Your emotional health and stability plays a big role in your belief system and personality. The way you look at yourself, others and the world around you, is influenced by the presence of underlying issues.
Using harmful substances (medication, drugs, alcohol, etc.) may appear to assist in alleviating symptoms in the short term. One of the effects of substance abuse is that it makes emotional health worse. Also, abusing drugs, alcohol and pharmaceuticals, can actually bring on some mental health disorders. The use of drugs can push these individuals into a mental illness. Continue Reading