the few additional techniques outlined in this book.