June 28, 2016

Redefining Mental Illness – NYTimes.com

TWO months ago, the British Psychological Society released a remarkable document entitled “Understanding Psychosis and Schizophrenia.” Its authors say that hearing voices and feeling paranoid are […]
June 9, 2016

Legalizing marijuana is a hazy question once you’ve seen addiction up close – LA Times

Ive spilt more than you’ve smoked,” my brother-in-law, let’s call him Marty, bragged to my husband in the throes of his addiction. A measure to legalize […]
May 26, 2016

What Drug Ads Don’t Say – NYTimes.com

DRUG companies are eager to tell you about their newest medicines. Turn on your TV or go online and there’s a new drug — with a […]
May 3, 2016

Teens say they’re addicted to technology. Here’s how parents can help

– The Washington Post Half of of all teens say they feel addicted to their mobile devices. That’s right, 50 percent of teens actually admitted that […]
April 20, 2016

Don’t Be Afraid of Alcohol Withdrawal

Have you ever wanted to quit drinking alcohol but were hesitant to do so because you feared that the withdrawal symptoms would be too severe? You […]
April 4, 2016

The Health Effects of Cocaine Abuse

The short- and long-term effects of cocaine use and abuse cause a wide variety of health issues from mild to severe. You can snort, inject or […]